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U.S. soy processors build new capacity at fastest rate in 20 years

CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. agricultural cooperatives are building new soybean crushing plants at the fastest rate in two decades as farmers in the world’s top producer prepare to sow another record ar... Read More

Husker Women Sweep Big Ten Weekly Honors

Nebraska sophomore Hannah Whitish was named the Big Ten Player of the Week, while freshman Kate Cain added her third Big Ten Freshman-of-the-Week award in the season's first five weeks, when the conference announced its honors on Monday. Whitish, a... Read More

Torrington prison inmate dies Sunday

A Wyoming prison inmate who was confined at the Wyoming Medium  Correctional Facility in Torrington has died after a lengthy illness. The Wyoming Department of Corrections says 81-year-old Paul C. Alberts died Sunday. Alberts was serving a li... Read More News: December 11, 2017

Today on News: Staff at the Riverside Discovery Center gearing up for the debut of their new bear cubs First State Bank's Truck of Love has another successful year Scotts Bluff County Fair and KNEB announce that KANSAS will be head... Read More

Dec. 11, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.09 (-0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.09 (-0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.09 (-0.05) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.23 (Basis change) New Alliance / Alliance – 4.23 (Basis change) F... Read More

Cargill Launches Fedbytrade Campaign

Cargill is launching a new campaign to provide stories that consumers can understand regarding how trade helps feed the world. The new initiative is called FedbyTrade, highlighting how companies are speaking up against the Trump Administration’s... Read More

Nebraska State Fair wins awards at industry convention

Officials with the Nebraska State Fair announced it was the recipient of 12 awards during the International Association of Fairs and Expositions convention in Las Vegas. The State Fair won first place in five categories, as well as five second place ... Read More

GROWMARK reports 2017 year-end financial results

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AgPR) Dec. 11, 2017 – GROWMARK announced its audited financial results for fiscal year 2017, which ended August 31, 2017. GROWMARK reported $7.3 billion in sales, up from $7.0 billion in 2016. Pretax income of $91 million is do... Read More

Alliance Police recover stolen vehicle

The Alliance Police Department says it has recovered a stolen 2014 Ford Explorer and a teenage suspect is believed responsible for the theft. Police say at noon Sunday they received a report the vehicle was taken from a residence on the 2000 block... Read More

Antibiotic Use in Livestock Drops

The Food and Drug Administration began keeping records on antibiotic use in livestock animals in 2009. For the first time since then, the agency says antibiotic usage dropped. Sales of medically important antibacterials for livestock and poultry f... Read More

$50,000 Powerball ticket sold in Scottsbluff

It was a winning weekend for one lucky Nebraska Lottery player, with a $50,000 winner sold at the Ampride on Avenue B in Scottsbluff. The Nebraska Lottery says the winning ticket matched 4 of the 5 white balls, as well as the Powerball number. ... Read More