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Carissa and Chris Smith honored as First State Bank's Community Champion for July

For July’s Community Champion, the staff at First State Bank tracked down nominees Chris and Carissa Smith,  who are best known for their work with Firefighter Ministry and First Baptist Church's D... Read More

The Nebraska Craft Brewers Guild, Nebraska Hop Program and Midwest Hop Producers present the inaugural Nebraska Harvest Ale Festival

The Nebraska Craft Brewers Guild, Nebraska Extension Hop Program and Midwest Hop Producers are thrilled to announce a new and exciting event that promotes community and the hop growing and craft brewing industries. The Harvest Ale Festival will take ... Read More

University Vice President says tours emphasize importance of outreach and extension

The new Vice President for University Affairs at the University of Nebraska says her tours of the state in her first few month are showing her the importance of outreach and extension programs. Dr. Wendy Hind toured the UNMC College of Nursing Wes... Read More

Tariffs Could Be a Long Haul

Soybean Leaders Emphasize Market Diversification, Noting That Growing Markets Takes Time LA VISTA, Neb. (DTN) -- As some of the nation's leading soybean farmers gather to focus on checkoff priorities for the United Soybean Board, they can't avoid ... Read More

July 19, 2018

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 4.42 (+0.09) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 4.42 (+0.09) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 4.47 (+0.09) Crossroads Co-op/Gering – 4.51 (+0.09) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.59 (+0.09) New Alliance / ... Read More

Nebraska Grazing Conference is Aug. 6-8 in Kearney

Lincoln, Nebraska, July 19, 2018 – Beginning and experienced graziers, land managers, policymakers and those concerned with the utilization and conservation of grazing lands are encouraged to register for the 18th annual Nebraska Grazing Conference... Read More

Farmers, Ethanol Interests Plead With EPA to Reallocate Lost Biofuel Gallons

OMAHA (DTN) -- EPA had not planned to address small-refinery waivers in a public hearing on Wednesday, but farmers and biofuels groups had other ideas as they unloaded on the agency. EPA is seeking comments on the latest proposed Renewable Fuel St... Read More

Chaloupka: Gage County needs to acknowledge $28 million judgement

Scottsbluff attorney Maren Chaloupka says it is time the Gage County Commissioners "acknowledge the judgement" and pay the Beatrice Six the $28.1 million awarded to them for wrongfully being convicted of murder. Chaloupka, who represents one of th... Read More

House Moves to Send Farm Bill to Conference Committee, Appoints Conferees

In conjunction with the motion to proceed to conference on H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, House Democratic and Republican leaders named the House conferees, or members who will seek to resolve the differences between the two chamb... Read More

Omaha mayor calls for online sales tax collection

Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert is putting pressure on state officials to pass legislation that would allow Nebraska to collect online sales taxes. The Omaha World-Herald reports that Stothert sent a letter to Gov. Pete Ricketts and state senators enco... Read More

Alliance in the process to find successor for City Manager

The city of Alliance Friday will begin reviewing applications from people who have expressed interest in being the successor to current City Manager Rick Kuckkahn. The former long-time Scottsbluff city Manager told KNEB News Alliance has been adve... Read More