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NHL Scores

NHL STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS Friday's Games Washington 4, N.Y. Islanders 3 (series tied 1-1) Montreal 3, Ottawa 2, OT (Canadiens lead series 2-0) Vancouver 4, Calgary 1 (series tied 1-1) Nashvil... Read More

Nebraska Farmers Union Receives Grants from Nebraska Environmental Trust & Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality

Lincoln, NE – April 16, 2015 –Nebraska Farmers Union (NeFU) announced today that it will receive two grants for their “Food Waste Reduction through Vermicomposting and Composting” project. The Nebraska Environmental Trust Board announced f... Read More

NSP Applauds Bipartisan introduction of TPA Legislation

NSP Applauds Bipartisan introduction of TPA Legislation The National Sorghum Producers welcomed the introduction yesterday of bipartisan Trade Promotion Authority legislation that will establish the necessary rules and guidelines for trade agreeme... Read More

Statement by Bob Stallman, President,  American Farm Bureau Federation,  Regarding the Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 16, 2015 – “Farmers and ranchers need tax laws that protect their family businesses. They don’t want to be punished for their success. With House passage of the Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015, we are one step closer to tax... Read More

Central Nebraska Family Wins Conservation Award

LINCOLN, April 17, 2015 – The Shaw family is the recipient of the 2015 Leopold Conservation Award in Nebraska. This award, given by the Sand County Foundation in partnership with Nebraska Cattlemen, Cargill, and a diverse group of agriculture and c... Read More

Farmer Co-ops Applaud Bipartisan Trade Promotion Authority Agreement

Washington, D.C. (April 17, 2015)—The National Council of Farmer Cooperatives (NCFC) today applauded the introduction of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation in the Senate and expressed hope that the chamber would move to consider the bill e... Read More

Nebraska Wheat Crop Report

According to the USDA Crop Progress and Condition Report dated April 13, 2015, temperatures averaged above normal. Cloudy conditions, combined with drizzle, began mid-week and extended through Friday. This kept fieldwork to a minimum but did litt... Read More

Obama: Trade politics difficult, but opposition helps China

WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Barack Obama says the politics of international trade have always been difficult, especially within the Democratic Party. But he says U.S. opposition to new trade agreements would give China a leg up in setting the rules f... Read More

NPPC Welcomes Legislation To Renew TPA

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 16, 2015 – Calling it imperative for finalizing free trade agreements that boost U.S. exports and create U.S. jobs, the National Pork Producers Council welcomed today’s introduction of bipartisan legislation granting the p... Read More

Bluffs woman strikes plea deal in forgery case

An 18-year-old Scottsbluff woman has struck a plea deal on a forgery case to avoid going to trial. Jesika Gillett pleaded no-contest to an amended charge of 2nd Degree Forgery (More than $300, Less than $1,000)  on Friday afternoon in Scotts Bluf... Read More

House Votes to Repeal the Death Tax

WASHINGTON (April 16, 2015) – The House voted 240 to 179 today for full repeal of the Death Tax, a tax that is threatening the livelihoods of farmers and ranchers across the country. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association President Philip Ellis s... Read More