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South Korea Lifts U.S. Poultry Ban

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced  that the government of South Korea has lifted its ban on imports of U.S. poultry and poultry products, including fresh eggs... Read More

Fischer: U.S. Deal with Argentina Will Expand Opportunities for NE Pork Producers

SCOTTSBLUFF, NEB. – U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) released the following statement today after President Donald Trump announced a new U.S. deal to export American pork to Argentina: "I am pleased the administration has negotiated a deal with... Read More

Gov. Ricketts, Ag Director Celebrate Opening of Argentina to U.S Pork

Governor Pete Ricketts and the Nebraska Department of Agriculture  Director Greg Ibach issued statements following news that the Trump Administration has reached an agreement with Argentina that opens another market for U.S. agricultural products. ... Read More

Scottsbluff's Poynter takes top spot at Riverview on Thursday

The high school sports season officially got started on Thursday afternoon at Riverview Golf Course in Scottsbluff as the Lady Bearcats, Gering, and Bridgeport all competed in a 9 hole triangular. The top spot on the leaderboard belonged to Scotts... Read More

Deere Announces Third-Quarter Earnings of $642 Million

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The harvest has come in for stock investors in Deere & Co (DE.N) but a more plentiful bounty may rest on further improvement in the farm equipment maker's performance. Even in a strong year for machinery stocks, Deere shares... Read More

Lighthizer: NAFTA Costing Jobs, Failing Americans

At the start of the negotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement this week, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told reports the deal had benefited many Americans, but it had also failed countless others. Lighthizer noted that C... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

Thursday INTERLEAGUE= Final Arizona 4 Houston 0 Final N-Y Yankees 7 N-Y Mets 5 AMERICAN LEAGUE= Final Cleveland 9 Minnesota 3 Final Toronto 5 Tampa Bay 3 Final Minnesota 4 Cleveland 2 Final Texas 9 Chi White Sox 8 ___= NATIONAL ... Read More

State Officials Urging Farmers to Control Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus Now

Kansas State University officials are joining in on a group effort to help Kansas farmers stop the spread of a destructive wheat disease that took a strong foothold in the state’s fields this year. In early August, the Kansas Wheat Commission re... Read More

Regional West Medical Center Named 2017 Most Improved Hospital

Regional West Medical Center has been named one of the country's "Most Improved" in utilizing technology to enhance health care. The distinction is based on the 19th Annual Health Care's Most Wired(r) survey, recently released by the American Hospita... Read More

Aug. 17, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.09 (-0.06) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.09 (-0.06) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.09 (-0.06) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.64 (-0.05) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.64 (-0.05) Frenchman Valle... Read More

First time home buyer recognized by Platte Valley Bank

Associates of PV Mortgage Company, a Platte Valley Company, U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development, and Champion Realty came together today to congratulate first time home buyer Abby Hargreaves on her recent home purchase. On Thursday, ... Read More