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Court Documents Allege Hundreds of Millions of Pounds of Imported Beef Likely Being Mislabeled as Product of USA

Billings, Mont. - In court documents filed Friday, ranch groups R-CALF USA and the Cattle Producers of Washington (CPoW) reinforced their allegation that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) ... Read More

Bluffs board rejects idea of implementing Public Safety Director; will hire new fire chief

The City of Scottsbluff today discussed the possibility of creating a Public Safety Director position, that would in turn eliminate the positions of Fire Chief and Police Chief. Following the retirement of longtime Scottsbluff Fire Chief Dana Mil... Read More

Farm Groups Meet to Examine Role of Agriculture in Building Climate Resiliency

OMAHA (DTN) -- Farm organizations are beginning to talk about the evolution of climate-smart agriculture and the need to ensure the U.S. remains at the table as the United Nations begins developing an agricultural framework for climate change. Repre... Read More

Jones named 2018 Extension Cotton Specialist of the Year

SAN ANTONIO,  -- A former Extension cotton specialist with a reputation for thorough, concise work and quick reporting was recognized last week as the 2018 Extension Cotton Specialist of the Year, an annual award sponsored by Bayer during ... Read More

Jan. 16, 2018

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.34 (-0.04) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.34 (-0.04) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.34 (-0.04) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.42 (-0.04) New Alliance / Alliance – 4.42 (-0.04) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Utilities may lower natural gas rates because of tax cut

Natural gas rates in Nebraska may decline this year because of the corporate tax rate cut that Congress approved last year. The Lincoln Journal Star reports Black Hills Energy and Northwestern Energy have both told state regulators that they plan to ... Read More

Sorghum Checkoff Seeks Applicants for Leadership Sorghum

LUBBOCK, Texas –  The Sorghum Checkoff is accepting applications for Leadership Sorghum Class IV, a program designed to develop the next generation of sorghum leaders. During the 15-month leadership program, class members will be exposed to vario... Read More

Farmers Market Legal Toolkit Provides Free Resources to Build Strong, Accessible Markets for Communities

SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt.–The Center for Agriculture and Food Systems (CAFS) at Vermont Law School, Farmers Market Coalition (FMC), and Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (NOFA-VT) today launched an online Farmers Market Legal Toolkit, a f... Read More

Two men charged in vicious weekend attack of Henry man

Two men are being held without bond after being arrested for the aggravated assault of a Henry man who lost his right eye in a weekend attack at his residence. Court documents say  29-year-old Thomas Gonzalez and 41-year-old Alfredo Flores  are ... Read More

Three arrested after Deputies find more than 6 ounces of methamphetamine

Three men are currently being held on $1.5 million bonds in Scotts Bluff County following a major drug bust in Scottsbluff. Court documents say that around 11:50 p.m. Thursday, a deputy saw two males walk in the bathroom at Western Travel Terminal... Read More

Ricketts backs bill to raise speed limits on I-80, highways

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is backing a bill that would raise the speed limit on parts of Interstate 80 and other state highways. The bill introduced Tuesday would allow the state Department of Transportation to increase the limits to 80 mph on s... Read More