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First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Beef Checkoff Has Presence at Culinary Conference

The Northeast Beef Promotion Initiative - part of the beef checkoff - had an impact on attendees of the 2014 Northeast American Culinary Federation Conference this past weekend in Rhode Island. The conference is the largest ACF regional conference in ... [Published KNEB 960AM - 13 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Gov. Heineman Signs Water Sustainability Bill into Law

(Lincoln, Neb.) Today, Gov. Dave Heineman signed LB 1098 into law which aims to address water management, water quality and flood control issues. The Governor was joined by State Sen. Tom Carlson of Holdrege, who introduced the bill in the 2014 Legislative ... [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 16 2014]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

NY Rep. Doesn't Care For Clean Water Act Revisions

Image: ThinkstockRepresentative Chris Collins of New York, is raising alarm that Clean Water Act revisions under EPA and Army Corps of Engineers consideration would expand the waterways under federal authority - and constrict farm families' control over ... [Published KNEB 960AM - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

US to Allow Japan to Retain Tariffs on Wheat, Rice

The United States has agreed to allow Japan to retain tariffs on rice and wheat during bilateral talks related to wider Pacific free trade negotiations, Japanese government sources said Thursday.In return, Washington is demanding that Tokyo introduce ... [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Little Changes to AN Storage Nationally After Texas Disaster

(DTN) At 7:51 p.m. April 17, people in West, Texas, will pause in silence.In late February, the land around the backside of the former West, Texas, fertilizer plant still showed evidence of the severity of the blast from a year earlier.It was the very ... [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

FDA Proposes Changes to Food Labels

Fuse/ThinkstockLINCOLN, Neb. - The Food and Drug Administration is proposing changes to the nutrition facts label on food packages, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln food specialist said.The changes would include a larger emphasis on calories and also ... [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Commercial Cellulosic Ethanol Plant Nearly a Reality

Image courtesy of USDA. Photo by Wally Wilhelm.One of the first and largest commercial-scale cellulosic biorefineries in the world will begin producing ethanol later this year.The DuPont Cellulosic Ethanol facility is expected to generate 30 million gallons ... [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Hard Freeze Could Have Damaged Some Kansas Wheat

Photo courtesy of Jim Shroyer-Kansas StateThe hard freeze throughout Kansas in the early morning hours of April 15, could cause some damage to wheat, said Jim Shroyer, K-State Research and Extension crop production specialist. Wheat in the jointing stage ... [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

LEAD 33 donates cattle to Chicago High School

Pictures Courtesy of Matt Dolch/LEAD 33 FellowPictures: (L-R) Nathan Hughes, Nathan Dorn, Bill Hook CHSAS Superintendent, Jason Arp, Matt Dolch, Scott Nelson CHSAS Farm Manager, Calvin Wineland, and Desiree Wineland LEAD 31.Nebraska LEAD Fellows are ... [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

USDA Considers Mandatory Reporting for PEDV Outbreaks

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is discussing the possibility of having rules to require reporting of PEDV outbreaks with the American Association of Swine Veterinarians to improve tracking of the disease. PEDV has been difficult to track - partly ... [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Glendo and Guernsey Dam projects nearly done

Construction to improve the safety of reservoirs in Wyoming are nearing completion. At Guernsey Reservoir the Bureau of Reclamation has made an addition of a new parapet wall, construction of a new concrete weir crest and renovation of drum gates.In ... [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Calf Scours Prevalent this Spring

Image: ThinkstockAlthough many beef producers experienced more than the usual number of hypothermia cases in calves born this year due to several days of sub-zero temperatures, scours is still the No. 1 neonatal calf disease producers will fight year ... [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 15 2014]

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"This allows the EPA and Army Corps to come in and make life harder for farms," Collins said. "It's an overly broad definition. A pothole is not a navigable water."
"The calories just jump right out at you and so do the number of servings in the container" Albrecht said
"This is noteworthy water legislation pertaining to Nebraska's long-term water utilization and planning," said Gov. Heineman. "Water is one of Nebraska's most important natural resources and this bill reflects our emphasis on water sustainability and water management."
"I do not want the explosion to deter the city of West Mayor Tommy Muska told DTN. "We can move in a positive direction and show the world that it did not define us. We're going to be alright. We're going to do what we need to do to get by.""

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Beef Checkoff Has Presence at Culinary Conference [Published KNEB 960AM - 13 hours ago]
NY Rep. Doesn't Care For Clean Water Act Revisions [Published KNEB 960AM - 21 hours ago]
FDA Proposes Changes to Food Labels [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 16 2014]
Gov. Heineman Signs Water Sustainability Bill i... [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 16 2014]
Little Changes to AN Storage Nationally After T... [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 16 2014]
Commercial Cellulosic Ethanol Plant Nearly a Re... [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 16 2014]
LEAD 33 donates cattle to Chicago High School [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 16 2014]
US to Allow Japan to Retain Tariffs on Wheat, Rice [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 16 2014]
USDA Considers Mandatory Reporting for PEDV Out... [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 16 2014]
Glendo and Guernsey Dam projects nearly done [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 16 2014]
Hard Freeze Could Have Damaged Some Kansas Wheat [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 15 2014]
Calf Scours Prevalent this Spring [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 15 2014]
American Angus announcement [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 15 2014]
Nebraska Corn Planting Gets Underway [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 14 2014]
Nebraska FFA 2014-2015 state officers announced [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 14 2014]
UNL's Rural Poll to be Accompanied This Year by... [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 14 2014]
UN Panel Says Biofuels Beneficial [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 14 2014]
U.S. Slipping On Stance Regarding Japanese Tari... [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 14 2014]
House-Approved Budget Proposal May Not Passs th... [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 14 2014]
Iowa State Researchers Find New Way to Measure ... [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 13 2014]
Secretary of Interior responds to calls for bal... [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 13 2014]
Grants Offered to Revitalize School Landscapes [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 13 2014]
Cattle Production Veterinarian Hall of Fame Nom... [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 11 2014]
Upper Niobrara NRD reviewing water restrictions [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 11 2014]
Funding restored for beginning farmer programs [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 11 2014]
Ne Farmers Union praises LB402 [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 11 2014]
Neb Senators working to halt livestock emission... [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 11 2014]
Organizations Encourage FAA to Expedite Rulemak... [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 11 2014]
Japan Considers Decrease of U.S. Beef Import Ta... [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 11 2014]
ASA testifies about rail service issues [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 10 2014]
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