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Gov. Ricketts Announces New Grant Programs to Get Nebraska Growing, Proclaims October as Pregnancy and Infant Awareness Month in Nebraska

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced new grant programs to continue growing Nebraska in the midst of the disruptions of the coronavirus pandemic.  As part of the Coronavirus Relief F... Read More

VIDEO: Nebraska Cooperative Council celebrates October as Co-op Month

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts has once again proclaimed October as Cooperative Month.  With 404 cooperative locations across Nebraska, the Nebraska Cooperative Council is celebrating the proclamation by sharing information on the impact and rea... Read More

AUDIO: Market Commentary with Daily Brokers

Summary The week starts on an ominous note it's the 33rd anniversary of Black Monday when the Dow Jones lost 22% of it's value in a single day. While the outside equities are not selling off to those proportions there is an uneasiness in the marke... Read More

Report: Damage from August wind storm in Midwest at $7.5B

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A new report says damage estimates from a rare wind storm that slammed Iowa and some other parts of the Midwest in August are growing. The total is now $7.5 billion. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration sai... Read More

U.S.  ethanol production hits five-week high

The Energy Information Administration says U.S. ethanol production hit its highest level in five weeks, while inventories reached the largest number seen since the end of August. Ethanol output in the seven days before October ninth averaged 937,0... Read More

ClearFlame engine technologies achieves successful test results using decarbonized fuels

ClearFlame Engine Technologies, a start-up dedicated to the development of clean engine technology for the heavy-duty truck, off-highway and industrial markets, today announced that it has successfully matched the torque and power of a commercial die... Read More

Webinar to focus on current financial state of ag for Nebraska producers

A Nebraska Extension webinar on Thursday at noon will review the current financial positions of farms included in Nebraska Farm Business, Inc.’s annual farm averages. The webinar will be led by Tina Barrett, director of Nebraska Farm Business, I... Read More

Updated state and county economic contribution of agriculture data now available through KDA

The Kansas Department of Agriculture has recently updated its interactive map of Kansas, showing the economic contribution of agriculture across the state. Located on the KDA website, this interactive resource can be used to find the agricultural eco... Read More

Mexico enacts law requiring front-of-package labeling on pre-packaged food products

Earlier this month, Mexico modified its Foreign Trade Law Agreement to comply with its new Front-of-Package Labeling law that went into effect on Oct. 1. The modifications require shipments of prepackaged food products previously exempted from labeli... Read More


Brandon Benitz continues his “Chat with the Chancellor” series here in the Fall 2020 semester.  He's once again joined by a special guest, the Chancellor of both the University of Nebraska Medical Center and the University of Nebraska at Omaha, ... Read More

Webinar - Lessons learned in COVID-19 prevention efforts among ag workers & employees

Agriculture work sites, shared worker housing, and shared worker transportation vehicles present unique challenges for preventing and controlling the spread of COVID-19. Consistent application of specific preparation, prevention, and management measu... Read More