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Monsanto Works to Reassure Growers

Monsanto wrote a letter to growers of it’s Roundup Ready 2 Extend soybeans yesterday reassuring them about growing the new beans this season. The letter says, “Both of the single traits, Roundu... Read More

WNCC kicks off 90th anniversary celebration with unveiling of logo

Western Nebraska Community College kicked off their year long 90th anniversary celebration with the unveiling Wednesday of a logo that will be used throughout the next twelve months to document the event. WNCC President Todd Holcomb says the 90th ... Read More

UNL and K-State to Receive USDA Grants to Strengthen Rural Communities

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced $15.6 million in grants to increase prosperity in rural America through research, education, and extension programs focused on promoting rural community development, economic growth, and susta... Read More

May 4th, 2016

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.65 (+0.02) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.65 (+0.02) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.65 (+0.02) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.71 (+0.05) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.71 (+0.05) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Dr. Schlothauer receives Gering Convention Bureau's Volunteer

Dr. George Schlothauer was honored Thursday with the Gering Convention and Visitors Bureau's Community Volunteer "Buddy" award. Schlothauer is the 11th winner of the award that has been given annually to a community leader that volunteers their ti... Read More

All Stars Named For Nebraska vs Wyoming Battle

ALBION – All Star Football players from Nebraska and Wyoming will once again meet this summer in the Nebraska vs Wyoming Six Man Shoot Out.  Wyoming currently holds the edge in the annual competition with a 3-1 record over the last four years. Neb... Read More

Sidney man sentenced to 40 to 80 years for sexually assaulting teen

A 26-year-old Sidney man  accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old victim has been sentenced to prison. On Wednesay, Joshua Woolery was sentenced on two counts of First Degree Sexual Assault of a Child, class IB felony.  He was sentenced to... Read More

May Proclaimed as Renewable Fuels Month in Nebraska

Ethanol and soy biodiesel have become major markets for Nebraska corn and soybeans—and are providing significant economic, environmental and consumer benefits. In recognition of the importance of renewable biofuels to the state, Governor Pete Ricke... Read More

Sorghum Checkoff Launches New, Mobile-Friendly Website

LUBBOCK, Texas – Serving as a premiere information resource for the sorghum industry, the Sorghum Checkoff recently launched a new, mobile-friendly website that will host the latest user-friendly technology and provide accurate, current sorghum inf... Read More

World Tap Dance Champion featured tonight at Midwest Theater

The Midwest Theater's week long celebration of their 70th anniversary continues this evening with a performance that features World Tap Dance Champion Kyle Van Newkirk of Torrington. Thursday evening May 5th there will be two concerts by the Scott... Read More

Nebraska Crop Reports - Update

Extension Crop Reports Wednesday, May 4 Sarah Schlund, Extension Educator in Dawson County: Quite a bit of corn has been planted in the area. With all of the rain over the past couple of weeks and more anticipated for this weekend, producers ha... Read More