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Soy Growers Look to White House Task Force to Lead on Key Issues

The American Soybean Association (ASA) welcomed today’s establishment by the White House of a task force to address the challenges facing America’s farmers. According to an executive order issued ... Read More

Corn, Soybean Planting Considerations for this Week’s Cold Snap

With this week’s forecasted low temperatures projected to dip into the high 30s (°F) with potential rain events, growers have asked if/how germination will be affected for corn and soybean planted this week. Imbibitional (fast) water uptake occ... Read More

Op-Ed submission - Growing in the Middle of Everywhere

Earlier this month, I had the distinct pleasure of watching Ronnie Green be installed as the 20th Chancellor of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. As I sat there with my wife Darla, I reflected on my time at the University of Nebraska... Read More

Names and charges released in Regional Drug Task Forces major drug sweep

The U.S. Attorney's Office says a cooperative effort Tuesday between two regional drug task forces has led to the arrest of eleven individuals. The charges vary from Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine, Possession of a Controlled Substance wi... Read More News: April 25, 2017

Today on News: The Gering City Council approves $78,000 in Keno funding requests North Platte NRD concerned about current legislative bill in the Nebraska Unicameral Sentencing for October fatal accident postponed (again) Bill B... Read More

Trump Slaps Tariff on Canadian Softwood Lumber and Possibly Dairy

The Trump administration moved Monday to impose a 20 percent tariff on softwood lumber entering the United States from Canada, escalating an intensifying trade dispute between the two countries. The president announced the decision during a gather... Read More

Ricketts says he

Governor Ricketts said today he does not support a bill passed by lawmakers that would eliminate the state’s two-year waiting period for felons to vote. The measure would let them vote as soon as they complete their sentences, including any parole ... Read More

Sasse to New Agriculture Secretary:

Today, shortly after Sonny Perdue was sworn in as the U.S. Agriculture Secretary, U.S. Senator Ben Sasse invited the new secretary to Nebraska and urged him to "be a champion for free trade" inside the administration. "As you assume your new posit... Read More

SWBC Career Fair Thursday seeking to hire 25 part-time people

SWBC is looking to hire 25 or more part-time Payment Reminder Services Representatives during a Career Fair from 2-7 Thursday at their Scottsbluff office across from the Harms Center. Call center experience is preferred and offers will be made onsite... Read More

Sonny Perdue Sworn in as 31st U.S. Secretary of Agriculture

Sonny Perdue was sworn in as the 31st U.S. Secretary of Agriculture by fellow Georgian and Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Clarence Thomas in a brief ceremony today at the Supreme Court building.  The U.S. Senate confirmed Secretary Perd... Read More

2016 fire prompts need for burn education to Goshen County residents

Providing immediate, correct medical care to a person who has suffered burns to his body can greatly impact how bad the person’s injuries are including whether he or she survives. With that knowledge, leaders at Community Hospital in Torrington ... Read More