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Top Mexican pork firm plans $550 million expansion, amid U.S. trade tension

Mexico's top pork producer, Granjas Carroll, said on Thursday it plans to double its sow count in the next four years as part of a $550 million expansion plan, as it eyes the risk of a crossborder tra... Read More

March 24, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 2.88 (steady) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 2.88 (steady) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 2.88 (steady) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.30 (steady) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.30 (steady) Frenchman ... Read More

Mexico Considers Duty-Free Corn Deals With Brazil, Argentina

Mexico, the world's biggest buyer of U.S. corn, is considering offering duty-free access to Brazilian and Argentine corn as an alternative to American imports in a move that could have big consequences for U.S. farmers worried about Donald Trump's tr... Read More

WNCC baseball sweeps Miles on Sunday

The Western Nebraska Community College got the offense cranked up and played strong defensively in capturing an Empire Conference doubleheader from Miles Community College Sunday at Cleveland Field. The opener saw Alex Achtermann go the distance on ... Read More

Beatles tribute band playing tonight at Midwest Theater

It was 50 years ago today, Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play. And tonight at the Midwest Theater The Reunion Beatles will be channeling their inner John, Paul, George, and Ringo. In honor of the 1967 release of the album "Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely... Read More

WNCC softball team splits with Lamar

LAMAR, Colo. – The Western Nebraska Community College softball team split a conference doubleheader with Lamar Community College on Sunday in Lamar Colorado. The Cougar women responded offensively in the first game, pounding out 11 hits, including... Read More

Nebraska senators move bills to help felons re-enter society

The Nebraska Legislature is set to consider several measures that aim to help felons re-entering society after prison as part of what supporters say is a comprehensive approach to criminal justice reform. Legislative committees have advanced bills... Read More

Black Market Hackers Selling Tractor Repair Software Illegally

A battle is brewing in at least eight states over “right-to-repair” legislation. Tractors have gone high tech and often require software downloads to aid in the repair process. FoxNewsTech.Com reports that software hackers overseas are crea... Read More

Gering council to hold public hearing on controversial rezoning request

The Gering city council Monday night will hold a 6 p.m. public hearing on a request to rezone a vacant area at the northwest corner of Five Rocks Road and Country Club Road to accommodate the relocation of Marky's Meat Shoppe and an accompanying stea... Read More

Early-Season Outlook for Wheat Diseases

Stripe rust and leaf rust: The rust diseases are some of the most important diseases in the state and annually cause more yield loss than most other diseases of wheat. The rust diseases often become established in Texas and Oklahoma before spreading ... Read More

Mitchell girls, boys roll to track titles at Morrill Early Bird Meet

Morrill Early Bird Track and Field Meet results from Saturday. Boys Team Standings Mitchell               172 Bridgeport           89 Bayard                    74 Southeast             67 Burns      ... Read More