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California to List Glyphosate as Cancer-Causing

Glyphosate, an herbicide and the active ingredient in Monsanto's popular Roundup weed killer, will be added to California's list of chemicals known to cause cancer effective July 7, the state's Office... Read More

Secretary Perdue to Travel to China to Mark Return of U.S. Beef

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will travel to China this week, joining with U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad, to formally mark the return of U.S. beef to the Chinese market after a 13-year hiatus.  In events ... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

Major League Baseball Monday  scores INTERLEAGUE= Final L.A. Angels 4 L.A. Dodgers 0 AMERICAN LEAGUE= Final Cleveland 15 Texas 9 Final Boston 4 Minnesota 1 Final N-Y Yankees 6 Chi White Sox 5 NATIONAL LEAGUE= Final Arizona 6 Phi... Read More

Business community urges Gering Council to welcome new concrete company

Members of the Gering business community Monday night urged the city council to streamline their approval process and welcome a Wyoming firm that  wants to build a concrete plant and regional offices  at the proposed Joint Industrial park in east G... Read More

Singer's 12 Ks help Gators beat LSU in CWS finals opener

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Brady Singer struck out a career-high 12 in seven innings, Jonathan India doubled in two runs, and Florida beat LSU 4-3 in Game 1 of the College World Series finals Monday night. The Gators (51-19) need a win Tuesday or Wednesda... Read More

President Donald J. Trump Approves Nebraska Disaster Declaration

Today, President Donald J. Trump declared that a major disaster exists in the State of Nebraska and ordered Federal assistance to supplement State, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by a severe winter storm and straight-line wi... Read More

New Leaders Program Launches Fourth Year with Great Success

The 2017 class of the NCGA DuPont New Leaders Program, now entering its fourth year of helping farming couples and individuals become better communicators, leaders and advocates for agriculture, held its first session last week in Johnston, Iowa. ... Read More

Precision Agriculture Adoption and Profitability

Agricultural producers have increasingly adopted precision agriculture (PA) technologies over the past two decades. Agriculture Risk Management Survey (ARMS) data collected and analyzed by USDA (Schimmelpfennig) showed substantial adoption of various... Read More

Nebraska Beef to be Featured on Secretary Perdue's Trip to China

(Washington, D.C., June 26, 2017) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will travel to China this week, joining with U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad, to formally mark the return of U.S. beef to the Chinese market after a 13-year hi... Read More

WING Drug Task Force to be honored on Tuesday in North Platte

The WING Drug Task Force will be one of several organizations to be honored on Tuesday by receiving a Midwest High Intensity Drug Trafficking award. Each year, the Executive Board of Midwest HIDTA recognizes a few of the many exemplary team and in... Read More

Young Nebraska Producers Participate in NCBA's 2017 Young Cattlemen's Conference

LINCOLN, NE (June 26, 2017) - In early June, just over sixty upcoming cattlemen and women leaders from across the Nation gathered together for the week long National Cattlemen's Beef Association 2017 Young Cattlemen's Conference. Among those particip... Read More