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NCBA Continues to Express Concerns with Market Volatility

After hearing concerns from membership nationwide, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association has instituted a working group with the CME Group to address volatility in the cattle markets. Working to... Read More

EWC in Torrington preparing for FAFSA Frenzy

It will be a busy weekend at Eastern Wyoming College, as staff will help students and their parents with one of the most important elements of college: Financial Aid. On Sunday- EWC will be hosting their annual FAFSA Frenzy. Staff will be helping ... Read More

Gering native nominated for Grammy award

A Gering native is hoping to win a second Grammy come Monday night. Julia Scozzafava is a member of the Kansas City Chorale, who is nominated for a Grammy in the "Best Choral Performance" for their collaboration on the Rachmaninoff "All Night Vig... Read More

Bluffs man sentenced for theft of government funds

A former Scottsbluff man has been sentenced on federal charges of theft of government funds. 42-year-old Frank A. Sanchez Jr. received a 90 day home confinement sentence from United States District Judge John M. Gerrard. Additionally, Sanchez will... Read More

February 11, 2016

February 11, 2016 Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 3.64 (-0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 3.64 (-0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 3.64 (-0.01) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 3.72 (-0.01) New Alliance / Alliance, 3.72 (-0.01) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/... Read More

Agriculture and community advocate Charlie Fenster dies at age 96

Charlie Fenster, one of the great advocates for agriculture in Nebraska and a true community servant, passed away Thursday at the age of 96. Dr. Charles Hibberd, Dean of Cooperative Extension at the University of Nebraska and the Panhandle Researc... Read More

Vilsack, lawmakers urge end to Cuban trade embargo

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and a bipartisan group of lawmakers on Wednesday marked the first anniversary of the U.S. Agriculture Coalition for Cuba by urging the group's members - including some of the country's leading ag groups and compani... Read More

Over-the-Top Grass Control: Herbicide Approved for Sorghum

February 11, 2016 — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently announced the registration approval of the active ingredient nicosulfuron (the active ingredient in DuPont™ Zest™ herbicide) that will complement the non-GMO DuPont™ Inzen... Read More

Abengoa Says It Plans to Restart Ravenna, Ne Plant

Abengoa SA will not sell its assets or seek more secured debt to finance operations at an idled corn-ethanol plant in Ravenna, Nebraska, before creditors are made whole, an attorney for Abengoa Bioenergy of Nebraska assured a Nebraska bankruptcy cour... Read More

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces the Selection of USDA Deputy Chief Economist

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2016 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the selection of Dr. Warren Preston as U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Chief Economist, effective February 21. He has served as senior economist for agricult... Read More

Less than 25 tickets left for Richard Marx concert

Less than 25 tickets remain for Richard Marx concert on Feb 13th at the Midwest Theater. All Seats that remain are single seats. The remaining Tickets will remain on sale until Showtime. Member $35.00 Non-Member $40.00 Champagne and Chocolates... Read More