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Algerian wheat purchase raises US farmer hopes for exports

CHICAGO, Dec 13 (Reuters) - Falling prices have lured a big buyer to U.S.-grown, low-protein wheat, raising the prospect for farmers of more exports and the hope that the market for low-protein wheat may have reached its nadir. U.S. wheat prices h... Read More

KNEB.tv News: December 13, 2017

Today on KNEB.tv News: One of the Valley's highest ranking educators is a finalist for the ESU #10 Administrator position Airport officials looking to launch 2018 off with a send off party for first passenger flight in roughly 5 months Sen... Read More

Raybould says she will be an

A Lincoln council member who is running for the U.S. Senate says she wants to be the "independent-minded" senator that the state needs in Congress. Jane Raybould, who is traveling the state to introduce her campaign and hear constituent concerns, ... Read More

Chadron Police warn public to be vigilant among rash of home burglaries

The Chadron Police Department is urging the public to take extra precautions securing their homes, as officers have investigated 13 residential burglaries since August. The perpetrators have entered homes that have been both locked and unlocked, a... Read More

When Will USDA Cut South American Corn Production?

Traders were expecting USDA to cut its Brazilian corn production estimate on Tuesday, with one wire service average trade estimate at 93.25 million metric tons (mmt) and a range of estimates from 95 mmt all the way down to 86.9 mmt. Instead, USDA mad... Read More

Huskers Add Six Games to Future Football Schedules

The 2020 matchup with South Dakota State will take place a week after Nebraska opens the season against Purdue in a Big Ten Conference game. In order to complete its 2020 schedule, Nebraska has changed the date of its game against Cincinnati. The Bea... Read More

UNL Panhandle Extension professionals recognized for efforts

Five Panhandle Extension employees received state recognition for their efforts at the Nebraska Extension Fall Conference in Kearney on Nov. 28. Jessica Groskopf - Courtesy Photo Extension Educator Jessica Groskopf, based in Scottsbluff, recei... Read More

Nebraska Cattlemen Convention Highlights

The 2017 Annual Nebraska Cattlemen Convention and Trade Show wrapped up Friday, Dec. 9 in Kearney. With well over 600 in attendance coupled with growing educational opportunities, this year's convention and trade show was a huge success. The ann... Read More

Hunter Named First-Team AVCA All-American

Nebraska senior setter Kelly Hunter was named a first-team AVCA All-American on Wednesday, headlining a group of four Huskers that were recognized by the American Volleyball Coaches Association. Senior outside hitter Annika Albrecht and junior ou... Read More

Dec. 13, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.12 (+0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.12 (+0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.12 (+0.05) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.26 (+0.05) New Alliance / Alliance – 4.26 (+0.05) Frenchman Valle... Read More

**WEBSITE LAUNCH** House Agriculture Committee Launches Farm Bill Landing Page

Washington, D.C. – Ahead of the 2018 Farm Bill, House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway (TX-11) today announced the launch of a new online resource which can be accessed through the committee’s current website, https://agricultu... Read More

The Scotts Bluff County Airport Authority is getting ready to welcome SkyWest, flying as United , when they begin flights from Scottsbluff to Denver beginning January 30th. The Airport Authority Wednesday scheduled a "flight gathering" beginning a... Read More

Senate Ag Committee Approves Vaden as USDA General Counsel

Despite concerns, the Senate Agriculture Committee advanced the nomination of Stephen Vadenn as the Department of Agriculture’s general counsel this week. The nomination moves on to the full Senate for a vote. The committee approved the nominati... Read More

Nebraska DOT: $11.2 billion in roadwork needed over 20 years

Nebraska state road officials have identified $11.2 billion in construction needs over the next two decades. The Department of Transportation released the projection Wednesday in its annual report to lawmakers. The projection includes the estimate... Read More