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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 growt... 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

House Ways and Means Committee Passes TPA Legislation

Last night, the House Ways and Means Committee passed Trade Promotion Authority legislation (H.R. 1890) by a bi-partisan vote of 25 to 13. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association President and Chugwater, Wyo. cattleman Philip Ellis issued the foll... Read More

Northfield Elementary students celebrate Arbor Day in Gering

Today is Arbor Day,  and 4th Graders in Gering did their part to carry out a Nebraska tradition. Students from Northfield Elementary school were planting trees at Northfield park this morning. Murphy/KNEB/RRN Community Forester Amy Seiler ... Read More

American Farm Bureau Hails  Senate Trade Promotion Vote

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 23, 2015—The American Farm Bureau Federation today applauded the Senate Committee on Finance for its approval of the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015. “We thank Chairman Hatch and... Read More

Huskers to Face Wildcats In Grand Island

The Nebraska volleyball team plays its only official match of the spring when it takes on Kansas State in Grand Island on Saturday at the Heartland Events Center. The match is set to begin at 6 p.m., with doors opening 60 minutes prior to first serve... Read More

Eagles host spring game Saturday

The Chadron State College football team will wrap up spring practice by playing its spring game on the Elliott Field turf Saturday. The Eagles will take the field at 10 a.m. and begin playing about 10:30, head coach Jay Long said. The Eagles' spri... Read More

Three Alliance High School students place in statewide finance challenge

Nebraska Treasurer Don Stenberg says that a team from Alliance High School took 3rd place in a statewide finance challenge competition. Rhegan Fritzier, Bailey O’Conner, and Anthony Hare took the bronze at the Personal Finance Challenge competi... Read More

USDA’s Building Blocks for Climate Smart Agriculture & Forestry – Fact Sheet

Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is announcing a comprehensive and detailed approach to support farmers, ranchers, and forest land owners in their response to climate change. The framework consists of 10 building blocks that span a range of ... Read More