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Producers Urged to Plan for Possible Drought-Driven Culling

It may be time to cut cattle stocking rates by as much as 10% in some parts of the Northern Plains. That news comes as drought conditions that began last year there continue, and many producers are ... Read More

Late Bullpen Woes Sink Pioneers in Casper

The first win in the history of the Western Nebraska Pioneers franchise will have to wait another night. The Casper Horseheads rallied for 3 runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to top the Pioneers, 7-6, in the second game of a three game season-o... Read More

Chadron State stadium construction update

CHADRON, Neb. – May 25 -- The construction on Elliott Field and Don Beebe Stadium is expected to see big changes in the month of June, as the project stays on schedule despite the rainy season of late. The steel beams supporting the new Con Mar... Read More

Legion scores: Gering 2-0 in tourney, Z's drop road games

Gering Platte Valley Companies Tournament Gering PVC 10, Bridgeport 2 Gering PVC 11, Martin SD 3 Bridgeport 4, Chadron 3 Chadron 5, Martin SD 4 Today's Schedule: 9 am – Buckley vs. Alliance 11:30 am – Gordon vs. Sidney 2 p... Read More

Scotts Bluff County Memorial  Day programs

Sunday, May 27, 2018 Creighton Valley Cemetery - - - - 2:30 pm East of Gering on highway 92 – County Road “U” & 27th and ½ mile South Monday, May 28, 2018 Fairview Cemetery, Scottsbluff - - - - 9:00 am Sunset Memorial Park Ceme... Read More

Trump Administration Seeks to Streamline Farm Labor Program for Ag Employers

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- The Labor, Agriculture, State and Homeland Security departments will work together to modernize the H-2A visa program to bring in foreign farmworkers, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said Thursday. "Our departments are working... Read More

Ricketts touts economic benefits of ethanol during Renewable Fuels Month

May is Renewable Fuels month in Nebraska highlighting the benefits of renewable fuels, ethanol in particular. Governor Pete Ricketts told KNEB News the industry has been a strong economic driver in the state.   Ricketts said, "We are th... Read More

New Study: ‘Efforts to Limit HPO Would Increase Risks to Farmers’

Just before the U.S. House of Representatives was set to vote on a Farm Bill amendment that would’ve crippled crop insurance, a Kansas State University economist sent key policymakers a note alerting them to a new study that shed light on the negat... Read More

Changes to enhance traffic flow and parking at stadium will not eliminate youth diamond

Gering city planner Annie Folck says no youth baseball and softball fields will be eliminated this year with the parking and traffic flow changes being instituted around Oregon Trail Park Stadium. Folck said there were residents concerned about lo... Read More

Pioneers Drop Pitchers' Duel on Opening Night

A few well-placed bunts and costly fielding mistakes doomed the Western Nebraska Pioneers in a 2-1 loss on the road against the Casper Horseheads on Friday night in the first ever game in team history for both clubs. Casper (1-0) jumped out to an ea... Read More

Trade Talks with China Continue

The National Sorghum Producers welcomed news that the 178 percent tariff and anti-dumping and countervailing duty investigations were dropped. Trade talks between the two countries continued this week, showing signs that China has promised to help r... Read More