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Kansas Ag Issues Podcast – 08/27/2015

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  Jesse Poland, Assistant Professor at Kansas State University, Director at Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Applied Wheat Genomics […]

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Monsanto Drops Bid For Syngenta

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  Agricultural business giant Monsanto is abandoning its takeover bid for competitor Syngenta AG after the Swiss chemical producer rejected […]

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OSHA fines Omaha moving company in worker’s heat-related death

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Federal officials propose an Omaha moving company be fined $12,000 in wake of the death of a veteran employee in early June. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued one serious, and one other-than-serious safety violation against Select Van and Storage, doing business as Mayflower/United. On June 9th, a 49-year-old worker packing and loading […]

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Nebraska small businesses getting help to export (AUDIO)

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A bit more than $300,000 is being made available by the Small Business Administration to small Nebraska businesses trying to make it big in the export market. The federal money can be used in a number of ways, such as to pay for foreign trade missions, foreign market sales trips, and international marketing campaigns. SBA […]

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Nebraska Vocational Rehabilitation expands

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Nebraska Vocational Rehabilitation has expanded. Nebraska VR has created a three-member Business Account Managers team helping the disabled find employment in the Omaha, Norfolk, Kearney, and Grand Island areas. Lindy Foley is the Employment Services Program Director for the Nebraska VR program. She says the Business Account Managers will work to match disabled individuals with […]

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How insurers determine auto premium rates

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Just because you are a good driver doesn’t mean you will get a big cut on your auto insurance rate. Ken Davidson is an insurance industry expert and says companies in Nebraska and every other state take many factors into consideration. Davidson says, “One of the items they use is insurance scoring. It isn’t the […]

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