U.S. Court of Appeals Denies COOL Appeal

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Friday denied a request from the American Meat Institute and other groups to rehear a motion for preliminary injunction blocking imple... Read More

Farmers and Ranchers Encouraged to Make Their Voices Heard

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2014 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is encouraging farmers and ranchers to make their voices heard by voting in the upcoming Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Committee elections. FSA Administrator Val Dolcini annou... Read More

October 31, 2014

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 5.26 (-0.08) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 5.26 (-0.08) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 5.26 (-0.08) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 5.07 (-0.08) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 5.20 (-0.08) West Plains LLC/Gering, 5.26 (-0.... Read More

October 30, 2014

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 5.34 (-0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 5.34 (-0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 5.34 (-0.05) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 5.15 (-0.03) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 5.28 (-0.04) West Plains LLC/Gering, 5.34 (-0.04) ... Read More

October 29, 2014

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 5.39 (+0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 5.39 (+0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 5.39 (+0.05) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 5.18 (+0.04) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 5.32 (+0.04) West Plains LLC/Gering, 5.38 (+0.06) ... Read More

Online Registration Open for  AFBF’s 96th Annual Convention and IDEAg Trade Show

Online registration is now open for the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 96th Annual Convention and IDEAg Trade Show, which will be held Jan. 10-14, 2015, in San Diego. Before registering online at http://bit.ly/1teZWw4, farmer and rancher memb... Read More

NU presidential finalists could be named Monday

The University of Nebraska's presidential search committee could name four finalists for the job on Monday. The committee has amended its agenda for a scheduled meeting to allow for a vote on names that would be presented to the university's Board... Read More

College Aggies Online Individual Winners to Receive Full Scholarship to 2015 Collegiate Congress

October 30, 2014 –The College Aggies Online (CAO) program, an initiative led by the Animal Agriculture Alliance, announces the addition of a full scholarship to AgChat Foundation’s 2015 Collegiate Congress scheduled for January 17-18, 2015. The C... Read More

Platte Valley Bank honored as Top Ten lender by USDA Rural Development

Platte Valley Bank in Scottsbluff was recognized Friday morning by USDA Rural Development Nebraska State Director Maxine Moul as a Top Ten lender for the Fiscal Year 2014 USDA Rural Development Guaranteed Rural Housing loan program. More than $5.7 mi... Read More

District #10 ABATE presents donation to Knights of Columbus

The local ABATE group presented the fruits of their labor Thursday night as the Knights of Columbus received a check for over $712 and two trailers full of toys to assist with the Knights' "Toys for Tots" program. Terry Schaub with District 10 sai... Read More

Top National Chapter Award winners announced at the 87th National FFA Convention & Expo

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014/87th National FFA Convention & Expo) The top National Chapter Award winners were named at the 87th National FFA Convention & Expo in Louisville, Ky., on Thursday, Oct. 30. The top winners are select... Read More