President Would Veto Current Tax Extenders Bill

President Barack Obama would veto the current tax extenders bill that Congress is writing, because the bill does not include tax breaks for the middle class – according to the Hagstrom Report. Congr... Read More

Brazil Still Suffering from Transport Handicap

The U.S. transportation system may be creaky, but it works far better than the so-called "roads of death" Brazilian truckers must use to haul soybeans to export markets. Despite decades of political promises, Latin American transport systems continue... Read More

Husker win streak comes to an end at Illinois

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Despite a spirited comeback to force a fifth set, the No. 10 Nebraska volleyball team fell at No. 11 Illinois, 3-2 (25-16, 22-25, 25-18, 24-26, 15-10), on Wednesday night at Huff Hall. The loss snapped the Huskers' eight-match w... Read More

Cowboys remain unbeaten with win against Stetson

LARAMIE, Wyo.  – Senior forward Larry Nance Jr. scored 15 points and junior guard Josh Adams chipped in 11, but it was more robust defense that allowed the University of Wyoming men’s basketball team to earn a 65-41 victory over Stetson on Wedne... Read More

NCF Accepting Applications for Beef Industry Scholarship

DENVER- Applications for 2015-16 beef industry scholarships sponsored by the CME Group are now being accepted. Ten scholarships of $1,500 each will be awarded to outstanding students pursuing careers in the beef industry. Students studying educati... Read More

Veto Looms On Ohio Ag Runoff Bill

Gov. John Kasich will veto broad legislation that addresses Ohio's toxic algae problem and other agricultural and environmental matters unless provisions related to basic telephone service are removed, a member of the Republican governor's administra... Read More

November 26, 2014

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 5.65 (+0.04) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 5.65 (+0.04) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 5.65 (+0.04) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 5.58 (+0.04) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 5.58 (+0.05) West Plains LLC/Gering, 5.59 (+0.03) ... Read More

Dairy Farmers Have Less than Two Weeks Left to Enroll in New Farm Bill Dairy Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman of the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, today encouraged dairy farmers to register by Dec. 5 for the new dairy Margin Protection Program (MPP) that gives farmers the cert... Read More

Deere & Co. predicts 20% decline in sales

Deere & Co. projected a 20% decline in farm equipment sales for the recently started business year, warning again that lower commodity prices and falling farm incomes are putting pressure on demand for agricultural machinery. The Moline, Ill., c... Read More

Wallace Woman is Western Nebraska Clerk of the Year for USDA Rural Development

USDA Rural Development State Director Maxine Moul Wednesday presented a plaque to Mary May, Wallace Village Clerk, for her excellence in service to her community and USDA. “It is with great pleasure that we honor a clerk who has helped her Villa... Read More

South Dakota capitol selects Aerodynamics for Essential Air Service

A decision by the Pierre, South Dakota City Commission could have an impact on Scottsbluff depending upon the Department of Transportation's approval of an EAS carrier for that community and for Scottsbluff. City leaders in Pierre voted Tuesday to... Read More