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ASI Accepting Nominations for Annual Awards

DENVER - "We have brilliant and dedicated people and organizations in the sheep business that do impressive things with sheep production or lamb and wool processing and marketing," said ASI Presiden... Read More

NCGA Supports Funding Increase for MAP, FMD Programs

The National Corn Growers Association praised the introduction today of the CREAATE Act, a bill to increase investment in two federal programs with a proven track record of building global demand for U.S. agricultural products. The bipartisan bill... Read More

Agricultural Education Teachers Receive Awards

LINCOLN, NEB.– The Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation is working to keep agricultural educators in Nebraska classrooms by awarding 16 Nebraska agricultural education teachers $14,750 toward their student loans. “All 16 teachers show a continued ... Read More

Unusual rollover in parking lot turns heads

A 67 year old Scottsbluff woman was hospitalized following a rollover accident that occurred in the Scottsbluff Walmart parking lot Wednesday morning. Scottsbluff Police say Linda Stott was driving southbound in a Honda CRV in the Walmart parking ... Read More

University of Nebraska focuses on enrollment despite budget

An administrator at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln says the school is going to focus on maintaining a growing enrollment despite a challenging higher education budget. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that Chancellor Ronnie Green presented... Read More

State Pesticide Regulators Face Hundreds of Dicamba Investigations and 2018 Decisions

ARLINGTON, Va. (DTN) -- State pesticide regulators and departments of agriculture are struggling to manage the workload of hundreds of 2017 dicamba injury investigations as well as looming decisions on how to restrict and manage dicamba use in 2018. ... Read More

Sept. 20, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.26(+0.09) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.26 (+0.09) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.26 (+0.09) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.99 (+0.08) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.99 (+0.08) Frenchman Valley... Read More

Nebraska Extension seeks farm, ranch succession plan survey participants

Lincoln, Neb. — Nebraska Extension is encouraging the state’s farmers and ranchers to complete a survey regarding their farm or ranch succession plans.  The survey seeks to uncover how Nebraska farmers and ranchers are planning for succession or... Read More

Sugar beet harvest underway and market looks good

The early run of sugar beets is underway at both the Scottsbluff and Torrington, Wyo., Western Sugar plants and the regular harvest will begin Oct. 6. "We've purchased just over 100,000 tons of beets and we are averaging 15.88 sugar," said Jerry D... Read More

Growing Carpenter Center needs another access road

Terrytown Mayor Kent Greenwalt admits having only one access to the growing Carpenter Center in his community has become an issue the city will have to address. Greenwalt says the narrow access to the Carpenter Center with cars parked on both side... Read More

John Erixon Named Head of Nebraska Forest Service

John Erixson has been named the next state forester and director of the Nebraska Forest Service. He was deputy director for two years and was promoted after a national search. "I am proud of how well the Nebraska Forest Service serves Nebraska, an... Read More