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USDA Partners to Improve Electric Infrastructure for More Than 347,000 Rural Americans Across 13 States

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $398.5 million (PDF, 105 KB) to improve rural electric servi... Read More

Cirrus House receives $100,000 to assist with nearby housing project

Cirrus House has announced it has received $100,000 from the Greater Goods Foundation that will be used for low income special needs housing. Cirrus House recently purchased the Ashwood Apartments directly southeast of their main services facility... Read More

Freeland resumes NAFTA talks in Washington as Congress grows restless

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is back in Washington — and back in search of a way to bridge the divide that's keeping Canada out of a new North American free trade pact. Freeland flew back to the U.S. capital Tuesday as a prominent ... Read More

Less Than 30 Days Left to Nominate for Annual Soy Recognition Awards

ST. LOUIS, MO -The American Soybean Association (ASA) wants to recognize exceptional soy volunteers and leaders—and we need your help. During ASA’s annual awards banquet, individuals will be recognized and honored for state association volunteeri... Read More

Softball: Gering wins again, Scottsbluff falls at Alliance

On the high school softball scoreboard from Tuesday night the Gering Lady Bulldogs were winners for the 11th time in their last 13 games. Gering won at Chadron 6-5 to improve to 15-6 on the season. Elsewhere last night it was Alliance with a ho... Read More

(Video) Morning Agriculture News

Susan Littlefield reports on agriculture news and information: ...... Read More

(Video) Weekly Husker Chat with Sean Callahan – – Nebraska vs. Michigan

The Nebraska Football team hopes to reset the 2018 season with a road game to Michigan this weekend. The Huskers, now 0 - 2, will face the 19th ranked Wolverines at 11:00 AM (ET) in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Video: Jayson Jorgensen talks with Sean Cal... Read More

Results: Ogallala Girls Golf Invite

Here's a rundown down of how things finished on Tuesday at the Ogallala Golf Invitational. Team Standings North Platte 351 Gering 360 Scottsbluff 367 Ogallala 371 Mitchell 388 Cozad 399 Sidney 404 Chadron 410 Alliance ... Read More

Farm Bill Delay Possible as Deadline Looms

The farm bill deadline at the end of the month could pass without a new farm bill or an extension. As the pace of the farm bill committee stalls, leadership says the actual deadline that would have any impact on farm country is in December, if the bi... Read More

Cougar sports into high gear rest of the week

There will be plenty to do this week with Western Nebraska Community College athletics as four Cougar teams will have home contests or scrimmages this weekend. The Cougar volleyball team, who went 4-2 last week in six games including 2-2 at an invit... Read More

NFU Opposes ERS, NIFA Reorganizations and Relocations

WASHINGTON - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson wrote to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue, urging him not to reorganize and relocate the department’s Economic Research Service (ERS) and National Insti... Read More