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NPPC and Cattlmen Asks USDA To Abandon GIPSA Rules

Citing grave concerns that they would “cause serious harm to the pork industry,” the National Pork Producers Council in comments submitted today said the U.S. Department of Agriculture should not ... Read More

EQIP funds, CRP grazing available to ranchers hit by wildfire

USDA announced this week it will make $6 million available to Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas ranchers affected by wildfires through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). The funds will assist livestock producers attempting to restore grazi... Read More

Scottsbluff man confesses to baseball bat attack

A Scottsbluff man who now says he, not his father, was the one who struck another man with a basbeall bat last week faces a charge of second degree assault and use of a weapon to commit a felony. James Cabral told police re-investigating the attac... Read More

Monsanto Gives $50,000 to Support Fire Relief Efforts in KS

Monsanto has donated $50,000 to Kansas Farm Bureau's (KFB) Foundation in support of young and beginning ranchers affected by recent wildfires. The funds will support a Young Farmers & Ranchers (YF&R) fire relief effort between Kansas, Texa... Read More

Mitchell banker and avid community supporter passes away

Funeral services will be held in Scottsbluff Tuesday for 68 year old Larry Janecek, long-time local banker and community supporter, who passed away earlier this week in Lubbock, Texas after driving the WNCC women's basketball team to the National Jun... Read More

Gering man accused of sending lewd photos, soliciting sex from teens on social media

Authorities have arrested a Gering man for sending inappropriate pictures and messages to high school girls on social media. 21-year-old Riley Lenhart was arrested on Thursday on charges of Attempted Child Enticement (a Class II Felony) and Sale o... Read More

New Trends in Combine Heads

Farms and combines are getting bigger. Yields are increasing and so is residue. Harvest windows are narrowing, and farmers are trying to harvest more acres in a day. From folding heads to better choppers, header technology is keeping pace with the... Read More

Nebraska preliminary jobless rate 3.2 percent in February

A new report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate for February dropped a tenth of a point from 3.2 percent in January. The Nebraska Labor Department said in a news release Friday that the rate matched the February 2016 rate. The state's ... Read More

Cargill Faces Criticism Over Non-GMO Verification

Cargill faced many questions over social media this week on their association with the Non-GMO Project organization.    Their mission on their website claims, "The Non-GMO Project is a nonprofit organization committed to preserving and building so... Read More

HS sports rundown from Thursday, T&F today at Scottsbluff

Weather was an issue in the region for high school soccer on Thursday night. The Scottsbluff vs. Torrington game at the Landers Complex in Scottsbluff was called off during the first half due to lightning. A make up date will be announced at a lat... Read More

Day Two of Spring Practice Complete, Cowboys to Don Full Pads on Saturday

Laramie, Wyo. (March 23, 2017) --  The second day of spring practice for the Wyoming Football team was completed on Thursday with progress being shown at wide receiver, linebacker and running back.  But a potential season-ending injury was also sus... Read More