Biofuel mandate provides opening for legal challenge

Probable legal challenges to proposed cuts in the 2014 U.S. biofuel mandate could focus on a two-word phrase dropped from the U.S. law establishing the renewable fuel program back in 2005: distributio... Read More

Diversity Is Word One in Agriculture

The most important word in the world of agriculture today is diversity. That's the message Stephen Powles hopes he got across as he spoke to the Corn & Soybean Future Forum this week. Over 190 farmers and members of the agriculture industry from... Read More

U.S. Court of Appeals Denies COOL Appeal

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Friday denied a request from the American Meat Institute and other groups to rehear a motion for preliminary injunction blocking implementation of USDA's final rule on country-of-origi... Read More

Gering man pleads not guilty to charges of theft and fleeing police

A 22 year old Gering man taken into custody after allegedly fleeing from Gering Police earlier in October was arraigned in two separate cases Friday in Scotts Bluff County District Court. Raymond Furrey entered not guilty pleas first on a class 3 fel... Read More

Red Bear enters not guilty plea to child sex assault charge

A 22 year old Scottsbluff man charged with the sexual assault of his girlfriend’s four year old daughter had an arraignment hearing in Scotts Bluff County District Court Friday. Howard Red Bear, Jr. entered a not guilty plea to a charge of secon... Read More

Huskers Ranked 21st To Open The Season

Lincoln – The Nebraska basketball program opens the season ranked 21st in the Associated Press Poll released Friday morning. The Huskers, who return all five starters from a team that went 19-13 and reached the NCAA Tournament, totaled 309 points f... Read More

Farmers and Ranchers Encouraged to Make Their Voices Heard

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2014 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is encouraging farmers and ranchers to make their voices heard by voting in the upcoming Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Committee elections. FSA Administrator Val Dolcini annou... Read More

October 31, 2014

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 5.26 (-0.08) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 5.26 (-0.08) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 5.26 (-0.08) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 5.07 (-0.08) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 5.20 (-0.08) West Plains LLC/Gering, 5.26 (-0.... Read More

October 30, 2014

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 5.34 (-0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 5.34 (-0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 5.34 (-0.05) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 5.15 (-0.03) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 5.28 (-0.04) West Plains LLC/Gering, 5.34 (-0.04) ... Read More

October 29, 2014

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 5.39 (+0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 5.39 (+0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 5.39 (+0.05) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 5.18 (+0.04) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 5.32 (+0.04) West Plains LLC/Gering, 5.38 (+0.06) ... Read More

Online Registration Open for  AFBF’s 96th Annual Convention and IDEAg Trade Show

Online registration is now open for the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 96th Annual Convention and IDEAg Trade Show, which will be held Jan. 10-14, 2015, in San Diego. Before registering online at, farmer and rancher memb... Read More