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Neb. Senators Fischer & Sasse split votes on $1.3 Trillion spending bill

Washington --  A full day before Friday's midnight deadline, Congress approved a sweeping $1.3 trillion spending bill. The Senate vote shortly after midnight averted another government shutdown, an o... Read More

(VIDEO) First set of Quadruplets born in Nebraska for 2018

For the first time in 10 years, quadruplets have been born at Nebraska Medicine – Nebraska Medical Center. Three boys and one girl were delivered via cesarean section (C-section) on Friday, Feb. 23, to Shalee and Andy McCarter of Overton, Nebra... Read More

Nebraska Cattlemen Statement on Ag Provisions in Government Spending Bill

LINCOLN, NE (March 23, 2018) -  Nebraska Cattlemen welcome the news that Congress included key policy provisions affecting agriculture in the omnibus spending bill, which funds the government for the remainder of the 2018 fiscal year. Electroni... Read More

Nebraska Agricultural Leadership Council elects new officers

Lincoln, Neb. — The Nebraska Agricultural Leadership Council elected new officers and board members during its annual meeting on March 9. Newly elected officers include: chairman of the board, Stephanie Liska of Wayne; vice chair, Brad Lubben of... Read More

Cattle on Feed Report Jerry Stowell Country Futures *AUDIO*

Data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's monthly cattle-on-feed report, released at 3:00 p.m. ET Friday, and analysts' estimates as compiled by the Wall Street Journal. In million head. Numbers USDA's Average Range 2018 2017 estimated of analys... Read More

Lincoln man charged in crash death of 8-year-old boy

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A man has been charged in the crash death of an 8-year-old boy in Lincoln. Court records show 22-year-old Brandon Valentine was charged Thursday with manslaughter. The records don't list the name an attorney who could comment ... Read More

KDA Seeks Participants for Beef Genetics Trade Mission to Argentina

MANHATTAN, Kan. — The Kansas Department of Agriculture is seeking individuals to participate in a beef genetics trade mission to Argentina from July 24 to Aug. 1, 2018. In an effort to increase market opportunities for U.S. and Kansas beef genetic... Read More

Farmers for Free Trade: Tariffs Make American Farmers a Target

Brian Kuehl, Executive Director of Farmers for Free Trade, says the Section 301 tariff announcement against China is bad news for American agriculture. The group says these tariffs will put a target on the backs of American farmers. Kuehl says, ... Read More

Former Nebraska Farm Bureau President Bryce Neidig  Passes Away at the age of 86

LINCOLN, NEB. – Bryce Neidig, the second longest serving president of Nebraska Farm Bureau, was remembered for being an articulate and popular president who was enthusiastic about the future of Farm Bureau and agriculture. He died March 22 at the a... Read More

Omnibus Spending Bill Also Contains Livestock “Fixes”

The U.S. Cattlemen’s Association was pleased to see that the omnibus appropriations spending bill released on Wednesday night has what it called “two commonsense solutions to regulatory overreach in the Fiscal Year 2018.” The spending bill i... Read More

Man in work dispute ends up with pliers lodged in his skull

PLAINVIEW, Neb. (AP) _ Northeast Nebraska authorities say a man involved in a dispute at work ended up with rusty pliers lodged in his skull. Station KNEN reports that the assault occurred Wednesday afternoon at a business near Plainview. The Pier... Read More