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Fischer Introduces FUELS Act to Alleviate Burden on Agriculture

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW), introduced legislation that would provide regulatory relief for Nebraska’s agriculture produce... Read More

(Video) Huskers Knocked Out Of Tourney Early

Omaha – Nebraska's trip to Omaha was a short one this time around as the Huskers went 0-2 at the Big Ten Tournament falling to Indiana on Thursday 6-2. NU had just swept Indiana last weekend in Lincoln. Freshman Matt Waldron tossed 5.2 innings for ... Read More

LEAD Conference: Leaders Rise Up in Phoenix

The Leaders Engaged in Angus Development (LEAD) conference is set to take place Aug. 4-7 in Phoenix, Ariz. The 2016 event is themed “Rising Up in Phoenix” and is designed for National Junior Angus Association (NJAA) members 14 to 21 years of age.... Read More

Santorum Warns Trump on Ethanol

When he was campaigning in Iowa, Donald Trump used his support for federal protections for the corn ethanol industry as a cudgel to attack rival Ted Cruz, who is for phasing out the Renewable Fuel Standard when it expires in 2022. But now Mr. Trump'... Read More

KDA Seeks Participants for Beef Genetics Trade Missions

MANHATTAN, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Agriculture is seeking individuals to participate on agricultural trade missions to Argentina and Uruguay. Tentatively, the Argentina mission will take place July 25-31, 2016, and the Uruguay mission Sept.... Read More

Riverside Park flooding should recede now with plan (video included)

A plan has been put into place Thursday morning that has already begun the process of alleviating immediate river flooding issues that have forced the closure of Riverside Park in Scottsbluff. A change in the slough (slew) was causing water to acc... Read More

WOTUS Agriculture Exemptions in Question

The waters of the United States rule may be halted nationally by a federal court but a district of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in California already is and has been enforcing aspects of the rule, according to testimony given to a U.S. Senate com... Read More

Big comeback by Alliance sinks Platte Valley Companies

Gering Platte Valley Companies and Alliance combined for 27 runs in their baseball game Wednesday night in Alliance.  Fourteen of those came in the seventh and final inning. Eight of the 14 runs belonged to Alliance in their final at-bat  as the... Read More

FDA Issues Final Food Defense Regulation

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today finalized a new food safety rule under the landmark, bipartisan FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) that will help to prevent wide-scale public health harm by requiring companies in the Unite... Read More

Greenwood finishes 2nd in Class C state golf tournament

A solid two days of golf helped Kimball's Jordan Greenwood and his Longhorn teammates to top ten finishes, both individually and as a team, at the Class C state tournament in Kearney. Greenwood had rounds of 76 and 75 at the Kearney Country Club t... Read More

Wright finishes 5th in Class B

Scottsbluff's Jonah Wright wrapped up his high school golf career with a fifth place finish at the Class B state tournament in Lincoln Wednesday. Wright finished his career with a round of 80 on the Pioneers Course.  His two-day total of 151 left... Read More