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Hall County Farmer's Weed Problem Becomes Taxpayer Problem

Taxpayers step into a thorny situation, over overgrown weeds near Alda. And it could cost big bucks to deal with.  The Hall County weed superintendent says a farmer west of Grand Island left abou... Read More

Florida knocks off LSU for first ever CWS crown

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Florida scored four runs in the eighth inning to pull away from LSU, and the Gators beat their Southeastern Conference rival 6-1 Tuesday night to complete a two-game sweep in the College World Series finals for their first national... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Announces Ag Director to Celebrate Arrival of Nebraska Beef in China

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) Director Greg Ibach will be in Beijing and Shanghai June 29-30, 2017 to celebrate the arrival of Nebraska beef into China for the first time in 14 years... Read More

Gering council member says

Gering council member Ben Backus says the process the city uses to review potential new businesses coming to town needs to be examined. Backus asked a number of questions Monday about the process the city was using to review Croell, Incorporated's... Read More

Gov. Ricketts, Nebraska Ag & Business Groups Applaud WOTUS Repeal

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts and Nebraska agriculture and business groups applauded an announcement by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt that the Trump Administration had finalized the repeal of the 2015 Wa... Read More

Brazil Cattle Farmers Pay Price for JBS Graft as Giant Buying Less

On the flat green pastures of Brazil’s Mato Grosso state, ranchers are witnessing firsthand what happens when the biggest cattle buyer stumbles. JBS SA, the nation’s meat-producing powerhouse, used to buy almost half of the Mato Grosso cattle ... Read More

NCTA ranks in Top 30 trade schools

Curtis, Neb. – The two-year technical agriculture college at Curtis, Nebraska, has again gained national attention with a ranking by Forbes business magazine. The Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture, which is part of the University of Nebr... Read More

U.S. Wheat Organizations Share Positions on NAFTA with USTR

Today, the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) CEO Chandler Goule and U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) Director of Policy Ben Conner testified to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) on modernizing the North American Free Trade Agre... Read More News: June 27, 2017

Today on News: Gering residents voice their concerns to the council about the current business climate south of the river Panhandle Humane Society's impound is full after firework season begins, with numerous dogs running away from th... Read More

June 27, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.72 (+0.04) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.72 (+0.04) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.72 (+0.04) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.82 (+0.04) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.82 (+0.04) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Many Applaud as EPA Proposes Rule To Repeal ‘WOTUS’

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 27, 2017 – Several agricultural groups and others are happy over today’s announcement by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that it will propose a rule to rescind a controversial Clean Water Act regulation that gave t... Read More