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Smith Awarded “High Octane Champion” Award from Nebraska’s Ethanol Industry

Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) has been recognized as a 2018 High Octane Champion by Renewable Fuels Nebraska, the trade association for Nebraska’s ethanol industry. The award was developed by the ... Read More

U.S., Korea Expected to Sign Revised Trade Deal

President Trump this week announced that the United States and South Korea soon will sign the revised free trade agreement between the countries. The agreement, which was finalized earlier this year, could be signed as early as Sept. 25, during the ... Read More


09-21-18 Central Valley Ag Elgin Corn - 306 Beans - 717 Humphrey Corn - 309 Beans - 717 Monroe Corn - 309 Beans - 722 Oakland E. Hub Corn - 307 Beans - 722 Royal Hub Corn - 306 Beans - 722 Wakefield Corn - 302 Beans - 717 West Point Corn - ... Read More

Cattle on Feed Report *AUDIO*

Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.1 million head on September 1, 2018. The inventory was 6 percent above September 1, 2017, USDA reported Friday. Lis... Read More

Nebraska State Fair releases audited attendance figures

Grand Island, NE—Nebraska State Fair today announced audited results for the recent 2018 Fair held in Grand Island, NE August 24-September 3. Lori Cox, executive director for the State Fair, said: “Although it takes a bit of additional time to... Read More

Elevator Manager Under Investigation After Millions Go Missing From Grain Cooperative

Roughly 150 farmers attended a meeting Tuesday night in Ashby, Minnesota, looking for answers about the closed Ashby Farmers Cooperative Elevator and its former manager, who allegedly stole at least $2 million from the elevator before disappearing ea... Read More

Vietnam Biofuels Conference Supports Increased Ethanol Use

Ethanol provides a win-win for domestic stakeholders in Vietnam and the U.S. ethanol industry, as discussed last week during the first U.S. Grains Council (USGC) biofuels conference conducted in the country. The joint Vietnamese ministry and U.S. ... Read More

Safety Professionals Gear Up for Training in Kearney

LINCOLN, NEBRASKA – Safety professionals from across the state will gather in Kearney, Nebraska, for the 14th annual Environment, Health and Safety Summit Friday, September 28. The daylong summit presented by the Nebraska Ethanol Board will feat... Read More

(Video) Headline Stories in Agriculture - Friday Five

Bryce Doeschot and Alex Voichoskie recap agriculture news from the past week in the latest edition of Friday Five, presented by the Nebraska Corn Board. This week, learn more about a music festival that raised money for farmers and ranchers during th... Read More

Livestock Losses Mounting after Florence

Recovery is underway in North Carolina after Hurricane Florence. The number of livestock lost to flooding is climbing in the aftermath. The North Carolina Ag Department says 5,500 hogs and 3.4 million poultry were lost due to the hurricane. In add... Read More

Congress needs to extend farm bill by Sept. 30

LYONS, NEBRASKA – Congress has 10 days to act before the 2014 farm bill expires. In response, Center for Rural Affairs Policy Associate Cora Fox said failing to pass a new farm bill or extend the current farm bill lets down farmers and ranchers. ... Read More