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Soy Growers to Chipotle: Misinformation is Not a Marketing Strategy

ST. LOUIS (May 1, 2015) - The American Soybean Association (ASA) issued a statement today in response to Chipotle’s announcement that the fast-food chain would remove all foods contain... Read More

Students to play role of veterinarians during Tuesday 4-H event

Scotts Bluff County 4-H will be playing host to over 200 students on Tuesday at the fairgrounds. The "Animals Inside and Out" event will include students from Morrill, Mitchell, and Scottsbluff. It will allow the kids to explore the science of pig... Read More

ASA Praises House Passage of Energy and Water Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON (May 1, 2015) – The House of Representatives passed its Fiscal Year 2016 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill earlier today, significantly increasing funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and programs tha... Read More

Stripe Rust Confirmed in Nebraska

A survey of wheat fields in south central and southeast Nebraska on April 27 revealed widespread occurrence of stripe rust in the southernmost tier of counties. Prevalence (percentage of fields with stripe rust) was greater than 70%. Incidence (perce... Read More

Mobile visitor information center unveiled to kickoff National Tourism Week

As National Tourism Week events kick off across the country, Scotts Bluff County tourism leaders followed suit. Festivities got underway at 9 a.m. at the Gering Civic Center, with Gering Mayor Tony Kaufman reading a proclamation. However the bi... Read More

NU president, ag leader to address NCTA graduates May 7

Curtis, Neb. – A Nebraska cattle producer will join University of Nebraska administrators including President Hank M. Bounds in saluting Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture graduates on May 7 at commencement in Curtis. Bill Rishel, founder... Read More

 ACLU official says Colorado Springs traffic stop appears unjustified

A video taken by a Colorado Springs man during a March traffic stop has gotten more than 30,000 views on YouTube and is the subject of a Colorado Springs Police Department investigation. Police say they aren't commenting on the investigation or tr... Read More

Agriculture Secretary to Travel to Colorado to Announce Funding for Conservation Projects in 50 States

DENVER, Colo.  May 4, 2015 – TODAY, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will travel to Colorado and join local leaders to announce a substantial investment to improve the nation's water quality, enhance soil health, support wildlife habitat and prot... Read More

Monday last day to purchase tickets for Mayor's Prayer Breakfast

The annual Mayor's Prayer Breakfast will be held this Thursday morning at the Gering Civic Center, but today is the final day to secure tickets. The Mayors of Scottsbluff, Terrytown and Gering will be there as you enjoy breakfast, entertainment by... Read More

Thorpe to be sentenced on escape charge Monday

A man who escaped custody while on work release from the Scotts Bluff County Detention Center February 5th will be sentenced Monday afternoon in Scotts Bluff County District Court. 26 year old James Thorpe had entered a no contest plea to an escap... Read More

NRCS Extends Comment Period for Agricultural Conservation  Easement Program Interim Rule

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Chief Jason Weller recently announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will extend the deadline to provide public comment on the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program’s (ACEP) interim... Read More