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Emotional First Aid After Storms Sweep Nebraska

Lincoln – As Nebraskans recover from a catastrophic storm system that devastated large swaths of the state, it’s natural to experience different and strong emotions. Coping with these feelings and getting help when you need it will help you, ... Read More

Butterball LLC Recalls Turkey Products Due to Possible Salmonella Schwarzengrund Contamination

Butterball, LLC, a Mount Olive, N.C. establishment, is recalling approximately 78,164 pounds of raw ground turkey products that may be contaminated with Salmonella Schwarzengrund, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Se... Read More

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Issues Voluntary Recall of Nearly 900,000 Vehicles in the United States

WASHINGTON (March 13, 2019) — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has agreed to voluntarily recall 862,520 vehicles in the United States. This recall is the result of in-use emissions investigations conducted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Age... Read More

Mid America Farm Expo set for March 26 - 28 in Salina!

Approximately 300 companies from around the United States will be exhibiting their products at Tony’s Pizza Events Center and Saline County Livestock & Expo Center March 26 - 28 at the Mid America Farm Expo. Approximately 325 exhibits will be o... Read More

Secretary Perdue Announces Middle List For ERS and NIFA Relocation

 U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the initial down-select list of 136 Expressions of Interest received from parties in 35 states vying to become the new homes of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Economic Researc... Read More

(Video) Governor Ricketts celebrates National Ag Week

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts is celebrating National Ag Week with tours and stops across Nebraska. "We've got tours going on around the state to be able to highlight different parts of our industry as part of what we do every year for ag week,... Read More

International Trade Town Hall meeting scheduled in Dawson County

  The Council for Economic Development (“CED”) will host a town hall meeting focused on international trade and its impact on the local economy next Saturday, March 16th. The meeting will begin at 9:30 A.M. at Central Community College ... Read More

Pete McClymont to speak at PCDC Annual Meeting

HOLDREGE – The Phelps County Development Corporation welcomes Holdrege native Pete McClymont as the keynote speaker for its Annual Meeting on March 14. McClymont, who grew up working on his family’s four-generation Phelps County farm, now serve... Read More


Brandon Benitz continues his weekly “Chat with the Chancellor” series here in the Spring 2019 semester! He's joined by a special guest, the Chancellor of both the University of Nebraska Medical Center and the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Dr. ... Read More

USDA Predicts Net Farm Income Increase

A new forecast from the Department of Agriculture predicts net farm income will increase ten percent in 2019. The forecast from the USDA Economic Research Service predicts net farm income will increase $6.3 billion in 2019 to $69.4 billion, following... Read More

(Video) Nebraska RB 'limited' in spring as legal issues play out

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska running back Maurice Washington will be a "limited participant" in spring football practice as his legal problems in California play out. Washington faces felony and misdemeanor charges in California related to his ... Read More

(Video) Scott Frost, Nebraska players address the media - Huskers Spring Press Conference

Nebraska Football head coach Scott Frost and members of the team spent part of their Tuesday answering questions from the Nebraska media. The Huskers held their first spring practice on Monday morning.   The team will be on display at the upcom... Read More

CNPPID March 4 Board Meeting Summary

(HOLDREGE, Neb.) – The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District’s board of directors awarded a bid to Gene Steffy Chrysler in Fremont, Neb., for the purchase of five three-quarter ton Dodge pickups for $29,245 per vehicle. T... Read More

Nebraska Ag Summit provides an inside look at state’s ag industry

Concordia University, Nebraska will host the Nebraska Ag Summit March 22, providing Nebraska high school students an opportunity to be immersed in the agriculture industry as they attend interactive sessions led by local industry experts. “Our g... Read More