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Cattle on Feed Report Jerry Stowell Country Futures *AUDIO*

Data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's monthly cattle-on-feed report, released at 3:00 p.m. ET Friday, and analysts' estimates as compiled by the Wall Street Journal. In million head. Numbers ... Read More

Former Nebraska Farm Bureau President Bryce Neidig  Passes Away at the age of 86

LINCOLN, NEB. – Bryce Neidig, the second longest serving president of Nebraska Farm Bureau, was remembered for being an articulate and popular president who was enthusiastic about the future of Farm Bureau and agriculture. He died March 22 at the a... Read More

Omnibus Spending Bill Also Contains Livestock “Fixes”

The U.S. Cattlemen’s Association was pleased to see that the omnibus appropriations spending bill released on Wednesday night has what it called “two commonsense solutions to regulatory overreach in the Fiscal Year 2018.” The spending bill i... Read More

Abortion impasse stalls Nebraska budget bill a 2nd time

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A dispute over abortion and family-planning services has stalled a Nebraska state budget bill for the second time, prompting a rebuke from the Speaker of the Legislature. Lawmakers voted 31-7 on Friday to force an end to debat... Read More

Congressional Spending Bill Includes DAIRY PRIDE Act Language in Victory for Milk Labeling Standards

ARLINGTON, VA – The congressional spending bill approved Thursday in the House and awaiting final vote in the Senate directs the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take action against mislabeled imitation dairy foods, representing a major v... Read More

Nebraska senators blast budget bill

Nebraska U.S. Senators Ben Sasse and Deb Fischer are harshly criticizing a $1.3 trillion spending bill that has quickly passed both houses of Congress without any time for members to see what is in it. Sasse said "Every Republican would vote again... Read More

CSC to begin spring football drills

CHADRON, Neb. -- March 22, 2018 -- With lots of holes to fill on defense, but most of the starters from a year ago returning on offense, the Chadron State College football team will open its spring drills on Monday, March 26. The Eagles finished ... Read More

String of Scottsbluff burglaries prompt Police to warn residents

The Scottsbluff Police department has received 7 burglary complaints in the past 3 weeks. According to Captain Tony Straub, most of the burglaries have occurred in the residential areas between 20th Street and 28th Street. Forced entry was foun... Read More

Improving the health of honey bees

Seshadri and her team of CSU researchers have received a $488,000 Pollinator Health Fund grant awarded by the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research, a nonprofit established through bipartisan congressional support in the 2014 Farm Bill, to st... Read More

Stinner challenges colleagues to set aside differences and pass a budget

Appropriations Committee Chairman John Stinner challenged his colleagues today to come together and pass the budget despite their differences on abortion and funding for Planned Parenthood clinics. In his opening statement Stinner said Planned Par... Read More

Rep. Marshall:  Omnibus provides 199A Fix, Rural Broadband Expansion, ELD Delay, and more.

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congressman Marshall voted in support of the omnibus spending bill. The bill appropriates the funds agreed upon in the FY 2018 Bipartisan Budget Act, which was approved in February of 2018. Like the budget agreement, this app... Read More