Scouting for Waterhemp Now

INDIANAPOLIS — Sept. 30, 2014 — Waterhemp continues to top the list of challenging weeds to control in cornfields and ignoring it can be costly. Waterhemp is one of the most common weeds for M... Read More

Amazing two day rain totals in western Nebraska

The two day rain totals in the North Platte Valley are pretty amazing. they include 7 inches 35 miles north of Scottsbluff on the Plainsview Ranch ( the picture from Joyce Stark shows the rain gauge on the ranch)... Read More

Haulers Reminded Proper Permits Needed during Harvest Season

(Lincoln, Neb.)- With the arrival of harvest season in Nebraska, the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) Carrier Enforcement Division would like to remind haulers to obtain the proper permits and make sure their equipment has been inspected and is safe for u... Read More

Woman's shooting death being investigated by Bluffs Police

The Scottsbluff Police Department  is investigating the death of a woman in a shooting incident  at 1101 Avenue E in Scottsbluff.  The Scottsbluff Police Department along with the Scottsbluff Fire Department and Valley Ambulance were dispatched to... Read More

Johanns, Fischer Press for Answers on Federal Land Acquisitions and Habitat Construction

Courtesy/ Sen. Johanns' Office. Sen. Mike Johanns WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. Mike Johanns (R-Neb.) and Deb Fishcer (Courtesy/Official Photo) Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), member of the Environment and Public Works Committee, yesterday wrote to the ... Read More

Avenue I project finally nears completion

After a number of delays, work is nearing completion on the Avenue "I" project in Scottsbluff. The lane markings are in but crosswalk and a few turn markings will be put in over the next week or two. City Manager Rick Kuckkahn says the project is ... Read More

Information open house on West Scottsbluff viaduct planned Tuesday evening

The Nebraska Department of Roads will hold an Information Open House Tuesday night on a proposed viaduct over Union Pacific tracks on Highway 92 west of Scottsbluff. The viaduct will be located approximately three quarters of a mile west of the North... Read More

Railways Still Snarling Grain Movement

As the row-crop harvest in the Northern Plains moves ever closer, worries are mounting among producers and grain elevator operators about continued transportation delays and whether there will be enough room to store what are expected to be large cor... Read More

September 29, 2014

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 4.90 (+0.03) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 4.90 (+0.03) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 4.90 (+0.03) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 4.62 (+0.03) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 4.84 (+0.03) West Plains LLC/Gering, 4.85 ... Read More

Stalk and Crown Rot Diseases Likely in Many Fields

Much of the 2014 Nebraska corn crop has experienced repeated and prolonged stress and wounding. While most of the crop looks good, we are beginning to see early evidence of problems developing.  In particular, stalk rot diseases are beginning to dev... Read More

Abdullah earns big ten honor again

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah is the offensive player of the week in the Big Ten for the third time in five weeks. Abdullah, who leads the nation in rushing yards and is second in yards per game, ran for 208 yards and a care... Read More