EPA Emergency Waiver Allowing E15 this Summer

EPA Emergency Waiver Allowing E15 this Summer

Sioux Falls, SD – Today, for the third consecutive year, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it is issuing an emergency fuel waiver to allow E15 to be sold during the summer driving season in response to the ongoing impact of the war in Ukraine and the Middle East. For U.S. consumers who…
COLUMN: A free market approach to clean Groundwater for Nebraskans 

COLUMN: A free market approach to clean Groundwater for Nebraskans 

Corn, soybeans, livestock and ethanol are currencies that have powered Nebraska for more than a century, enabling our state to engage in domestic and global markets and ensuring our economic strength. But the challenges our farmers and ranchers face continue to evolve. They must deliver increasingly higher yields to meet…
Public forums for Priority Candidate Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D. announced

Public forums for Priority Candidate Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D. announced

University of Nebraska System students, faculty, staff, and stakeholders will have the opportunity to meet Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., the priority candidate for president, ask questions, and hear about his leadership vision during a series of open forums. Gold, the current executive vice president and provost of the University of…
Grassley to Schumer: Put the Farm Bill on the Senate Agenda 

Grassley to Schumer: Put the Farm Bill on the Senate Agenda 

Senator Chuck Grassley calls on Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to move forward with a bipartisan Farm Bill in short order. Grassley is urging the Majority Leader to hold true to his commitment to seek compromise with Republicans by passing a five-year Farm Bill reauthorization this year. The Iowa Republican…
Nebraska’s NRDs advocate for conservation funding in Washington, D.C.

Nebraska’s NRDs advocate for conservation funding in Washington, D.C.

Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) were represented by nearly 50 directors and staff in Washington, D.C., March 18-20, 2024. Nebraska’s NRDs advocate for strengthening tools to preserve and fund natural resources projects, which includes engaging policymakers from the grassroots level with a unified voice. This grassroots advocacy culminates with a…
 Prospective Plantings, Quarterly Grain Stocks Reports

 Prospective Plantings, Quarterly Grain Stocks Reports

USDA sees producers planting 90.0 million acres of corn and 86.5 million acres of soybeans this year, in USDA's prospective plantings report released on Thursday. All wheat came in at 47.498, cotton at 10.673, sorghum 6.395 million acres. From Arlan Suderman at StoneX: USDA released its quarterly stocks and planting…