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Shields Named to Allstate NABC Good Works Team

Lincoln – University of Nebraska senior forward Shavon Shields was became the first Husker men’s basketball student-athlete named to the Allstate NABC Good Works Teams® announced Tuesday morning.... Read More

Nebraska company to ship beef to Israel, officials say

Nebraska authorities say a Hastings company will be sending the first significant shipment of beef from the United States to Israel since Israel banned U.S. beef imports more than a dozen years ago. Israel had barred U.S. beef after a case of mad ... Read More

Supreme Court to hear former Sidney Police Chief appeal

The Nebraska Supreme Court will hear an appeal from Sidney's former police chief who was convicted of obstructing government operations. Byron Wilkinson was convicted after pleading no contest in July and was sentenced to 30 days. Prosecutors say... Read More

Fischer Praises Nebraska Beef Agreement with Israel

WASHINGTON – This morning, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a new agreement with Israel to lift the ban on U.S. beef imports for the first time since 2003. Shipments will come from Nebraska’s WR Reserve plant in Hastings. U.S. ... Read More

USDA Increases Corn and Soybean Stocks

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- USDA increased its forecast for Brazil and Argentina's corn production to 84 million metric tons and 27 mmt, respectively. Both numbers were above the range of pre-report expectations. Soybean production in Brazil was left unch... Read More

Australia has beef with claims alleging ties to Chipotle outbreaks

The Australian beef industry says claims its beef was to blame for damaging foodborne illness outbreaks at Chipotle Mexican Grill are unsubstantiated. Several media outlets were reporting the burrito chain said privately Australian beef was to bla... Read More

DHHS raises cost concerns about Nebraska Medicaid proposal

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services is once again raising cost concerns about a proposal to insure thousands of low-income residents with Medicaid funding under the Affordable Care Act. The department on Tuesday released a consult... Read More

ARC Yield Lawsuits Possible

Law firms and grain marketers are pushing for possible legal action against the U.S. Department of Agriculture over the way USDA came up with the final county yield totals for the Agriculture Risk Coverage program. Complaints have festered since l... Read More

Weekend storm brings WHP reminder to be prepared when in vehicles

The Wyoming Highway Patrol is reminding everyone when traveling in inclement weather to keep your fuel tanks full, have extra blankets, a shovel, non-perishable food and water that can help you survive an extended time if you become stranded on a hig... Read More

Small Changes Expected in February Reports

Compared to January’s market-movers, the February USDA reports are projected to include relatively small adjustments. “Traders are looking forward to the USDA report on Tuesday with the hope of getting new news to create greater movement in pr... Read More

Gering cruises past Ogallala

After two heartbreaking home losses the Gering High Bulldogs were able to turn the tables and get a big win on the home hardwoods, downing Ogallala Monday night 69-43. Senior Austin Hoffman paced Gering with a game high 26 points, 13 coming in the... Read More