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Business community urges Gering Council to welcome new concrete company

Members of the Gering business community Monday night urged the city council to streamline their approval process and welcome a Wyoming firm that  wants to build a concrete plant and regional offices... Read More

Precision Agriculture Adoption and Profitability

Agricultural producers have increasingly adopted precision agriculture (PA) technologies over the past two decades. Agriculture Risk Management Survey (ARMS) data collected and analyzed by USDA (Schimmelpfennig) showed substantial adoption of various... Read More

Nebraska Beef to be Featured on Secretary Perdue's Trip to China

(Washington, D.C., June 26, 2017) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will travel to China this week, joining with U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad, to formally mark the return of U.S. beef to the Chinese market after a 13-year hi... Read More

WING Drug Task Force to be honored on Tuesday in North Platte

The WING Drug Task Force will be one of several organizations to be honored on Tuesday by receiving a Midwest High Intensity Drug Trafficking award. Each year, the Executive Board of Midwest HIDTA recognizes a few of the many exemplary team and in... Read More

Young Nebraska Producers Participate in NCBA's 2017 Young Cattlemen's Conference

LINCOLN, NE (June 26, 2017) - In early June, just over sixty upcoming cattlemen and women leaders from across the Nation gathered together for the week long National Cattlemen's Beef Association 2017 Young Cattlemen's Conference. Among those particip... Read More

Soybean, Spring Wheat Conditions Drop

Soybean and spring wheat conditions dropped last week, while corn conditions held steady from the previous week, according to USDA's weekly Crop Progress report released Monday. This week's crop progress report showed 4% of U.S. corn was silking, ... Read More

June 26, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.68 (-0.11) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.68 (-0.11) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.68 (-0.11) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.78 (-0.11) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.78 (-0.11) Frenchman Valle... Read More News: June 26, 2017

Today on News: U.S. Senator Deb Fischer stops in Gering over the weekend to announced bid for re-election Kids gets get schooled during Safety Safari at Riverside Discovery Center United Way of Western Nebraska's Rubber Duck Dash g... Read More

Duck sales begin for 20th United Way of Western Nebraska Duck Dash

The United Way of Western Nebraska kicked off sales for the 20th annual Rubber Duck Dash Monday morning at Team Auto Center in Scottsbluff. This year's Dash will be held on Saturday, July 29th, with one slight change that may increase your chances... Read More

Maine Takes Lead in Food Sovereignty Movement

Maine Governor Paul LePage recently signed a bill into law that affirms the rights of cities and towns to regulate local food production in their areas. A Press Herald Dot Com report says that makes Maine the second state in the U.S. to allow consume... Read More

Nebraska Farm Bureau Awards Projects Grants to 4H and FFA Students

LINCOLN, NEB. – Nebraska Farm Bureau Student Project Grants were awarded to four deserving student Farm Bureau members in Hitchcock, Chase, Antelope, and Saline Counties. Each student was awarded one thousand dollars to be used to either begin or e... Read More