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(AUDIO) Ag. Secretary Tom Vilsack Visits with Farm Broadcasters

As part of the trip to Washington D.C. for farm broadcasters is a stop at USDA.  Today is Promise Zone Day said Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack.  Jesse Harding has more.    (Listen here) ... Read More

Tyson Plans to Stop Antibiotic Use in Chickens by 2017

Tyson Foods says it wants to stop using human antibiotics in its U.S. chicken houses by September 2017 and that it will explore doing the same in its beef, pork and turkey operations. The move comes as restaurants demand more natural produce and ami... Read More

Feedlots Go Further In The Red

Cattle feeders didn’t get any relief last week as they saw margins fall even deeper in the red. Continued struggles in the cash market put further pressure on feeder margins, which finished the week at negative $206.94 per head, down from neg... Read More

Huskers look to sweep Bluejays

Lincoln - After winning the its first two games against the Creighton Bluejays (24-12, 8-3 Big East) this season, the Nebraska baseball team (30-16, 6-9 Big Ten) will go for the season sweep on Tuesday night when the two teams meet at TD Ameritrade P... Read More

NCGA Submits Comments to Federal Agencies Regarding Use of Unmanned Aerial Systems

Last week, the National Corn Growers Association submitted comments to both the U.S. Department of Transportation and the U.S. Department of Commerce's National Telecommunications and Information Administration about proposed rules regarding the comm... Read More

Gering Council approves ordinance for Rich's Wrecking and Salvage

The Gering City Council has approved an ordinance that brings a local auto wrecking yard one step closer to moving to M Street. Under the ordinance, Rich's Wrecking and Salvage owner Steve Eich would have his entire operations enclosed by a well ... Read More

Laramie and Kimball win golf titles at Scottsbluff Invitational

The Scottsbluff Bearcats, or least some of them, hosted the Scottsbluff Golf Invitational Monday at the Scotts Bluff Country Club. With most of Mike Klein's crew returning from National DECA competition the door was left open for Laramie to win th... Read More

Sidney Police Chief pleads not guilty to charge

The Sidney police chief has pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor charge that he obstructed government operations. Chief B.J. Wilkinson  made his plea Monday. His trial is scheduled to begin July 17. The allegation against Wilkinson stems fro... Read More

Nebraska oil and gas board cleared in meetings laws dispute

A special investigator says the Nebraska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission didn't violate state open meetings law when it met last month to consider a proposed wastewater disposal well in Sioux County. Bold Nebraska and the Nebraska Sierra Club... Read More

Bees prefer nectar containing pesticides

Bees are attracted to nectar containing common pesticides, scientists at Newcastle University and Trinity College Dublin have discovered. This could increase their chances of exposure to high levels of pesticides. Previous studies have suggested that... Read More

Rockies make move

PHOENIX (AP) _ The Colorado Rockies have placed closer Adam Ottavino on the 15-day disabled list with right triceps inflammation and recalled right-hander Jorge Rondon from Triple-A Albuquerque. The 29-year-old Ottavino is 1-0 with three saves in ... Read More