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Proposed Rule on Biotech a Progressive Step for Plant Breeding Innovation

The American Soybean Association (ASA) responded positively today to a notice of proposed rulemaking from USDA on the regulatory framework for plant breeding innovation. ASA welcomed the proposed rule... Read More

Nebraska chief justice offers stern warning about budget

Nebraska's chief Supreme Court justice is warning that proposed budget cuts to the judicial branch could undermine the state's effort to relieve prison crowding. Chief Justice Michael Heavican said in his annual address to lawmakers Thursday that ... Read More

NMPF Statement on Announcement of Agriculture Secretary Nominee Gov. Sonny Perdue

ARLINGTON, VA – “America’s dairy farmers are looking forward to working with Secretary of Agriculture-designate Sonny Perdue, whose role as the chief advocate for farmers and rural America is absolutely crucial in the new Trump Administration, ... Read More

Regional West to Host Free Vascular Health Screening Day

High blood pressure, high cholesterol, and heavy, painful legs are all risk factors for heart disease and stroke.  Vascular health screening provides patients with a benchmark of their heart and vascular disease risk. To help adults learn more ab... Read More

Hoffman Ranch, Jensen Bros. and Valley Creek Ranch Take Top Honors in Hereford Yard Show

Hoffman Ranch, Thedford, Neb., took top honors in the Hereford carload show on Friday, Jan. 13, during the 2017 National Western Stock Show in Denver. Jensen Bros., Courland, Kan., topped the pen-of-three bull show and Valley Creek Ranch, Fairbury, N... Read More

Cattlemen Support Nomination of Gov. Perdue to Lead U.S. Department of Agriculture

WASHINGTON - Tracy Brunner, president of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, released the following statement in support of President-elect Trump’s nomination of former Gov. Sonny Perdue to be Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agricultur... Read More

William Reed murder trial postponed again

The trial for a Box Butte County man charged with the murder of his brother has been postponed once again. On Wednesday morning, William Reed's 2nd Degree Murder trial was scheduled to start February 21st. But on Wednesday afternoon, a scheduling ... Read More

Sen. Moran Statement on Secretary of Agriculture Nominee Sonny Perdue

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) released the following statement regarding President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue to lead the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA): “The Secretary of ... Read More

USDA Announces $8.8 Million Available to Support Agriculture Programs at Hispanic Serving Institutions

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture today announced availability of $8.8 million in funding to support agricultural science education at Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs). The Hispanic-Serving Ins... Read More

NBA Scores

NBA Wednesday's Games Charlotte 107, Portland 85 Philadelphia 94, Toronto 89 Washington 104, Memphis 101 New York 117, Boston 106 Detroit 118, Atlanta 95 Houston 111, Milwaukee 92 New Orleans 118, Orlando 98 Golden State 121, Oklahoma City 1... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL Wednesday's Games Winnipeg 6, Arizona 3 Pittsburgh 4, Montreal 1 Detroit 6, Boston 5, SO Edmonton 4, Florida 3, OT San Jose 3, Los Angeles 2 Thursday's Games(equals) Dallas at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m. Ottawa at Columbus, 7 p.m. N.Y. Range... Read More