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First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Nebraska LEAD Announces 2014-2016 Fellows

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Nebraska LEAD Group 34 participants were announced by Terry Hejny, director, Nebraska LEAD (Leadership Education/Action Development) Program.The newest members of Nebraska's premier two-year agricultural leadership development program ... [Published KNEB 960AM - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Justice Department Requires Tyson Foods to Divest Sow Purchasing Business

The U.S. Justice Department announced Wednesday that it will require Tyson Foods to divest Heinold Hog Markets in order to proceed with its $8.5 billion acquisition of The Hillshire Brands Company. The department said it would require the sale of the ... [Published KNEB 960AM - Aug 28 2014]
Entities: Tyson Foods Inc, Sow, farmer
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

BASF study highlights the need for increased innovations to help feed the world

BOONE, IA, August 27, 2014 A majority of U.S. consumers and farmers agree that farmers are responsible for feeding the world and new technology and innovations are critical to achieving this goal.These findings were uncovered in the latest BASF Farm ... [Published KNEB 960AM - Aug 27 2014]
Entities: BASF SE, farmer, Invention
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Seven lawsuits filed against Smithfield Foods Subsidiary

Seven lawsuits were filed last week on behalf of North Carolina Residents against Smithfield Foods subsidiary Murphy-Brown LLC. The lawsuits filed on behalf of more than 200 listed plaintiffs from five Counties in North Carolina allege hog nuisance ... [Published KNEB 960AM - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Valmont Acquires Majority Stake in AgSense, A Leading Agricultural Technology Company

Omaha, NE - Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE: VMI), a leading global provider of engineered products and services for infrastructure and mechanized irrigation equipment for agriculture, announced today that it has acquired a majority interest in South Dakota-based ... [Published KNEB 960AM - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Governor proclaims September as Renewable Fuels Month in Nebraska

LINCOLN, NEBRASKA The month of September has been declared as Renewable Fuels Awareness month in Nebraska by Governor Dave Heineman. Renewable Fuels Month aims to celebrate Nebraska's renewable fuels industry and its positive contributions to Nebraska ... [Published KNEB 960AM - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Animal Planet is Going Into Labor

Animal Planet is Going Into Labor(Silver Spring, Md.) This Labor Day weekend, Animal Planet unveils its latest crowning achievement with the introduction of its first-ever LABOR LIVE multimedia event. Throughout the holiday weekend, live animal births ... [Published KNEB 960AM - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

EPA sends proposed Renewable Fuels Standard to OMB

The Environmental Protection Agency sent the final Renewable Fuel Standard to the Office of Management and Budget on Friday, triggering a broader review of the proposal that could trim as much as 3 billion gallons of mandated biofuels production from ... [Published KNEB 960AM - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Nestle sets new animal welfare standards

Image: iStock/Jevtic/ThinkstockNestlé, the world's largest food company measured by revenue, announced new animal welfare standards for its supply chain today, in partnership with World Animal Protection.Nestlé is the first major food company to form ... [Published KNEB 960AM - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Ohio May Tighten Regulations Governing Fertilizer Applications

The giant algae blooms on Lake Erie that caused the city of Toledo, Ohio, to temporarily ban residents from drinking tap water last month have resulted in the local state senator introducing a proposal to add manure to the list of fertilizers requiring ... [Published KNEB 960AM - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

NFU Withdraw from Beef Checkoff Working Group

The National Farmers Union has withdrawn from the working group attempting to reach a consensus on changes to the beef checkoff program. The legislative committee for NFU announced the organization has left the board due to what was called an unlikelihood ... [Published KNEB 960AM - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Nebraska Farm Bureau Develops Resources to Help in Local Property Tax Discussions

LINCOLN, NEB. Nebraska Farm Bureau is reminding Nebraskans there is still time to engage in discussions about local budgets and local spending, which directly impact Nebraskans property tax bills. To help Nebraskans better understand the local process, ... [Published KNEB 960AM - Aug 19 2014]

