As U.S. farm cycle turns, tractor makers may suffer longer than farmers

Farm equipment makers insist the sales slump they face this year because of lower crop prices and farm incomes will be short-lived. Yet there are signs the downturn may last longer than tractor and ha... Read More

Coroner IDs mother, daughter killed in Ault crash

Authorities have released the names of a mother and daughter who were killed when the pickup they were in was struck by a tractor-trailer that rolled east of Fort Collins. Weld County Coroner Mark Ward identified the victims Tuesday as 33-year-old... Read More

High School Volleyball: Gering at Scottsbluff

Catch Rob Barney with the call of the Gering at Scottsbluff volleyball game on KNEB 960 AM & here. Pregame at 6:30 p.m. First serve at 6:45....... Read More

Genetically Engineered Crops Discussed In Open Forum This Week

John Linder, a grain farmer from Edison, Ohio, offered the closing public comments Monday in the opening discussion by scientists and laypeople on the past experience and potential future of agricultural biotechnology in the U.S. "As farmers, we are... Read More

Capt. Citrus, face of Florida OJ, gets a makeover

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) _ Captain Citrus, the mascot of the Florida Department of Citrus, is getting a makeover. Captain Citrus was born in 2011 as a big, fat talking orange wearing a green cape. Now he's being transformed into a buff Marvel Comics superhe... Read More

September 16, 2014

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney,                   5.06 (-0.03) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport,         5.06 (-0.03) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman,                   5.06 (-0.03) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford,   ... Read More

High school football rankings

The Associated Press Nebraska high school football rankings in Classes A through D-2. Listings include name of school, season record, previous week's ranking, previous week's result and this week's opponent (NR-not ranked). The rankings are based on ... Read More

Alliance school board told tax

Taxes were the big issue Monday night at the Alliance school board meeting. Long-time resident and former 15-year member of the Alliance City Council Dan Kusek expressed his concern over the district realizing more property tax revenue due to prop... Read More

Heineman announces behavioral health regions to receive additional funds

Today, Gov. Dave Heineman announced that the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services will meet next week with the state’s six Behavioral Health Regions to discuss the allocation of funds that were not spent by the regions during the last f... Read More

Nebraska's uninsured rate held stable in 2013

Nebraska's rate of uninsured people stayed relatively flat last year while those in neighboring states and the nation declined slightly. New U.S. census data released Tuesday show that 13 percent of Nebraskans under age 65 were uninsured last yea... Read More

Kansas NRCS Receives $3.8 Million to Protect and Enhance Agricultural and Wetland Easements

September 15, 2014, Salina, Kansas—Eric B. Banks, Kansas State Conservationist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced that $3.8 million in conservation funding has been allocated in... Read More