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WNCC softball drops two at Lamar

LAMAR, Colo. – The Western Nebraska Community College softball team dropped a conference doubleheader to Lamar Community College on Saturday in Lamar, Colorado. In the opener, the Cougars managed j... Read More

Nebraskans encouraged to vote for a state reptile

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is hoping to raise awareness for the state’s reptile species by encouraging all citizens to vote for a state reptile. Nebraska’s state symbols include western meadowlark, white-tailed deer, goldenrod, honey... Read More

ASA Supports National Biodiesel Board Anti-Dumping Petition

The American Soybean Association (ASA) has signaled its support for an anti-dumping and countervailing duty petition filed yesterday by the National Biodiesel Board (NBB). The petition alleges that Argentine and Indonesian companies are flooding the ... Read More

Five people arrested on drug charges in Chadron

A traffic stop shortly before midnight Thursday night in Chadron resulted in the arrests of 5 people on drug charges. All are currently in custody at the Dawes County Jail with bond pending. Police Chief Tim Lordino says officer Brewer Newton stop... Read More

USDA Sec. Designate Pledges Support for Cuba Trade in Senate Hearing

Yesterday, President of Engage Cuba, James Williams praised U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary designate Sonny Perdue for publicly supporting expanded trade with Cuba in his hearing before the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry C... Read More

Farmer's Cooperative announces expansion and renovations

HEMINGFORD - Farmer's Cooperative Elevator Company in Hemingford has announced three capital projects of more than $3,400,000 to be done this spring and summer. The first project will be an expansion at the Mirage Flats facility. "We built two ... Read More

Track and field Binfield Invite results

Scottsbluff hosted the Binfield Invite on Friday afternoon, with North Platte, Torrington, Cheyenne East, and Lingle Ft. Laramie all in town competing at Bearcat Stadium. No team scores were kept. Scottsbluff picked up 9 first place finishes to... Read More

USCA Affirms Support for Farmer Fair Practices Rules in Public Comments

On Friday, the United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) submitted public comments on the Farmer Fair Practices Rules on behalf of its nationwide membership of cow-calf producers, feedlot operators and backgrounders. USCA stands firm in it it... Read More

Op-Ed: Agriculture Education More Important Than Ever, and NU is a Vital Partner

The author, originally from Plymouth, is a University of Nebraska alum and agriculture educator and FFA (formally Future Farmers of America) advisor in Auburn Public Schools. National Agriculture Week is a special time for me – an opportunity to... Read More

Mustangs Walk Off Huskers, 3-2

San Luis Obispo, Calif. – With two outs in the bottom of the ninth and the game-winning run on second base the Cal Poly Mustangs (8-13, 0-0 Big West) got a walk-off single Nick Meyer, giving the Mustangs a 3-2 win over the Nebraska baseball team (1... Read More

Monsanto Company Gives $200,000 to Assist Farmers Impacted by Wildfires

Monsanto announced today that it will donate a total of $200,000 to support disaster relief efforts in four states where farmers and ranchers have been affected by devastating wildfires. The fires, which began March 6, swept quickly throughout Col... Read More