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Sorghum Checkoff Seeks Applicants for Leadership Sorghum

LUBBOCK, Texas –  The Sorghum Checkoff is accepting applications for Leadership Sorghum Class IV, a program designed to develop the next generation of sorghum leaders. During the 15-month leadersh... Read More

Ricketts backs bill to raise speed limits on I-80, highways

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is backing a bill that would raise the speed limit on parts of Interstate 80 and other state highways. The bill introduced Tuesday would allow the state Department of Transportation to increase the limits to 80 mph on s... Read More

Animal Agriculture Alliance announces chance for farmers to win free registrations to 2018 Stakeholders Summit

Today, the Animal Agriculture Alliance announced that five farmers and ranchers can win a free registration to the 2018 Stakeholders Summit. The 2018 Summit, themed “Protect Your Roots” will be held May 3-4 at the Renaissance Capital View Hotel i... Read More

USDA Sending Extra Financial Help to Farmers in Seven States

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will start sending additional money to row crop farmers in 14 counties throughout seven states who are enrolled in the Agriculture Risk Coverage program. The move comes after the USDA reevaluated the program usin... Read More

HS basketball conference tournament scores/schedule

Here's a rundown of last night's scores and tonight's schedule from conference tournaments from around the region. Panhandle Athletic Conference (Girls scores) Hemingford 46, Hay Springs 40 Edgemont, SD 38, Crawford 35 *girls semifinal ga... Read More

AQUACULTURE STANDARDS AND CERTIFICATION BODIES HELP SOUTHEAST ASIA’S AQUACULTURE INDUSTRY TO BECOME MORE SUSTAINABLE

As Southeast Asia’s aquaculture industry moves to greater production and extra-regional exports, they face an issue of critical importance. USSEC’s Southeast Asia Aquaculture Program has identified that there are still many in the aquaculture ind... Read More

Husker women to Clash with No. 20 Hawkeyes tonight

Huskers Clash with No. 20 Hawkeyes Tuesday • The Nebraska women’s basketball team returns to Pinnacle Bank Arena for its third consecutive home game against a top-25 foe when the Huskers take on No. 20 Iowa on Tuesday. Tip-off between the Big ... Read More

Applications Available for the 2018 America’s Pig Farmer of the Year Award

The National Pork Board is seeking the next America’s Pig Farmer of the YearSM, with applications now open for the annual industry award at americaspigfarmer.com. The award recognizes a U.S. pork producer who demonstrates excellence in raising pig... Read More

WNCC to hold baseball hitting, pitching leagues

The Western Nebraska Community College baseball team will be holding a hitting and pitching leagues for area youngsters beginning this month. The hitting league will begin Jan. 22 and be held for five weeks on Monday nights at the Field of Dreams ... Read More

Dairy U aims to prepare youth for future in industry

MANHATTAN, Kan. — High school students with an interest in discovering opportunities within the dairy industry are encouraged to apply for a four-day immersive educational opportunity throughout southwest Kansas. Dairy U, which will be offered f... Read More

High School Basketball Scores

Monday's Scores< By The Associated Press= ^BOYS BASKETBALL= Garden County 64, Leyton 27 O'Neill 68, Neligh-Oakdale 32 ^Minuteman Activities Conference Tournament= Minatare 62, South Platte 38 ^GIRLS BASKETBALL= Cedar Bluffs 56, Boys Town 3... Read More