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Commodity Classic Session Videos Now Online

ST. LOUIS (April 20, 2015) – Did you miss a session at the 2015 Commodity Classic? Do you want to revisit a session you attended? Were you unable to attend Commodity Classic and want to see what you... Read More

Trees planted in fire-damaged areas of Nebraska Panhandle

CHADRON, Neb. (AP) _ More than 40,000 trees are being planted in northwest Nebraska again this spring to help the area recover from the 2012 wildfires. Crews from the Nebraska National Forest and Grasslands have planted 41,300 seedlings this month... Read More

Wisconsin Declares State of Emergency, 5.3-Million Iowa Chickens Affected by Avain Influenza

Wisconsin has declared a state of emergency over a bird flu outbreak that is infecting U.S. poultry and Governor Scott Walker said on Monday he has authorized the state's National Guard to help contain the disease. The Republican governor declared... Read More

Sidney motel owner convicted on charges stemming from September incident

The co-owner of a Sidney Motel has been convicted on numerous felony charges by a Cheyenne  County jury. 36-year-old Jason Assad was convicted of First Degree False Imprisonment, Terroristic Threats, Use of a Knife to Commit a Felony, Possession ... Read More

Pass the Salt: Beef Cattle Gains Increased in DDGS Study

MANHATTAN, Kan. – A recent Kansas State University study found that providing growing cattle with dried distillers grains (DDGS) plus salt on a self-feeding basis while the animals grazed native pastures helped boost average daily weight gain witho... Read More

New Executive Director takes over at Legacy of the Plains Museum

The new executive director at Legacy of the Plains Museum is excited to finally be on the job. Sandra Reddish was announced as the new director at the organization's annual board meeting last month. Reddish tells KNEB News she is looking forwar... Read More

ICYMI: American Agriculture Community Hails TPA Bill

The headlines say it all."Trade Promotion Authority has agriculture support," one industry magazine reported last week. "Farm organizations laud bipartisan bill to grant trade promotion authority to White House," said another ag publication. Pork,... Read More

April 20, 2015

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 4.68 (+0.04) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 4.68 (+0.04) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 4.68 (+0.04) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 4.67 (+0.03) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 4.57 (+0.03) West Plains LLC/Gering, 4.66 (+0.03) ... Read More

Bill to allow higher Nebraska brand-inspection fees advances

The cost of brand inspections for cattle could rise to $1.10 per head under a bill advanced by Nebraska lawmakers. Senators gave first-round approval Monday to an increase in the maximum fee that the Nebraska Brand Committee can charge. The com... Read More

Suji’s Cuisine USA announces U.S. presence at Nebraska Innovation Campus

The first international company to occupy space at Nebraska Innovation Campus (NIC) was announced today. Food Dreams Made Real (FDMR Inc.), Suji’s Cuisine USA is the newest company to join the NIC family. Suji Park, founder and Chief Inspiration... Read More

GMOs: Now We’re Talking’ provided open discussion on hot topic

More than 75 people attended GMOs: Now We’re Talking Fri., April 17 at River Market Event Place in Kansas City, Missouri. The event, hosted by Kansas Farm Food Connection, included a chef demonstration and a panel discussion on genetically modifie... Read More