Local

Nebraska Producers Want Action On Climate Change

Nebraska Producers Want Action On Climate Change

A group of farmers, ranchers, agribusiness people and politicians gathered in Lincoln, Nebraska over the weekend to call for support for the President’s goal of finding solutions for climate change.  Mehgan Hammond, a sixth generation farmer from York County says trying to solve climate changes is everyone’s responsibility and sticking your head in the sand is not a reasonable option.

Hammond says she’s working with BOLD Nebraska on a barn that relies on green energy with solar panels and a wind turbine. She says they’re working to get it constructed in northwest York county in the path of the Keystone Pipeline Project which they oppose.

Hammond says she and her group of ten York county producers that make up the ‘’Good life Alliance’’ believe the Keystone pipeline project shouldn’t be built in Nebraska because of its possible damage to the environment including groundwater contamination.

Recent Headlines

in Local

No Special Session for South Dakota Education

Fresh
Dennis Daugaard 60914

The call for a special session of the South Dakota legislature has failed.

in National

Making headlines this week

Fresh
AP_272074667250

A look back at some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.

in Local

Governor Addresses Camp for Gifted Students

gov

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard told students at the wrap up of the “Governors Camp” at USD in Vermillion today that their future is bright, but they have to make good choices.

in Agriculture

Wheat Quality Tour Shows Bumper Yields

Wheat Field

The Wheat Quality Council’s Spring Wheat Tour wrapped up yesterday afternoon and the results indicated the Dakotas could be looking…

in Agriculture

Iowa Senator Calls for Review of JBS Acquisition

pork chop 1

Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley wants the U.S. Justice Department’s Anti Trust Division to review the proposed acquisition by JBS of Cargill Pork.