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Farm Bureau Alarmed by Politicization of EU’s  Food Approval Process

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 24, 2015 – The American Farm Bureau today praised the European Commission for its careful and scientific analysis in approving seventeen different genetically modified agricu... Read More

Monsanto Announces Five Regional Winners In 2015 America's Farmers

ST. LOUIS (Apr. 24, 2015) – When Monsanto opened its search for the 2015 America’s Farmers Mom of the Year, the company knew it would get a lot of fantastic nominations. This year, though, the judging was particularly difficult because of all the... Read More

Firefighter Ministry Garage Sale slated for Saturday

The Firefighter Ministry will be holding its annual Benefit Garage Sale on Saturday from 7 a.m.  to 3 p.m. at the First Baptist Church Annex building 3009 Avenue I in Scottsbluff. All the proceeds from this garage sale go to benefit the Firefigh... Read More

EU approves more GM food as row simmers

BRUSSELS (AP) _ The European Union has authorized the use of more genetically modified food and feed amid a row over whether EU member states should be able to independently ban certain GM products. The EU's executive commission said Friday that i... Read More

Lawmakers Press EPA to Approve RFS That Matches Purpose of 2005 Law

OMAHA (DTN) -- The biofuels industry received a boost from a bipartisan group of United States senators who on Thursday leaned on EPA to finalize a Renewable Fuels Standard that sparks continued growth in the industry. EPA announced on April 1... Read More

Monsanto's Fraley discusses agricultural innovations, challenges

The public gathered Tuesday at Nebraska Innovation Campus to hear from Monsanto Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Robert Fraley during the final Heuermann Lecture of the 2014-2015 season. The lecture was titled "2050: Agricultu... Read More

This Arbor Day put more green in spring with American Ethanol

LINCOLN, NEB. – From creating a cleaner air environment to forming windbreaks that stabilize the soil, planting trees is a sustainable effort that all Nebraskans are encouraged to participate in this Arbor Day. Also joining this sustainable effort ... Read More

UNL to break ground on new Veterinary Diagnostic Center

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is scheduled to break ground on a new Veterinary Diagnostic Center April 29 on UNL's East Campus. The groundbreaking is scheduled for 4 p.m. with a reception afterward in the Ken Morrison Life Sciences Research Cent... Read More

Monsanto Ranks No. 43 on the 2015 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity

ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 24, 2015-- For the seventh year in a row, DiversityInc(R) has recognized Monsanto Company for its commitment to diversity and inclusion by naming the sustainable agriculture company to its 2015 Top 50 Companies for D... Read More

Gering man federally indicted on child porn charges

A 60-year-old Gering man is charged in a two-count Indictment from a federal Grand Jury for the District of Nebraska. Richard Rinker is charged with receipt and distribution of child pornography and possession of child pornography. If convicted on... Read More

WNCC students put math in action for real world experience

Students in one Western Nebraska Community College class stepped out of the classroom today to get some real....hands on experience. Lacy Krakow took her Mathematical Applications class on Friday to Wolf Auto Center to "buy" a car. The student... Read More