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United States Hog Inventory Up 2 Percent , NE Up 9 and KS Up 2

United States inventory of all hogs and pigs on September 1, 2016 was 70.9 million head. This was up 2 percent from September 1, 2015, and up 4 percent from June 1, 2016. Breeding inventory, at 6.... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Announces Cheyenne County as Nebraska’s Newest Livestock Friendly County

Governor Pete Ricketts announced today that Cheyenne County has become the newest county in the state to be designated as a Livestock Friendly County  through a program administered by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture. “Officials and resi... Read More

Seven apply for Scotts Bluff County Correction Director

Seven people have applied for the open Scotts Bluff County Correction Director's position that became vacant following the resignation of Ron Johns this past summer. Scotts Bluff County Board Chair Mark Masterton is pleased the county has a good p... Read More

Scouting for Stalk and Ear Rot Diseases

Stalk Rot Diseases Anthracnose stalk rot (with top dieback symptoms caused by the fungus Colletotrichum graminicola) has been especially common this year. The disease can cause the premature death of several internodes above the ear causing browning... Read More

Ann Rosenberry says goodbye to Clerk of the District Court office after 22 years

After nearly 22 years as Scotts Bluff County Clerk of the District Court, Ann Rosenberry was saying farewell during her retirement party Friday at the District Court office. Rosenberry told KNEB News she had some very fond memories of her years in... Read More

Gering Police investigating 10th Street fast food restaurant break-ins

Gering Police are investigating an overnight burglary at the Wendy's fast food restaurant on the Scottsbluff-Gering Highway, and an attempted break-in at the adjacent Taco Johns restaurant. Officer Jordan McBride says the Wendy's employees discove... Read More

USDA Reports Flash- Corn, Soybean Stocks Reflect Strong Fourth-Quarter Demand

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- Old-crop stocks for corn and soybeans came in just below the pre-report averages in USDA's end-of-marketing year for both crops. Corn came in at 1.738 billion bushels while soybean stocks came in at 197 million bushels. Quarterl... Read More

China set to export corn, posing new threat to battered global market

China has given approval to at least two companies to export corn, trading sources said, in a radical move by the world's No. 2 producer to cut its ballooning surplus and unleash more supply into a saturated global market. In what could be the fir... Read More

NE Corn is Now Accepting Applications for Seven College Internships

Nebraska Corn is now accepting applications for seven internships starting in May 2017. Qualified college students will have the opportunity to apply for internships hosted in Lincoln, Nebraska, across the United States and internationally. Two op... Read More

OTCF donation helps provide new awning for Kimball's Goodhand Theater

The Oregon Trail Community Foundation is helping out the effort to revive the Goodhand Theater in Kimball with a $1,500 grant that has replaced the aged and rotted wooden awning at the theater. Friends of the Goodhand Theater Secretary/Treasurer J... Read More

Congress Ratifies International Plant Genetic Treaty

U.S. Congress this week made a “historic” move and passed the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture — something the seed industry has been advocating for more than a decade. “The treaty is a win for the A... Read More