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USDA Outlook: Not So Good

ARLINGTON, Va. (DTN) -- A lower U.S. dollar value could boost agriculture exports, but the long-term outlook offers no real light at the end of the tunnel for the struggling farm economy, USDA's chief... Read More

High School Basketball Scores

Thursday's Scores By The Associated Press BOYS PREP BASKETBALL Class C Subdistrict C1-1 Falls City vs. Auburn, ppd. to Feb 23rd. C1-2 Syracuse vs. Louisville, ppd. to Feb 23rd. C1-3 Wahoo 70, Bishop Neumann 64 C1-4 Logan ... Read More

Bridgeport man in critical condition following Highway 385 accident

A 43-year-old Bridgeport man is in critical condition following a Thursday morning accident on Highway 385. Morrill County Sheriff Milo Cardenas says Adrian Sosa was driving a pay-loader southbound on the highway's shoulder around 10:13 a.m. Ca... Read More

Dairy Promotion Directors Elect Board Officers

Leaders of Dairy Management Inc. (DMI), the National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDB) and the United Dairy Industry Association (UDIA) announce the following dairy farmers as new officers. The DMI and NDB elections were held during the Febru... Read More News: February 22, 2018

Today on News: Airport officials are pleased with United Airlines and the service they have provided Western Nebraska so far  The Cobblestone Hotel & Suites celebrate ribbon cutting ceremony Gov. Pete Ricketts honors students ... Read More

Nebraska, Colorado State Officials Announce Republican River Settlement

 Today, the Governors and Attorneys General of Nebraska and Colorado announced their settlement of claims regarding Colorado’s past use of water under the Republican River Compact.  A new agreement between the states was signed by Governor John H... Read More

WNCC Foundation has new Executive Director

The WNCC Foundation has a new permanent executive director who believes the job fits what she has been doing in the workplace. RCI Account Executive Jennifer Reisig was approved for her new position Wednesday by the college Board of Directors. Rei... Read More

USDA Seeks Ideas to Help SNAP Participants Become Independent

The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced that it is looking for innovative ideas to promote work and self-sufficiency among able-bodied adults participating in the department’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The publ... Read More

Feb. 22, 2018

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 4.04 (+0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 4.04 (+0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 4.04 (+0.05) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.71 (+0.05) New Alliance / Alliance – 4.71 (+0.05) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Symposium to highlight issues of international trade in Nebraska

An upcoming symposium at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will highlight the importance of international trade to Nebraska's economy. The Clayton Yeutter Institute of International Trade and Finance is hosting the inaugural CME Group Foundation Sym... Read More

How Potential ADM, Bungee Merger Would Impact Farmers

The possible merger of ADM and Bungee could decrease marketing outlets for farmers as the companies would combine operations. Chad Hart of Iowa State University told DTN-The Progressive Farmer this week that, however, unlike mergers in the seed bu... Read More