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"We are proud to say that Class 34 appears to be filled with outstanding individuals from throughout the state and I am excited to get started with them" Hejny said
...said Bill Baer, Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Antitrust Division, stated "Without the divestiture, the proposed acquisition would have eliminated a significant customer for farmers' sows and likely would have resulted in less competition in this important agricultural market."
...in agriculture and the role it plays in feeding a growing world population," said AJ Woodyard, Technical Crop Production Specialist, BASF. "BASF recognizes the need for innovative solutions and continues to develop new tools and technologies to meet this important challenge."
"The original EPA proposal and continued delays have severely disrupted the U S biodiesel industry this year," Steckel said. "We can begin to reverse that damage with a meaningful increase in the biodiesel volume that is finalized as quickly as possible so that producers can ramp up production in a timely fashion."

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Nebraska LEAD Announces 2014-2016 Fellows [Published KNEB 960AM - Aug 30 2014]
Justice Department Requires Tyson Foods to Dive... [Published KNEB 960AM - Aug 28 2014]
BASF study highlights the need for increased in... [Published KNEB 960AM - Aug 27 2014]
Seven lawsuits filed against Smithfield Foods S... [Published KNEB 960AM - Aug 27 2014]
Governor proclaims September as Renewable Fuels... [Published KNEB 960AM - Aug 26 2014]
Animal Planet is Going Into Labor [Published KNEB 960AM - Aug 26 2014]
Valmont Acquires Majority Stake in AgSense, A L... [Published KNEB 960AM - Aug 26 2014]
EPA sends proposed Renewable Fuels Standard to OMB [Published KNEB 960AM - Aug 22 2014]
Nestle sets new animal welfare standards [Published KNEB 960AM - Aug 21 2014]
Ohio May Tighten Regulations Governing Fertiliz... [Published KNEB 960AM - Aug 20 2014]
NFU Withdraw from Beef Checkoff Working Group [Published KNEB 960AM - Aug 20 2014]
Nebraska Farm Bureau Develops Resources to Help... [Published KNEB 960AM - Aug 19 2014]
USDA Seeks input on Standards for Carcass Beef ... [Published KNEB 960AM - Aug 18 2014]
USMEF Hosts Congressional Delegation from Mexico [Published KNEB 960AM - Aug 15 2014]
Erdman to Lead Nebraska Farm Bureau Membership ... [Published KNEB 960AM - Aug 13 2014]
Texas Threatens EPA Lawsuit [Published KNEB 960AM - Aug 12 2014]
Analyst says Millenials not Eating as Much Sugar [Published KNEB 960AM - Aug 12 2014]
Beef Checkoff Rift Continues [Published KNEB 960AM - Aug 11 2014]
Campaign Highlights Consequences of Losing RFS [Published KNEB 960AM - Aug 11 2014]
BNSF Assures Customers it Will Be Ready to Hand... [Published KNEB 960AM - Aug 08 2014]
Gluten Free now means Gluten Free [Published KNEB 960AM - Aug 08 2014]
Vilsack pushes back APH update [Published KNEB 960AM - Aug 08 2014]
CME Group Analyzing Livestock Trading Hours [Published KNEB 960AM - Aug 07 2014]
China Stocking Up on US Soy [Published KNEB 960AM - Aug 06 2014]
Agronomist says don't bank on a bin-buster yet [Published KNEB 960AM - Aug 06 2014]
Lawmakers Ask EPA To Reject Enlist Duo [Published KNEB 960AM - Aug 06 2014]
Wheat Growers Pleased with House Action on Regu... [Published KNEB 960AM - Jul 31 2014]
Lawmakers Want Good TPP Deal For Agriculture [Published KNEB 960AM - Jul 31 2014]
White House Releases Climate Change Report [Published KNEB 960AM - Jul 30 2014]
NFU Pleased With Court En Banc Decision Regardi... [Published KNEB 960AM - Jul 30 2014]
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