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Trump Picks EPA Chief

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is expected to nominate Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, a source close to Pruitt said Wednesday. En... Read More

Smith excited about benefits of Trump Administration

Third District Congressman Adrian Smith says the country, and agriculture in particular should be excited about the election of Donald Trump as President. Smith said during a conference call with reporters that Trump favors rolling back many of th... Read More

National Pork Board Releases Statement on Discovery of Antibiotic-Resistant Gene

The National Pork Board today reacted to the recent research paper from the Ohio State University research study detailing the researchers’ discovery of an antibiotic-resistant gene in one farrowing barn. According to the National Pork Board, an... Read More

Scottsbluff, Gering councils express intent to purchase Industrial Park property

The Scottsbluff and Gering city councils at a joint meeting Wednesday voted to move forward with the process to purchase property on the east side of Gering for a Joint Industrial Park. The large property runs along the west side of 21st Avenue from ... Read More

Dec. 7, 2016

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 2.50 (-0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 2.50 (-0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 2.50 (-0.05) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.05 (-0.05) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.05 (-0.05) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Huskers and Nittany Lions Set for Friday Morning Battle

The top-seeded Nebraska volleyball team begins the Lincoln Regional with a semifinal showdown against 16th-seeded Penn State on Friday at 11 a.m. at the Bob Devaney Sports Center on ESPNU. Doors will open at 10 a.m. Eighth-seeded Washington will face... Read More

Weekly Ethanol Production for 12/02

According to EIA data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association, ethanol production averaged 1.023 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 42.97 million gallons daily. That is up 11,000 b/d from the week before and tied for the largest total in 15 weeks... Read More

USDA Announces New Conservation Opportunities to Improve Water Quality and Restore Wildlife Habitat

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will offer farmers and ranchers more opportunities to participate in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). The announcement includes new CRP practices ... Read More

Alliance and Mitchell councils reorganize, James honored for 20 years of service

The Alliance and Mitchell city councils welcomed new members Tuesday evening, and in the case of Alliance re-elected their current Mayor. Ralph Yeager remains the Mayor of Alliance after re-election by his colleagues on the council. Yeager will be... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Issues Directive on Ag Land Assessments

Governor Pete Ricketts announced a plan today to make adjustments to the land assessment process that will exclude factors that cause premiums on the purchase price of land parcels. “Farmers and ranchers identified a number of factors where non-... Read More

Huskers host no. 10 Creighton tonight

The Nebraska men's basketball team begins one of the most anticipated non-conference weeks in recent memory Wednesday evening, as the Huskers host No. 10 (AP/Coaches) Creighton at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Tipoff for the annual intrastate matchup betwe... Read More