Biodiesel Industry Seeks to Reverse Argentina Import Decision

WASHINGTON – The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) is calling for the EPA to stay its recent decision to streamline Argentinian biodiesel imports to the U.S. under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), pe... Read More

CME Group Announces First Trades of New Physically Delivered Cocoa Futures Contract on CME Europe

LONDON, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, announced the first trades of its new Physically Delivered Cocoa futures contract (contract code CCP), which were launched yesterday on ... Read More

Nebraska panel moves bill to legalize ridesharing services

A bill that would allow Uber, Lyft and other ridesharing services to operate legally in Nebraska is headed to a vote in the Legislature. The Transportation and Telecommunications Committee voted 5-2 on Tuesday to advance regulations for the smart... Read More

Associated Press All State Girls Basketball Team

CLASS A Name, School, Height, Grade First team Chloe Akin-Otiko, Bellevue West, 5-10, Jr. Jaycee Bradley, Norfolk, 5-10, Sr. Jay Bridgeman, Omaha Westside, 6-1, Sr. Tantashea Giger, Lincoln Northeast, 5-8, Sr. Kianna Ibis, Omaha ... Read More

Slavin Delivers ARS 2015 W.O. Atwater Memorial Lecture at Experimental Biology

BOSTON, March 31, 2015—"Food is not a talisman: Reflections on the science and practice of nutrition," is the subject of Joanne L. Slavin's 2015 W.O.A. Memorial Lecture, which she delivers today at the Experimental Biology meeting in Boston. Sla... Read More

Neb. Soybean Board bullish on biodiesel

LINCOLN, Neb. — Biodiesel is expected to remain an important driver of demand for soybeans in the future despite market uncertainties and declining production in 2014, according to leaders with the Nebraska Soybean Board (NSB). NSB Executive Direct... Read More

New County Attorney appointed for Box Butte County

For the second time this month, Box Butte County Officials have named a new County Attorney. Charlotte Hood has agreed to take the job once held by longtime County Attorney Kathleen Hutchinson. Earlier this Month, former U.S. Attorney for Nebra... Read More

USDA Report Shows Higher Soybean, Lower Corn Acres Versus 2014

Farmers are projected to plant record acreage for soybeans this year, but USDA's Prospective Plantings report estimates planted soybean acres will come in at 84.64 million acres, slightly below pre-report averages. Planted corn acres are projected a... Read More

Photos released from Alliance Shopko robbery

The Alliance Police Department has released several photos from an armed robbery that took place Monday afternoon. Lieutenant Ken Hart says that around 12:13 p.m . an armed man went to the Shopko pharmacy, pointed two handguns at the pharmacist ... Read More

LB 106, introduced by Senator Dan Watermeier, adopts the Livestock Operation Siting and Expansion Act

LB 106: ·       Balances local control, orderly development and economic opportunities in rural Nebraska. ·       Provides predictability and certainty, uniformity, and clear parameters for livestock expansion. ·       E... Read More

Scottsbluff High School scores well in NSAA Cellular Cup competition

Each year, U.S. Cellular® and the Nebraska School Activities Association recognize the most successful interscholastic high school activities programs in state championship-level competition. Public and private NSAA member schools in four classific... Read More