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Ne Gov. Ricketts Announces Trade Mission to Japan

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts announced that he and Lt. Governor Mike Foley will lead trade delegations to Japan in September in a continuing effort to grow Nebraska’s economy through foreign trad... Read More

Registration for International Master Gardener Conference Opens

The biennial International Master Gardener Conference will be held at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs on Sept. 22-25. Co-hosted by Nebraska Extension and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, this year’s theme is “Horticultural H... Read More

Former Wyoming qb to make first pro start

Former University of Wyoming quarterback Brett Smith will make his first professional start for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League on Friday, July 31 in a game to be televised on ESPN2 at 7 p.m., Mountain Time. Smith, who... Read More

Two Huskers Named to NABC Honors Court

Lincoln -- Nebraska basketball players Shavon Shields and Kye Kurkowski were recognized for their efforts in the classroom Thursday, as both players were named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court. The honor is... Read More

Brazil Intacta Royalty Controversy

Controversy continues to surround the charging of royalties on Monsanto's Intacta RR2 technology in South America. This week, news came from Brazil that farmer organizations had obtained an injunction prohibiting Monsanto from charging royalties o... Read More

July 30, 2015

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 4.29 (-0.04) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 4.29 (-0.04) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 4.29 (-0.04) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 4.41 (-0.03) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 4.29 (-0.04) West Plains LLC/Gering, 4.32 (-0.04) ... Read More

Ricketts, Foley to lead Nebraska trade missions to Japan

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts and Lieutenant Governor Mike Foley are traveling to Japan in September for back-to-back foreign trade missions. The governor's office announced Thursday that Foley will lead a delegation September 9-11 to promote Ne... Read More

July 29, 2015

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 4.33 (-0.10) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 4.33 (-0.10) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 4.33 (-0.10) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 4.44 (-0.09) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 4.33 (-0.10) West Plains LLC/Gering, 4.36 (--) Ne... Read More

(Audio) Nebraska Farmers Look Forward to Performance and Profit From High Oleic Soybeans

During times of lower commodity prices, premium crops such as high oleic soybeans benefit farmers by offering the combination of strong yield performance and higher profit potential. Many Nebraska farmers hope they will have the opportunity to plant ... Read More

NPPD warns of new phone scam hitting the Scottsbluff area

Officials with Nebraska Public Power District say a new phone scam is hitting the state- including in Scottsbluff. Mark Becker with NPPD says people are receiving calls and are being falsely threatened their electricity will be shut off if they do... Read More

Gering council discusses budget priorities

Gering city staff and the council want to establish better reserve and capital sinking funds while keeping the mill levy the same in their proposed 2015-16 budget. The mill levy presented at a council budget workshop Wednesday remains the same at ... Read More