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Cargill Meat Solutions Recalls Ground Beef Products Due To Possible E. Coli O26 Contamination

WASHINGTON– Cargill Meat Solutions, a Fort Morgan, Colo. establishment, is recalling approximately 132,606 pounds of ground beef products made from the chuck portion of the carcass that may be conta... Read More

Alliance working on contract for new Deputy City Manager

Alliance City Manager Rick Kuckkahn says he has identified an individual to be the city's Deputy City Manager and is now working on solidifying a contract by Friday. The name of the person is not being released until the contract is finalized. The... Read More

Farmers Under Pressure

Farmers are under more stress than ever -- and Ohio State is worried about them. At the university's annual Farm Science Review in London, Ohio, experts lectured farmers on a series of gloomy topics, from low commodity prices to the raging trade war... Read More

The Corn/Soybean Rotation and Profitability

One of the most basic questions farmers must answer on an annual basis is what to plant. In some cases, this is simply a choice among cultivars in others it is a choice among different crop types. In Nebraska, the choice may vary considerably since m... Read More

Sept. 19, 2018

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 4.46 (+0.10) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 4.46 (+0.10) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 4.46 (+0.10) Crossroads Co-op/Gering – 4.46 (+0.10) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.59 (+0.10) New Alliance / ... Read More

USDA Partners to Improve Electric Infrastructure for More Than 347,000 Rural Americans Across 13 States

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $398.5 million (PDF, 105 KB) to improve rural electric service in 13 states. “Reliable and affordable ele... Read More

NSP Investigating Inmate Death in Garden County

Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol are investigating the death of a female inmate in Garden County. On Tuesday morning, investigators were notified that 37-year-old inmate Candy Flood of Sidney had passed away at the Garden County Jail. Fl... Read More

Three arrested following Tuesday search of Scottsbluff home

Three people have been arrested and taken into custody following the execution of a search warrant Tuesday on a Scottsbluff home. Authorities searched 707 East 17th Street, and located methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia in several of the rooms... Read More

(Video) Nebraska Farm Bureau Works to Lower Health Costs for Farmers and Ranchers

For the first time, individual farm and ranch families in Nebraska will have the opportunity to join Nebraska Farm Bureau’s (NEFB) new large group Association Health Plan (AHP) and avoid the higher cost of premiums in the individual health insuranc... Read More

Harvest is underway and watch for stalk rot.

            We have started to see some movement out in the fields with harvest underway. In terms of corn, some silage has been chopped, high moisture corn is being harvested, and seed corn fields are quickly drying down and are starting... Read More

General Pershing documentary to screen Friday in Alliance

This year marks the 100 year anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I, and University of Nebraska Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications professor Barney McCoy is the producer behind a documentary on General "John Black Jack... Read More