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Governor Ricketts Once Again Fails to Deliver Property Tax Relief

LINCOLN—Nebraska Farmers Union’s Board of Directors evaluated the wins and losses in the recently concluded legislative session during their spring board meeting.  Like most Nebraskans, the Nebra... Read More

Cattlemen Invite President Trump and Vice President Pence to Survey Wildfire Damage in Oklahoma

WASHINGTON (April 25, 2018) - Today the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and the Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association invited President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence to visit Oklahoma and survey the damage caused by devastating w... Read More

Mitchell man accused of sexually assaulting a child

A 41-year-old Mitchell man has been arrested on charges of 1st Degree Sexual Assault of a Child and Possession of Child Pornography. Mitchell Police arrested Kenneth Davis on Monday following a two-and-a-half week investigation into possible child... Read More

(VIDEO) Secretary Perdue Commemorates First Year at USDA

(Washington, D.C., April 25, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue commemorated his first year at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today by releasing a new interactive website and video. In his first year, Secretary Perdu... Read More

EPA Waivers Top 1 Billion Gallons

OMAHA (DTN) -- Waivers granted to small refineries in 2016 and 2017 may have prevented about 1.6 billion gallons of biofuels from entering the fuel supply, according to a new analysis of EPA (…) performed by the Renewable Fuels ... Read More

April 25, 2018

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 4.39 (+0.14) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 4.39 (+0.14) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 4.39 (+0.14) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.59 (+0.14) New Alliance / Alliance – 4.59 (+0.14) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Farm Service Agency Makes Administrative Change to the Livestock Indemnity Program

CANADIAN, Texas – Underway now, agricultural producers who have lost livestock to disease, resulting from a weather disaster, have an additional way to become eligible for a key U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) disaster assistance program. US... Read More

Trucking Foundation committee awards $21,000 community college scholarships

Lincoln, NE – The Nebraska Trucking Foundation Board of Trustees awarded 14 scholarships of $1,500 each to support students pursuing careers in professional truck driving or diesel technology. The 2018 scholarship funds are distributed to Nebra... Read More

TCD shows off redesigned eCenter during open house

Twin Cities Development today is holding an open house for their newly designed eCenter while hosting Gering High alum and entrepreneur Steve Schmutzer. TCD Community and Economic Development Director Keith Ellis says with its new redesign, the eC... Read More

Soy Growers in D.C. to Talk Tariffs, Importance of Trade with China

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 25, 2018) — American Soybean Association (ASA) farmer leaders from across the country took to Capitol Hill today to talk with lawmakers about the potential impact of Chinese tariffs on U.S. soybeans. ASA President and Iowa f... Read More

Corn with straw mulch builds yield, soil carbon

How do you boost soil water content and soil health without irrigating? Best cover it with a layer of straw, a new study concludes.   Farmers in China’s Loess Plateau have for decades used both plastic and straw as a soil cover, or mul... Read More