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Nebraska Wheat Harvest Wrapping Up

For the week ending July 23, 2017, temperatures averaged four to eight degrees above normal, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Measurable rainfall was received in ... Read More

Gering continues project to replace aging water lines

Gering Public Works Director Pat Heath says it will take more than ten years for the city to complete their project to replace all of the original water mains still being used to supply water to residents. Heath told KNEB News  his department is ... Read More

Kansas State University meat scientists looking at new ways to preserve bacon

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Can a simple antioxidant bring more sizzle to American’s love affair with bacon? Kansas State University researchers think so, and they’re setting off on a project to figure it all out. Meat scientists have known for a l... Read More

Ne Dept of Ag Responds to Dicamba Complaints

The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) has experienced an increase in herbicide misuse complaints alleging crop damage due to herbicide products containing dicamba.  NDA’s pesticide and fertilizer program staff are actively investigating the... Read More

New trial date set in Mike Klein sexual assault case

A new trial date has been scheduled for former Scottsbluff golf coach Mike Klein, who is accused of sexually assaulting two separate members from the girls golf team. Klein had been scheduled to go to trial this coming Monday July 31st, but after ... Read More

AGCO to Acquire Precision Planting from The Climate Corporation

AGCO, Your Agriculture Company, (NYSE:AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment and The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON), announced today that a definitive agreement has been signed for ... Read More

Adjustments made in commercial property valuations during Scotts Bluff County protest hearings.

Scotts Bluff County Assessor Amy Ramos says she hasn't had time to total the figures, but there were adjustments made on commercial property during the property valuation protests that concluded Monday. Ramos says the hearings were done differentl... Read More

John Deere and Granular Collaborate

John Deere and Granular announced today a product development and co-marketing agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, the two companies will work to further integrate Granular’s Farm Management Software (FMS) product and the John Deere Ope... Read More

Penn State Set To Continue Success

CHICAGO - Penn State coach James Franklin hopes to match the success of last year with the Nittany Lions. After years of struggling following the Jerry Sandusky scandal Penn State broke through last year with 11 wins, a Big Ten Title and a near miss ... Read More

Nebraska Extension Specialist Responds to Dicamba Concerns

Lincoln, Nebraska, July 26, 2017 – Nebraska crop producers are joining others across the country in facing potential issues related to dicamba, a herbicide for broadleaf weed control. While the product has been available for a number of years,... Read More

Final days to purchase ducks for Saturday's United Way Duck Dash

The United Way of Western Nebraska's annual Rubber Duck Dash will be held this Saturday at the YMCA Trails West Camp in Scottsbluff. With the total number of ducks being sold for the race reduced by half, Special Events Coordinator Jeana Linton sa... Read More