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Union Pacific Reports First Quarter 2017 Results Higher

Union Pacific Corporation today reported 2017 first quarter net income of nearly $1.1 billion, or a first quarter record $1.32 per diluted share.  This compares to about $1.0 billion, or $1.16 per di... Read More

ASA Welcomes President Trump’s Decision to Focus on NAFTA Modernization

WASHINGTON (April 27, 2017) – The American Soybean Association (ASA) welcomed an announcement from President Donald Trump late Wednesday that the United States would remain a member of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The announceme... Read More

Gering schools applauding Samsung winners' work

A lot of pride at the Gering school district today after a group of students were among the three national winners announced Wednesday in Washington, D.C. at the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow national awards luncheon. Teacher Justin Reinmuth's studen... Read More

Texas Tenors to perform and teach in Scottsbluff May 3

The Midwest Theater in Scottsbluff is among a select group of regional presenters to receive a Mid-America Arts Alliance Regional Touring Program grant. This award will support an upcoming performance of The Texas Tenors at the Midwest Theater on ... Read More

Farmers’ Share of the Food Dollar is Still Low

A Farm Journal report says some consumers may still look at grocery store prices and think farmers are making a lot of money off the commodities they produce. A U.S. Department of Agriculture report says for every dollar that consumers spend on food,... Read More

Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Call with President Peña Nieto of Mexico and Prime Minister Trudeau of Canada

Late this afternoon, President Donald J. Trump spoke with both President Peña Nieto of Mexico and Prime Minister Trudeau of Canada. Both conversations were pleasant and productive. President Trump agreed not to terminate NAFTA at this time and the l... Read More

New NAHMS Survey to Measure Antibiotic Use, Stewardship National Pork Board Urges Producer Participation

DES MOINES – April 27, 2017 – Starting in May, the USDA’s National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) will ask pig farmers who have at least 1,000 pigs and farm in any of the top 13 pork-producing states about their on-farm antimicrobial u... Read More

National FFA Organization Awards More Than $2.7 Million in Scholarships

INDIANAPOLIS (Thursday, April 27, 2017/National FFA Organization) – The National FFA Organization and National FFA Foundation has awarded more than $2.7 million in scholarships to 1,884 recipients. This was made possible thanks to the generosity of... Read More

Snyder: Whiteclay stores

The attorney for the four Whiteclay stores who saw a Lancaster County Judge Thursday overturn  a regulator's decision not to renew their liquor licenses says they are "grateful for the decisive ruling." Scottsbluff attorney Andrew Snyder told KNE... Read More

Dow Chemical eyes consumer markets as it readies for DuPont merger

Dow Chemical Co (DOW.N) forecast better-than-expected revenue for the current quarter and said it would expand four key consumer businesses, which will be part of a new firm created after its proposed merger with DuPont (DD.N). Dow and DuPont plan... Read More

Farm Groups Push Back on Reports President Considering Withdrawal from NAFTA

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- Major farm groups responded with shock and dismay Wednesday after reports that President Donald Trump is considering an executive order to withdraw the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement. Politico first re... Read More