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USDA Weekly Crop Progress- Corn, Soybean Harvests Lag Average Pace

OMAHA (DTN) -- Corn and soybean harvest progress was lagging an average pace as of Sept. 25, according to USDA's latest Crop Progress report released Monday. Corn harvest is 4 percentage points behind... Read More

Agricultural merger mania fuels fears among small seed sellers

The U.S. Justice Department is looking into concerns that global consolidation among major seed and agricultural chemical companies may squeeze supplies of the building blocks for widely used genetically modified seeds, a farm group told Reuters. ... Read More

Nebraska Farm Bureau Opposes $369 Million Southeast Community College Bond Measure

LINCOLN, NEB. – The Nebraska Farm Bureau announced today its opposition to the Southeast Community College (SCC) $369 million bond proposal that seeks to secure funds for projects across the Southeast Community College system, including constructio... Read More

Troop E Lieutenant promoted to NSP Captain in North Platte

One of the leaders at Nebraska State Patrol Troop E will be heading east to accept a promotion. Lieutenant Marty Denton will be replacing Captain Lynn Williams, whose retirement from Troop D Headquarters in North Platte was announced on Monday.  ... Read More

Green Plains sees China buying U.S. distillers grains despite duties

Green Plains Inc, one of the largest U.S. ethanol producers, on Friday said that China's decision to slap anti-dumping duties on U.S. distillers dried grains won't hurt business. Beijing earlier said it would introduce anti-dumping duties of 33.8 ... Read More

Armstrong Earns Big Ten Honor

University of Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. was honored for his performance against Northwestern, as he was named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week. Armstrong accounted for 378 yards of total offense, as the Huskers improved to 4-0 o... Read More

Froman Reiterates Post-Brexit Trade Talks with UK on Back Burner

Negotiating a trade deal with the United Kingdom (UK) is not a top priority, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman said in an interview, echoing President Barack Obama’s pre-Brexit vote warning that a decision to leave the European Union (EU) wo... Read More

Governor Ricketts to tour Sidney this Friday

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts will be spending the majority of this Friday in Sidney. His day will start at the Cheyenne County Fairgrounds around 11:40 a.m. as he partakes in the annual tradition of Oktoberfest festivities. Events slated for th... Read More

Sept. 23, 2016

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 2.74 (+0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 2.74 (+0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 2.74 (+0.01) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.02 (+0.01) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.02 (+0.01) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Whiteclay problems draw new scrutiny from Nebraska lawmakers

A recent death and other problems in Whiteclay are drawing new scrutiny from Nebraska lawmakers, who plan to announce an initiative to address persistent issues when they visit the tiny village later this week. Senators say they're looking serious... Read More

Inmate punched staffer at Lincoln prison, department says

Authorities say an inmate has assaulted a staff member at the Nebraska State Penitentiary in Lincoln. The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services says the assault occurred Sunday. The department says the inmate punched the staffer in the head... Read More