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USDA Rural Development Innovation Center Launches Interactive Webpage to Share Best Practices for Rural Economic Development

Lincoln, NE, April 25, 2018 – Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today unveiled a new interactive webpage to identify best practices for building rural prosperity. “R... Read More

Scoreboard installation shows Pioneer baseball right around the corner

The scoreboard at Oregon Trail Park Stadium is being installed, marking the fact that the Western Nebraska Pioneers season is not far away. Team owner Chuck Heeman says it is one of the things that shows the season is "only a month out and I like ... Read More

National FFA Presents Bill to Amend Federal Charter on House Floor

INDIANAPOLIS (Wednesday, April 25, 2018/National FFA Organization) – A new bill amending the charter of the National FFA Organization was introduced in the House yesterday by Representatives Glenn Thompson (R-Penn.), and Representative Jim Langevin... Read More

Heilbrun appointed to Nebraska Volunteer Service Commission

Lincoln, Nebraska – ServeNebraska, the Nebraska Volunteer Service Commission is proud to announce Governor Pete Rickett’s appointment of Commissioner D. Kare Heilbrun of Mitchell, Nebraska. ServeNebraska develops and manages programs and initi... Read More

Cattlemen Invite President Trump and Vice President Pence to Survey Wildfire Damage in Oklahoma

WASHINGTON (April 25, 2018) - Today the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and the Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association invited President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence to visit Oklahoma and survey the damage caused by devastating w... Read More

Mitchell man accused of sexually assaulting a child

A 41-year-old Mitchell man has been arrested on charges of 1st Degree Sexual Assault of a Child and Possession of Child Pornography. Mitchell Police arrested Kenneth Davis on Monday following a two-and-a-half week investigation into possible child... Read More

(VIDEO) Secretary Perdue Commemorates First Year at USDA

(Washington, D.C., April 25, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue commemorated his first year at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today by releasing a new interactive website and video. In his first year, Secretary Perdu... Read More

EPA Waivers Top 1 Billion Gallons

OMAHA (DTN) -- Waivers granted to small refineries in 2016 and 2017 may have prevented about 1.6 billion gallons of biofuels from entering the fuel supply, according to a new analysis of EPA (https://www.epa.gov/…) performed by the Renewable Fuels ... Read More

April 25, 2018

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 4.39 (+0.14) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 4.39 (+0.14) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 4.39 (+0.14) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.59 (+0.14) New Alliance / Alliance – 4.59 (+0.14) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Farm Service Agency Makes Administrative Change to the Livestock Indemnity Program

CANADIAN, Texas – Underway now, agricultural producers who have lost livestock to disease, resulting from a weather disaster, have an additional way to become eligible for a key U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) disaster assistance program. US... Read More

Trucking Foundation committee awards $21,000 community college scholarships

Lincoln, NE – The Nebraska Trucking Foundation Board of Trustees awarded 14 scholarships of $1,500 each to support students pursuing careers in professional truck driving or diesel technology. The 2018 scholarship funds are distributed to Nebra... Read More