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Green, Paulsen Named National 4-H Luminaries

Lincoln, Nebraska, March 27, 2017 – University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Ronnie Green and Chief Communication and Marketing Officer Teresa Paulsen were named 4-H Luminaries by the National 4-H ... Read More

March 27, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 2.81 (-0.07) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 2.81 (-0.07) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 2.81 (-0.07) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.23 (-0.07) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.23 (-0.07) Frenchman Valle... Read More

China, others lift ban on meat imports in boost for Brazil

China lifted a ban on imports of meat from Brazil on Saturday after Brazilian authorities clarified details of a police investigation into alleged bribery of health inspectors, in a victory for President Michel Temer's efforts to stem damage from the... Read More

Considerations for Pasture Leases

I do get questions from time to time about pasture leases.  It is appropriate to devote one column to common lease arrangements for pastures.  The more I do education in the area of leases, the more I realize that each ‘neighborhood’ has a diff... Read More

Drier weather reducing flooding concern in NP River watershed

Concern about possible flooding in the North Platte River Valley this spring due to the heavy snowpack in the Wyoming mountains has been alleviated to some extent. National Weather Service meterologist Chad Hahn from the Cheyenne office says the 1... Read More

Top Mexican pork firm plans $550 million expansion, amid U.S. trade tension

Mexico's top pork producer, Granjas Carroll, said on Thursday it plans to double its sow count in the next four years as part of a $550 million expansion plan, as it eyes the risk of a crossborder trade spat with the United States. The firm's sow ... Read More

European Regulators Clear Dow Chemical-DuPont Merger

The European Union has approved the proposed merger of Dow Chemical and Du Pont, saying that the companies' commitments to divest businesses have addressed its concerns. Both plan to join in a $62 billion deal and then break apart into three separ... Read More

Dickinson receives 2017 Outstanding City Clerk award

Cindy Dickinson, City Clerk of Scottsbluff, has received the Nebraska Municipal Clerks Association’s “2017 Outstanding Clerk of the Year Award”  for First Class or larger cities. The award was presented to  Dickinson at the annual banquet ... Read More

Leopold Conservation Award accepting applications for Kansas

Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Kansas Leopold Conservation Award. The $10,000 award honors Kansas farmers, ranchers and other private landowners who voluntarily demonstrate outstanding stewardship and management of natural resources... Read More

Nominations Open for Meat Industry Hall of Fame Class of 2017

Nominations are now open for The 2017 MEAT INDUSTRY HALL OF FAME. Although nominations are especially encouraged from our board of directors and past inductees, anyone connected with the meat and poultry production and processing industries can sugge... Read More

March 24, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 2.88 (steady) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 2.88 (steady) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 2.88 (steady) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.30 (steady) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.30 (steady) Frenchman ... Read More