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Nebraska Cattlemen Statement on Ag Provisions in Government Spending Bill

LINCOLN, NE (March 23, 2018) -  Nebraska Cattlemen welcome the news that Congress included key policy provisions affecting agriculture in the omnibus spending bill, which funds the government for t... Read More

KDA Seeks Participants for Beef Genetics Trade Mission to Argentina

MANHATTAN, Kan. — The Kansas Department of Agriculture is seeking individuals to participate in a beef genetics trade mission to Argentina from July 24 to Aug. 1, 2018. In an effort to increase market opportunities for U.S. and Kansas beef genetic... Read More

March 23, 2018

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 4.01 (+0.08) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 4.01 (+0.08) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 4.01 (+0.08) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.39 (+0.08) New Alliance / Alliance – 4.39 (+0.08) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Farmers for Free Trade: Tariffs Make American Farmers a Target

Brian Kuehl, Executive Director of Farmers for Free Trade, says the Section 301 tariff announcement against China is bad news for American agriculture. The group says these tariffs will put a target on the backs of American farmers. Kuehl says, ... Read More

Former Nebraska Farm Bureau President Bryce Neidig  Passes Away at the age of 86

LINCOLN, NEB. – Bryce Neidig, the second longest serving president of Nebraska Farm Bureau, was remembered for being an articulate and popular president who was enthusiastic about the future of Farm Bureau and agriculture. He died March 22 at the a... Read More

Omnibus Spending Bill Also Contains Livestock “Fixes”

The U.S. Cattlemen’s Association was pleased to see that the omnibus appropriations spending bill released on Wednesday night has what it called “two commonsense solutions to regulatory overreach in the Fiscal Year 2018.” The spending bill i... Read More

Abortion impasse stalls Nebraska budget bill a 2nd time

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A dispute over abortion and family-planning services has stalled a Nebraska state budget bill for the second time, prompting a rebuke from the Speaker of the Legislature. Lawmakers voted 31-7 on Friday to force an end to debat... Read More

Congressional Spending Bill Includes DAIRY PRIDE Act Language in Victory for Milk Labeling Standards

ARLINGTON, VA – The congressional spending bill approved Thursday in the House and awaiting final vote in the Senate directs the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take action against mislabeled imitation dairy foods, representing a major v... Read More

Nebraska senators blast budget bill

Nebraska U.S. Senators Ben Sasse and Deb Fischer are harshly criticizing a $1.3 trillion spending bill that has quickly passed both houses of Congress without any time for members to see what is in it. Sasse said "Every Republican would vote again... Read More

CSC to begin spring football drills

CHADRON, Neb. -- March 22, 2018 -- With lots of holes to fill on defense, but most of the starters from a year ago returning on offense, the Chadron State College football team will open its spring drills on Monday, March 26. The Eagles finished ... Read More

String of Scottsbluff burglaries prompt Police to warn residents

The Scottsbluff Police department has received 7 burglary complaints in the past 3 weeks. According to Captain Tony Straub, most of the burglaries have occurred in the residential areas between 20th Street and 28th Street. Forced entry was foun... Read More