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Ranchers Encouraged to Apply for Demonstration Ranch Funding

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has established a rangeland health initiative in Nebraska. The USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is leading a state-wide effort to learn more ab... Read More

Governor hopeful Bob Krist embarks on statewide listening tour

A Nebraska state Senator who plans on challenging Gov. Pete Ricketts during next year's Gubernatorial election made a stop in Scottsbluff this morning to kickoff a state-wide listening tour. Bob Krist of Omaha says his nine plus years in the legis... Read More

RFD TV veterinarian Dr. Dan Thompson to speak to beef producers in meeting series

The U.S. Beef Cattle Production Journey: The Destination Is Up To Us, Featuring Dr. Dan Thomson, DVM The Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition and Nebraska Extension are bringing Dr. Dan Thomson, a third-generation bovine veterinarian and host of a nat... Read More

Dual credit students boosting WNCC enrollment

  Dual credit students who are taking both high school and college courses as part of the new Career Academy concept are boosting WNCC's enrollment figures. The college has just over 1,900 students enrolled this fall, a jump from 1,719 las... Read More

U.S. Wheat Associates to Close Cairo Office, Continue Regional Market Coverage from Rotterdam, Casablanca

ARLINGTON, Virginia — Continuing a strategic effort to increase resources in wheat import market segments with the best potential for growth and returns for the farmers it represents, U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) has announced it will close its offi... Read More

Sasse: Omaha VA's refusal to answer questions 'unacceptable'

U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse is seeking answers from the Department of Veterans of Affairs following reports that VA employees kept a secret waiting list of patients from Nebraska and Iowa that obscured the actual wait times for veterans who sought appointme... Read More

NAFTA Commodity Groups Unite to Urge Negotiation Success

U.S. commodity export groups, along with counterparts from Canada and Mexico, are reiterating their support for free trade. The U.S. Grains Council, along with the U.S. Soybean Export Council, National Sorghum Producers, National Corn Growers, and... Read More

Canada “Flatly Rejects” U.S. Dairy Proposal

Wrapping up the fourth round of talks on the North American Free Trade Agreement, the U.S. proposed a dismantling of Canada’s dairy supply management system. Bloomberg reports Canada “flatly rejects” the proposal by the United States. The pr... Read More

Oct. 17th, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.15 (-0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.15 (-0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.15 (-0.01) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.89 (steady) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.89 (steady) Frenchman Val... Read More

*Audio* National Livestock Groups Call GIPSA Withdraw a Victory...But One Senator is Not Happy

National livestock groups are hailing the Department of Agriculture’s withdraw of a GIPSA rule a victory. USDA published a notice in the Federal Register announcing it would withdraw the interim final rule under the Grain Inspection, Packers and... Read More

Car fire closes portion of I-80 in Kimball County Tuesday evening

A car fire east  of Kimball on Interstate 80 caused westbound traffic to be closed for a brief amount of time Tuesday evening. The Nebraska State Patrol says a Jeep caught fire around 5:22 p.m. near County Road 49. Traffic on the interstate was c... Read More