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Lawsuit By Nebraska Farmer Against Syngenta First To Go To Court

The first of at least a half dozen trials began Monday in state court in Minneapolis, as farmers and grain handlers try to prove Syngenta rushed its Viptera genetically engineered corn, and then a sec... Read More

Keep an Eye Out for Power Lines During Planting Season

Earlier this month on a cloudless, sunny day, power was suddenly lost in several Nebraska communities. No energy, no lights. The question asked on a sunny day in those communities was what happened to the power? There wasn’t a storm, so what happen... Read More

Gering council approves large group of keno recommendations

The Gering city council Monday night voted 7-1 to approve over $78,000 in recommended keno funding, but not without questions from two council members about some of the expenditures. Council member Phillip Holiday voted no after asking questions a... Read More

Managing Herbicide Resistance in Soybeans

Here are some reminders about timing and management practices that can help improve control of herbicide resistant weeds this year. Weeds emerge year-round with different species having different emergence patterns. Knowing the species present in ... Read More

Chairman Roberts Announces Perdue Senate Confirmation

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  U.S. Senator Pat Roberts, R-Kan., Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, today is pleased to announce that former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue was approved by the U.S. Senate on a 87-11 vote ... Read More News: April 24, 2017

Today on News: More focus being put on the border town of Whiteclay following final round approval by Nebraska lawmakers National Parks Week ends with solid turnout during annual Spring up the Bluff Faculty and staff at WNCC take t... Read More

NMPF Statement on Senate Confirmation of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue

ARLINGTON, VA – “We congratulate Secretary Sonny Perdue on his confirmation by the Senate today, and we’re eager to work with him on the challenges facing the nation’s dairy farmers – issues he’s already indicated he will tackle at the U.... Read More

Perdue Confirmed as USDA Secretary

Sonny Perdue has been confirmed as the next USDA Secretary. The Senate came to a vote began shortly after 4:30 pm cst and ended around 5 pm. Perdue will be the 31th Secretary of Agriculture. The vote was 87 in favor and 11 against. One Senator vo... Read More

(AUDIO) Moving Late Calving Cows Up in the Breeding Season Could Prove Beneficial

As the end of the calving season nears for many cattlemen, the last few cows in the heavy pen seem to last forever. Those late calvers are doing more than dragging out the calving season. They are costing you money. Their young calves are usually lig... Read More

First Soybean Data Included In This Week's Crop Progress

U.S. corn planting jumped to a near-normal pace while national soybean planting was ahead of the five-year average in USDA's weekly Crop Progress report released Monday afternoon. USDA estimated 17% of the nation's corn crop was planted as of Sund... Read More

Spring up the Bluff winds down National Parks Week

It was a busy week for the staff at Scotts Bluff National Monument, with their week long series of events concluding with Sunday's Spring up the Bluff relay race. Things got started on April 14th with "The Monumental Clean Up," and the Monument al... Read More