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Nebraska Announces Tour to Italy

LINCOLN, NE (Dec. 13, 2018) - The Nebraska Cattlemen has announced Italy as the destination for its next international tour. Dates for the tour are September 8 - 17, 2019. The tour was announced, and registrations began during the NC Convention in... Read More

Napier named NAIA honorable mention All-American

SEWARD, Neb. – By way of leading all NAIA players in tackles, Concordia sophomore Lane Napier made a strong case for All-America honors. On Thursday (Dec. 13), the NAIA announced Napier as an honorable mention All-America selection. The NAIA All-A... Read More

Nebraska Farm Bureau Names 2019 Leadership Academy Class

LINCOLN, NEB. Ten farmers and ranchers from across Nebraska have been selected for Nebraska Farm Bureau’s 2019 Leadership Academy. The selected farmers and ranchers will begin a year-long program starting Jan. 24-25 at the Holiday Inn in Kearney. ... Read More

Nebraska senators launch medical marijuana ballot committee

Lincoln, Neb. -- Two Nebraska lawmakers have announced plans to place a medical marijuana legalization measure on the 2020 ballot. Sens. Anna Wishart and Adam Morfeld, both of Lincoln, announced the formation Thursday of Nebraskans for Sensible Ma... Read More

Soy Transportation Coalition elects officers during annual meeting

Ankeny, Iowa— The Soy Transportation Coalition (STC) elected its officers and visited the nation’s leading export region for soybeans during the organization’s annual meeting on December 10-11 in New Orleans, Louisiana. During the annual mee... Read More

EMA for Dodge County man cancelled

Dodge County, Neb. -- The Nebraska State Patrol says an Endangered Missing Advisory for an eastern Nebraska man has been cancelled. 82 year old Bob Bales of Dodge County has been found and he is safe.  Someone spotted the missing man and telephoned ... Read More

Arrest made in southwest Nebraska homicide

The Nebraska Attorney General's Office confirms an arrest has been made in a Culbertson homicide that occurred a little more than a year ago. The body of 49-year-old Todd E. Miller was found in his home. A Hitchcock County arrest warrant was issue... Read More

New economic development group to host Nebraska town halls

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new economic development group is hosting town hall events in Lincoln, Omaha and Norfolk to talk with businesses and the public about ways to stimulate Nebraska's long-term economy. The events are scheduled for Wednesday f... Read More

Potash -- More Supply Than Demand?

While global potash (K) fertilizer prices have been at their highest levels in the last three years due to cutbacks in supply, the outlook for the market is for more capacity than new demand. Potash producers with smaller, higher-cost production faci... Read More

Fremont keeps paying Kobach to defend immigration rule

Fremont, Neb. --  An eastern Nebraska city will continue paying former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach at least $10,000 a year to defend its immigration ordinance even though the last legal challenge to the rule ended in 2014. Fremont's Cit... Read More

Kansas Corn Statement Congressional Approval of 2018 Farm Bill

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the 2018 Farm Bill with a vote of 369-47. The vote came just a day after the U.S. Senate easily passed the bill. Kansas Corn Growers Association President Ken McCauley thanked Congressman Roger Marshall, who s... Read More

Congress approves $400 billion for farmers, forests, poor

WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of debate and negotiation, Congress voted final approval Wednesday to a massive farm bill that will provide more than $400 billion for agriculture subsidies, conservation programs and food aid. The House voted 369-... Read More

Heitkamp Farm Bill Amendment Supports Ag Trade to Cuba

An amendment included in the farm bill allows the Department of Agriculture to use funds for Cuba-related trade activities. The Amendment by Senator Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota permits the use of Market Access Program and Foreign Market Developmen... Read More

Gov. Ricketts, First Lady Shore Celebrate Major Child Welfare Grant, Bring Up Nebraska Successes   

OMAHA – On Wednesday,  Governor Ricketts and First Lady Susanne Shore, along with leaders from Nebraska’s Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Nebraska Children and Families Foundation (NCFF), and the community, helped celebrate Brin... Read More