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NBB Sends Letter to Congress Urging Action on Biodiesel Tax Incentive

WASHINGTON – The National Biodiesel Board sent a letter to House and Senate tax committee leaders urging extension of the biodiesel tax incentive before it expires on December 31st. The letter was s... Read More

Huskers Ready to Take On Wisconsin

Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska football team practiced for 90 minutes in half pads and helmets Wednesday afternoon. Both the defense and offense started with stretching and individual drills in the Hawks Championship Center, before the offense move... Read More

(AUDIO) After Trade Mission, EU Companies Intent to Purchase NE Beef

Last week a Nebraska trade team promoted the state's beef in the European Union. On Thursday, Governor Pete Ricketts and Department of Agriculture Director Greg Ibach announced six letters of intentions to purchase Nebraska beef. Representatives ... Read More

USDA Announces $45 Million in Grants to Help Agricultural Producers and Small Rural Businesses Develop New Products

EAU CLAIRE, Wis., Oct. 27, 2016 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA is providing more than $45 million to help farmers, ranchers, small businesses and entrepreneurs nationwide develop new product lines. USDA is investing i... Read More

Volleyball Sub District and District Pairings Released

Volleyball Sub District and District Pairings in the state of Nebraska were released on Thursday. Click on the link below and click on the Sub-Districts and Districts tab to view the pairings. Read More

Retail Fertilizer Trends DAP, 10-34-0 Hit Four-Month Lows

Average retail fertilizer prices remained virtually unchanged for the third week of October, coming off nine weeks of steady decline, according to fertilizer retailers surveyed by DTN. All eight of the major fertilizer remain lower than the previous ... Read More

Oct. 27, 2016

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 2.71 (steady) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 2.71 (steady) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 2.71 (steady) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.15 (+0.03) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.15 (+0.03) Frenchman Va... Read More

Grim budget news for Wyoming K-12 funding

 State budget analysts say Wyoming K-12 schools will be short $103 million for the current two-year funding cycle because of the economic downturn. The drop was reported in the Consensus Revenue Estimating Group budget analysis released Monday.... Read More

In a Switch, U.S. Abstains From Cuba Embargo Vote at U.N.

The U.S. abstained for the first time from a vote on a United Nations resolution calling for an end to the U.S. embargo on Cuba, as part of a major policy reversal. The final vote on Wednesday was 191 in favor of the resolution, with the U.S. and ... Read More

Scottsbluff man facing multiple firearms charges

A 29 year old Scottsbluff man is facing multiple felony charges after police learned he had purchased 8 handguns from a local dealer while having an active protection order against him. Jose Arellano was arrested October 14th after Scottsbluff Pol... Read More

Nebraska State Director Maxine Moul Names Tami Bailey as Project Manager of the Year

South Sioux City, Neb., October 27, 2016—USDA Rural Development State Director Maxine Moul today presented a plaque to Tami Bailey for her excellence in performance as Project Manager for South Sioux City, Nebraska and the South Sioux City Communit... Read More