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NCBA, PLC Accepting Applications for Spring, Summer 2018 Interns, Law Clerks

WASHINGTON– The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and thePublic Lands Council’s government affairs office in Washington, D.C., is accepting applications for a 2018 Spring and Summer publi... Read More

Make this a Year to ‘Cover Some Ground,’ Soil Health Partnership Says

When it comes to growing cover crops, some common advice from the more than 100 farmers enrolled in the Soil Health Partnership is “start small.” The SHP is encouraging farmers new to cover crops to start small, but start now. A cover crop is ... Read More

Public comments show conflict between Gering School Board and Council

There is more evidence a rift may be growing between the Gering School Board and the Gering City Council. For the second time a member of the school board, in this case Mary Winn, publicly chastised the council at their own meeting. Winn claime... Read More

July 25, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.68 (-0.15) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.68 (-0.15) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.68 (-0.15) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.28 (-0.15) New Alliance / Alliance – 4.28 (-0.15) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Questions Remain on China's GMO Commitments

One of the components of the 100-day plan on trade between the US and China reached earlier this year between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping was a commitment China's National Biosafety Committee would hold a meeting by the en... Read More

Relief from heat and better chances of rain in sight

It looks like we may feel some relief from the continued days of temperatures soaring in the upper 90's and low 100's. A system is expected to move in later today bringing chances of rain and cooler temperatures over the next couple of days. Me... Read More

ASA’s Scott Testifies on Farm Bill Risk Management Programs

Soybean farmer Kevin Scott testified on the importance of risk management programs within the nation’s farm legislation at a hearing before the Senate Agriculture Committee this morning in Washington. Scott, who serves on the Board of Directors of ... Read More

Wheat Growers Testify on Need for Strong Crop Insurance, Title I, and Credit Programs in the Farm Bill

Washington, D.C. (July 25, 2017) – Today, the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry held a hearing titled “Commodities, Credit, and Crop Insurance: Perspectives on Risk Management Tools and Trends for the 2018 Farm Bill.” N... Read More

(Audio) Riley Feels Lee Is Ready To Lead NU

Nebraska head coach Mike Riley is confident that junior quarterback Tanner Lee will be up to the task this fall. Lee who sat out last season after transferring from Tulane will be the trigger man for the Huskers when this season starts. Riley at Tues... Read More

Ranchers Applaud U.S. Senate's Confirmation of Bernhardt As Deputy Secretary of Interior

WASHINGTON -- Ethan Lane, the National Cattlemen's Beef Association's Executive Director, Federal Lands, and Executive Director of the Public Lands Council today released the following statement in response to the U.S. Senate's confirmation of David ... Read More

Montana sugar farmer outlines industry's Farm Bill priorities

With depressed sugar prices, an uptick in foreign subsidization, and Mexico's history of unfair trade practices, maintaining a strong no-cost U.S. sugar policy in the next Farm Bill will be essential. According to Ervin Schlemmer, a sugarbeet farmer ... Read More