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USDA Cites JBS With P&S Violation

JBS Agrees to Restitution for Producers Who Sold to Grand Island, Nebraska, Plant OMAHA (DTN) -- USDA has imposed a $50,000 civil penalty against JBS USA Food Co., also known as Swift Beef Co., and required restitution to producers after JBS' ... Read More

Era to end for York County Sheriff's Office

YORK, Neb. - An era will come to an end for York County in mere days. On December 28th, York County Sheriff, Dale Radcliff, will have his "last call" after 24 years of service as the Sheriff of York County. On Tuesday, The York County Board of ... Read More

NCGA: USDA Trade Aid Comes Up Short, Again

The National Corn Growers Association expressed disappointment that corn farmers impacted by trade tariffs and ongoing trade uncertainty would receive virtually no relief through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Market Facilitation Progr... Read More

Ricketts picks legislative attorney for open Nebraska seat

LINCOLN –  Governor Pete Ricketts announced the appointment of Andrew La Grone, an attorney and small business owner from Gretna, to fill an upcoming vacancy in Legislative District 49. “Andrew’s experience in private practice and work with... Read More

Lammers named GPAC Player of the Week

SEWARD, Neb. – A stellar all-around performance in last week’s win at No. 1 Dakota Wesleyan has netted junior Philly Lammers the GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Women’s Basketball Player of the Week award, as announced by the league on Tuesday (... Read More

NCGA Announces 2018 Yield Contest Winners

With improved seed varieties, advanced production techniques and innovative growing practices, corn growers achieved impressive yields despite weather-related adversity in the National Corn Growers Association 2018 National Corn Yield Contest. The... Read More

CWD detected for first time in Valley, Keya Paha counties

LINCOLN, Neb. – The presence of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in deer has been detected for the first time in central and north-central Nebraska counties of Valley and Keya Paha, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Game and Park... Read More

New Members Elected to Nebraska Beef Council Board

Kearney, NE (December 17, 2018) – The Nebraska Beef Council has announced the results of the 2018 Board of Director elections. Rosemary Vinton Anderson Rosemary Vinton Anderson, a cow-calf producer from Whitman will represent district two in... Read More

(Video) FBN Insurance LLC Launches FBN Health

Farmers Business Network, the independent farmer-to-farmer network, announced FBN Health, a multi-state healthcare network for farmers, their families and their farm employees, giving farmers access to more affordable healthcare options, designed jus... Read More

Huskers Close Non-Conference Play at Arkansas

• The Nebraska women’s basketball team closes its regular-season non-conference schedule when the Huskers travel to Fayetteville to take on Arkansas Tuesday at Bud Walton Arena. • Tip off between Nebraska (5-5) and the Razorbacks (8-3) is set ... Read More

Trump Expected to Sign Farm Bill This Week

President Donald Trump is expected to sign the 2018 farm bill this week, rumored to be Thursday. The President hinted over the weekend that he would sign the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, saying “we’ll get the farm bill,” at the White Ho... Read More

Central's Eagle Viewing Facilities Opening Soon

(HOLDREGE, Neb.) – The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District will once again provide eagle-watching opportunities to the public this winter. The regular viewing season will begin at Central’s J-2 Hydroplant on Sat., Dec. 22 and... Read More

Third Confirmed Case of Acute Flaccid Myelitis Reported to DHHS

Lincoln, Neb. --  A third confirmed case of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), a condition that causes muscle weakness, was reported to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). The child, in the Douglas County Health Department jurisd... Read More

University of Nebraska Teachers Scholars Academy to address critical workforce needs

Enrollment in Nebraska’s pre-K—12 schools is growing rapidly, from 334,000 in 2009-10 to more than 361,000 today. The pipeline for preparing future generations of teachers, however, isn’t keeping pace: The number of college students i... Read More