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Johnson Represents NCGA at White House Event on Women in Ag

National Corn Growers Association Past President Pam Johnson joined U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden at the White House Monday for the Dialogue on Women Leaders in Agriculture. More than thirty p... Read More

Incumbent Scottsbluff school board candidates challenged on alternative schooling projects

The incumbent Scottsbluff school board candidates were forced to defend their alternative schooling projects during a lively forum between the six candidates Tuesday evening. Challenger Lee Dick, a retired athletic director at Scottsbluff High Sch... Read More

Aerodynamics receives Airport Authority recommendation

The first step has been taken so passengers flying from Scottsbluff to Denver will be on a 50 seat jet that can complete the flight in less than half an hour. The Scotts Bluff County Airport Authority Board Wednesday chose Atlanta based Aerodynami... Read More

 Deadline to Serve on Pork Checkoff Board of Directors Nears

DES MOINES, IOWA - Oct., 2014 - The Pork Checkoff's Board of Directors is now accepting nominations to fill five three-year terms and one two-year term commencing in July 2015. Nominees may be submitted by state pork producer associations, farm organ... Read More

The Riverside Discovery Center in Scottsbluff has been closed closed to the public since last week in preparation for the annual "Spooktacular" event, which starts tomorrow (Thursday) and runs nightly from 6:30 to 8 p.m. through October 27th. RDC ... Read More

Winter Wheat Farmers Upset Over APH Exclusion

A provision to exclude yields from Actual Production History for farmers affected by severe weather will go into effect for some select spring crops in 2015, USDA announced Tuesday. USDA's rollout comes too late to boost insurance coverage for winte... Read More

Agriculture, Interior Departments partner to measure conservation impacts on water quality

ALTON, Ill., Oct., 2014 - The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) announced a new partnership agreement today that will provide a clearer picture of the benefits of farmers' conservation pract... Read More

EPA Announces Star System for Reducing Pesticide Drift

More stars equals greater potential for reducing spray drift of pesticides in the latest program by the Environmental Protection Agency. The EPA announced Tuesday a new voluntary Drift Reduction Technology program to encourage the use of verified, sa... Read More

Growth Energy:  Motorist Win in E15 Case

A U.S. appeals court denied an attempt to keep E15 from reaching consumers Tuesday. The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia found that the American Petroleum Institute and the Engine Products Group did not have standing in thei... Read More

48th District legislative candidates outline priorities

  The two candidates for the 48th District legislative seat emphasized their employment when they told those attending a candidate forum Tuesday they will help their constituents in different ways. John Stinner and Mike Meister appeared durin... Read More