NCC Responds to Reuters Article about Antibiotic Use in Chicken Industry

The National Chicken Council used an article by Reuters this week as an opportunity to reiterate the fact that the majority of antibiotics approved for use in raising chickens are not used in human me... Read More

PEDv Cases dropping, Concerns Still Persist

The number of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus cases is dropping according to reports from American and Canada growers. Just five new cases have been found since April in Ontario according to recent reports. That’s compared to the 60 cases identifie... Read More

As U.S. farm cycle turns, tractor makers may suffer longer than farmers

Farm equipment makers insist the sales slump they face this year because of lower crop prices and farm incomes will be short-lived. Yet there are signs the downturn may last longer than tractor and harvester makers are letting on and the pain could p... Read More

Gering evens record with 3-1 win over Scottsbluff

A third set rally helped carry the Gering High Bulldogs past the Scottsbluff Bearcats in volleyball Tuesday night at a packed SHS high school gym. Gering captured the first set 25-19.  Scottsbluff won the second 25-18 and led through part of the ... Read More

Frost Damage in Corn and Soybeans

Recent cold weather may have produced some very early freeze damage to crops in our area. Freezing temperatures before physiological maturity can cause both reduced yield and grain quality problems. Normal maturity occurs in corn when kernels form a ... Read More

Shedding Light on Bioenergy: Universities Inform About Latest Developments

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Though it sounds relatively new, we humans have been using bioenergy since we first burned wood to warm our families and cook our food. Now, ethanol made from corn is available at service stations across the country and scientists... Read More

Coroner IDs mother, daughter killed in Ault crash

Authorities have released the names of a mother and daughter who were killed when the pickup they were in was struck by a tractor-trailer that rolled east of Fort Collins. Weld County Coroner Mark Ward identified the victims Tuesday as 33-year-old... Read More

High School Volleyball: Gering at Scottsbluff

Catch Rob Barney with the call of the Gering at Scottsbluff volleyball game on KNEB 960 AM & here. Pregame at 6:30 p.m. First serve at 6:45....... Read More

Genetically Engineered Crops Discussed In Open Forum This Week

John Linder, a grain farmer from Edison, Ohio, offered the closing public comments Monday in the opening discussion by scientists and laypeople on the past experience and potential future of agricultural biotechnology in the U.S. "As farmers, we are... Read More

Capt. Citrus, face of Florida OJ, gets a makeover

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) _ Captain Citrus, the mascot of the Florida Department of Citrus, is getting a makeover. Captain Citrus was born in 2011 as a big, fat talking orange wearing a green cape. Now he's being transformed into a buff Marvel Comics superhe... Read More

September 16, 2014

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney,                   5.06 (-0.03) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport,         5.06 (-0.03) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman,                   5.06 (-0.03) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford,   ... Read More