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Senator Roberts to US Trade Rep Lighthizer: We Need Markets for Agriculture; Must be Proactive not Reactive

WASHINGTON, D.C. – At a hearing of the Senate Finance Committee on the administration’s trade agenda, U.S. Senator Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) today called on U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthize... Read More

What is the right amount of state funding for NU?

There was a lot of discussion Wednesday during the budget debate about whether the University of Nebraska is spending its money wisely and how much the state should support it financially. Senator Steve Erdman of Bayard introduced an amendment to ... Read More

UNL joins other Big Ten schools to combat cyber security threats

Five Big Ten Academic Alliance institutions have partnered to help enhance the schools' cyber security. Indiana University, Northwestern University, Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln announced on Wednesd... Read More

March 22, 2018

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.93 (+0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.93 (+0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.93 (+0.05) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.31 (+0.06) New Alliance / Alliance – 4.31 (+0.06) Frenchman Valle... Read More

March 21, 2018

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.88 (-0.04) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.88 (-0.04) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.88 (-0.04) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.25 (-0.10) New Alliance / Alliance – 4.25 (-0.10) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Perdue:  Administration Unlikely to Cap RIN Prices

An Agri-Pulse report says it appears that the Trump administration will not be putting a cap on the price of biofuel credits, known as Renewable Identification Numbers. Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue says the administration will more likely try to brin... Read More

Officer shortage results in on-call status for Alliance Police

A police officer shortage in the city of Alliance has led the city council to approve an amendment to its police contract that allows the Police chief to provide for an on-call officer during shifts. City Manager Rick Kuckkahn says they currently ... Read More

China vows to defend its interests against US trade actions

BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese government vowed Thursday to take "all necessary measures" to defend the country's interests if President Donald Trump targets it for allegedly stealing American technology or pressuring U.S. companies to hand it over. ... Read More

Governor celebrates National Ag Week

In celebration of National Ag Week Governor Pete Ricketts and Nebraska Department of Agriculture Director Steve Wellman were touring Nebraska. The two stopped in Sidney on March 21, in order to meet with ag producers, the public and visit Agri-Pla... Read More

Trump seeks new China tariffs, as trade war worries mount

President Donald Trump on Thursday directed his top trade adviser to impose an estimated $50 billion in new tariffs against Chinese goods, his latest move against what he sees as unfair trade practices even as markets remain skittish about a possib... Read More

John Deere Concerned About Trade Retaliation

The world’s largest maker of agriculture equipment, Deere and Company, is worried that possible trade tensions between the U.S. and other countries could affect its machinery sales. A Bloomberg report says the steel and aluminum tariffs on impor... Read More