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ACE sends letter urging extension of cellulosic biofuel,  biodiesel tax credits

Sioux Falls, SD- The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings sent a letter today to Chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means Kevin Brady and Chairman of the Committee on Finance Orr... Read More

Gering High looking to expand intern program

Gering High School is looking for business partners to expand its student intern program. Principal Eldon Hubbard says they were able to place half a dozen students this semester, but would like to grow that number because of all the quality vocat... Read More

Forecast shows languid farm income won't stall Nebraska economy

While weak farm income continues to be a soft spot for the state economy, Nebraska can expect growth through 2020 in several key sectors, according to the latest long-term economic forecast produced by the Nebraska Business Forecast Council and the U... Read More

I-29 Moo University 2018 Winter Workshop Series

ORANGE CITY, Iowa — The I-29 Moo University collaboration will be offering their Winter Workshop Series January 8-12, 2018. They encourage all dairy producers, students, stakeholders and industry personnel to attend. The series focus is From Fie... Read More

Nebraska Air Guard’s 155th Air Refueling Wing for Earning 13th U.S. Air Force Outstanding Unit Award

Today, Governor Pete Ricketts congratulated the men and women of the Nebraska Air National Guard’s Lincoln-based 155th Air Refueling Wing on a prestigious award the unit earned.  The 155th recently achieved the U.S. Air Force’s prestigious Outst... Read More

UNL students present options for Gering redevelopment site

University of Nebraska Lincoln students were at Gering city hall Thursday evening presenting their design options for potential redevelopment of the former B & T Metals recycling site on South 3rd Street. The design options were based on input... Read More

Florida Citrus Crop Estimates Decline Further

The Department of Agriculture says Florida will produce four million less boxes of oranges than previously estimated. The decline, attributed to damage from Hurricane Irma, has USDA predicting Florida will produce 46 million boxes of oranges. The ... Read More

Cousins accused of holding woman at gun point at Lake Minatare home

Two Scotts Bluff County men have been charged for allegedly holding a woman against her will at gunpoint and threatening to kill her. 47-year-old David Barraza and 43-year-old Daniel Barraza are charged with: Use of a Firearm to Commit a Felony, F... Read More

CoBank announces 2018 board officers

DENVER (PRNewswire) — CoBank, a cooperative bank serving agribusinesses, rural infrastructure providers and Farm Credit associations throughout the United States, announced  board officers for 2018.  The CoBank board elects its officers to serve ... Read More

Report Outlines BayerAG-Monsanto Merger Impact

A research document released by Farmers and Families First shows the proposed BayerAG-Monsanto merger would reduce competition and increase cost for farmers. The white paper says the deal would create a $66 billion corporation with “unprecedented c... Read More

Newly Appointed Minnesota Senator Strong Supporter of Ethanol

The appointed U.S. Senator to take the place of Democrat Al Franken of Minnesota will “fiercely defend ethanol.” The Washington Examiner reports Democrat Tina Smith will add another big voice of support for corn ethanol in Congress. Smith was ... Read More