Category Archives: Agriculture

Aventine Renewable Energy expands operations.

AURORA, Neb. — Aventine Renewable Energy has installed its third corn-oil separation system in Aurora to expand its dry-milling capabilities. The $4.4 million Valicor corn-oil separator helped the company regain its fortunes after it faced bankruptcy as ...

Pellet Technology USA launches cattle feeding product.

GRETNA, Neb. — Pellet Technology USA has launched PowerFeed Pellets designed to feed and nourish cattle. The commercial launch of the product is in response to reduced pasture land in which cattle can graze. In a recent 300 head/84 day cattle feed trial ...

Nebraska beef industry will be highlight in Big Apple.

KEARNEY, Neb. — Gov. Pete Ricketts will take part in a trade promotion trip in New York City to promote Nebraska beef. The trip will highlight Nebraska beef at three restaurants and a butcher shop in the Big Apple on April 9-10. The governor announced t ...

Nebraska exported $1 billion of beef in 2014.

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Department of Agriculture reported the state exported more than $1 billion in beef to international markets in the first 11 months of 2014. That number set a new record for the state. “Nebraska farmers, ranchers, feed ...

Dakota City farm family grows fish business.

DAKOTA CITY, Neb. – A farm family in Dakota City has been farming for five generations, but the current family members are growing their family business by farming fish. In a state where agriculture is king, Scott Garwood and his family farm thousands ...