Iowa State University Collaborative Research Seeks to Increase Corn Production in Africa

AMES, Iowa — Iowa State University agronomists have begun research to improve the drought tolerance and disease resistance of corn grown by farmers in Tanzania and sub-Saharan Africa. Thomas Lubb... Read More

 Rocky Mountain National Park celebrates 100th anniversary

Rocky Mountain National Park is celebrating its 100th anniversary on Monday. During its first year, the park drew 31,000 visitors to its forests. Last year, a record 3.4 million people visited the park, one of the National Park Service's crown jew... Read More

Top 25 College Basketball Scores

Sunday TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL Final ( 2) Virginia 50 Virginia Tech 47 Final ( 4) Villanova 71 Creighton 50 Final ( 5) Duke 77 St. John's 68 Final OT ( 8) Notre Dame 81 NC State 78 Final (10) Louisville 80 Pittsburgh 68 Final (12) Utah 77 ... Read More

Bushy Park Farm, Cottonwood Springs Purchase  Foundation Female Supporting Hereford Youth

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Hereford enthusiasts once again came together to support youth Friday, Jan. 16 during the Mile High Night Hereford Sale in Denver. Kicking off the record-breaking sale was the Lot 1 Foundation Female selling for $100,000 and was ... Read More

 National Farmers Announces Key Policy Positions  at Annual Meeting in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 23, 2015)—National Farmers members stated their position on several key policy issues at their annual ag business conference in Nashville, Tenn., Thursday. Members re-affirmed their support for Country of Origin Labeling (... Read More

Search for possible armed suspect led to lockdown of Chadron State Campus

The Chadron State College campus was locked down for about 6 hours Saturday night and early Sunday morning as police looked for a possibly armed suspect from an incident south of the campus. Authorities eventually determined the suspect did not exist... Read More

Boatmans Honored as Hereford Herdsman of the Year

KANSAS CITY, Mo. ¬¬¬— Tom and Tammy Boatman, Rockford, Ill., were selected as the 2015 Hereford Herdsman of the Year at the National Western Stock Show (NWSS) in Denver. Tom and Tammy were selected for the award by their peers — other Hereford... Read More

Drones for Ag featured at National Farmers Ag Business Conference

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 23, 2015)—What’s a smart farmer to do when someone comes to him and tells him he needs a drone if he wants to step up his grain game the way he wants? Aaron Sheller buys one; then he teams up with other smart aggies and sta... Read More

VanMatre and Bicak Appointed to CPNRD Board of Directors

(GRAND ISLAND, NE) The Central Platte Natural Resources District’s board of directors appointed two new directors to serve on the board for two-year terms at their January board meeting on Thursday.  Deb VanMatre of Gibbon was elected to Subdistri... Read More

Affordable Care Act makes 2015 tax filing more complex

Electronic filing of income tax returns began on Tuesday, and almost every tax filer will need to do something new this year. The biggest change is the Affordable Health Care Act, which requires U.S. citizens to be enrolled in a health care plan. ... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA Sunday's Games= Miami 96, Chicago 84 Cleveland 108, Oklahoma City 98 L.A. Clippers 120, Phoenix 100 New Orleans 109, Dallas 106 Atlanta 112, Minnesota 100 Indiana 106, Orlando 99 San Antonio 101, Milwaukee 95 Toronto 114, Detroit 110 ... Read More