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National Biodiesel Board Applauds New Biodiesel Tax Credit Bill

Today the National Biodiesel Board applauded the introduction of a bipartisan biodiesel tax credit bill that would convert the blender’s credit for biodiesel to a $1-per-gallon production credit for... Read More

Corn with a cover of grass

The phrase “a double-edged sword” describes something that is beneficial in some ways but problematic in others. One example is removing maize stover (the husks, stems and leaves of corn plants) from fields. Maize stover is used to make cellulosi... Read More

(VIDEO) EPW Committee Testimony: WOTUS Rule Won’t Hold Up In Court

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, today participated in a hearing focused on reviewing the technical, scientific, and legal basis of the Obama administration... Read More

Nebraska Extension Field Crop Scout Training is May 10

Growers and industry representatives who want to learn how to better manage corn and soybean pests are encouraged to register for Nebraska Extension's field crop scout training course May 10 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Eastern Nebraska Re... Read More

Smith Congratulates Gering High School Students on Winning National Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest

Congressman Adrian Smith  met with Gering High School students today during their trip to Washington, D.C., for the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow national awards luncheon. At the luncheon, Gering High School was selected as one of three national wi... Read More

KNEB.tv News: April 26, 2017

Today on KNEB.tv News: Gering High School wins national competition using STEAM principles, and scoring them $150,000 in technology for their school Scottsbluff  man arrested following high speed pursuit in Gering Round table discussion o... Read More

Ag Groups Fear Potential Withdrawal of NAFTA

WASHINGTON (April 26, 2017) – Following reports Wednesday that an executive order is being prepared that would withdraw the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) many U.S. Ag groups released reacted with concern over th... Read More

NCTA‘s Rittenhouse and Smith are associate professors

Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture faculty members Mary Rittenhouse and Douglas Smith of Curtis are among University of Nebraska personnel honored this week in Lincoln. The pair of professors are among honorees recognized on April 25 with a p... Read More

Man Arrested for NE Colorado Wildfire

Authorities have arrested a man suspected of starting a wildfire that scorched more than 30,000 acres, destroyed three homes and killed hundreds of head of cattle in northeastern Colorado. The Denver Post reports 39-year-old Patrick Svoboda was ar... Read More

April 26, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 2.88 (Steady) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 2.88 (Steady) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 2.88 (Steady) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.26 (Steady) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.26 (Steady) Frenchman ... Read More

Cool Weather in the Midwest Endangers Corn, Soybean Seedlings

ROCKVILLE, Md. (DTN) -- April is drawing to a close and farmers are itching to get planters rolling. However, a cool, wet trend moving across the Midwest this week puts corn and soybean seeds at a high risk of imbibitional chilling, agronomists warn... Read More