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Senate Farm Bill Would Legalize Hemp Production

An amendment to the Senate Farm Bill that recently passed out of the Ag Committee contains an amendment that would remove hemp from the federal definition of marijuana. The amendment, sponsored by ... Read More

Soaking rains once again reported in the panhandle

54 hour official rainfall total show the panhandle received another good soaking from weekend rains. The official totals include  a total of .63 of an inch from the official site at the Western Nebraska Regional Airport. But there were several repor... Read More

Nebraska High School Finals Results

HASTINGS, NEB. (June 17, 2018) – The Nebraska High School Rodeo season wrapped up last weekend with the high school finals in Hastings at the Adams County Fairgrounds. Rodeo athletes from across the Cornhusker State competed in two go-rounds on Jun... Read More

Administration Approves $50 Billion in 301 Tariffs

Farmers for Free Trade Executive Director Brian Kuehl  says the Trump Administration’s approval of $50 billion worth of imported goods from China is “scary.” The tariffs on Chinese imports will result in heavy retaliatory tariffs on U.S. agric... Read More

Pollinator week kicks off Monday June 18

National Pollinator Week June 18–24, will see a Syngenta team  embark on a road trip up the Monarch Highway (Interstate 35) to bring awareness to some of the people who contribute to pollinator health and stewardship. The I-35 corridor is recogniz... Read More

Commissioners to discuss Information Systems Director Position

The Scotts Bluff County Commissioners will discuss and consider their Information Systems Director position when they meet Monday afternoon. Board Chair Mark Masterton says the county has received proposals from three individuals and two corporati... Read More

Pioneers Sunday series finale cancelled

Sunday’s series finale in Aberdeen against the Hotshots has been cancelled, due to weather. The Pioneers finish their season-long road trip with a record of 5-1. The Pioneers return home Monday to take on the Pierre Trappers at Oregon Trail P... Read More

Administration Approves $50 Billion in 301 Tariffs

Farmers for Free Trade Executive Director Brian Kuehl (Keel) says the Trump Administration’s approval of $50 billion worth of imported goods from China is “scary.” The tariffs on Chinese imports will result in heavy retaliatory tariffs negot... Read More

Nebraska Corn disappointed by Chinese tariffs

This morning, President Trump announced his plans to move forward with Section 301 tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports. The first round, $34 billion in tariffs, would go into effect July 6, 2018. The remaining tariffs are expected to be impleme... Read More

Schreiber Named ABCA/Rawlings All-American

Senior Scott Schreiber collected third-team All-America honors from ABCA/Rawlings on Saturday. He was eligible for the honor by virtue of achieving first-team All-Region accolades from ABCA/Rawlings on Wednesday. Schreiber earns the 103rd All-Ame... Read More

Mountain Lion hunting season under consideration in Nebraska

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will hold a public hearing In Ogallala on a proposal to open up a season for mountain lion hunting. The proposed season would allow eight mountain lions to be killed in portions of Pine Ridge in northwestern ... Read More