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Southwest Nebraska Helping 4-H’ers in Flood Recovery

Nebraska Extension and 4-H in Southwest Nebraska is reaching out to our communities to participate in the 4-H’ers Helping 4-H’ers program. The bomb cyclone that created devastating flood and blizz... Read More

North Dakota, Dakota Access developer settle land dispute

North Dakota and the developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline settled a lawsuit over the Texas company's ownership of ranch land in the Plains state where corporations aren't allowed in the farming industry. The deal awaiting a judge's approval... Read More

Cattle on Feed *Audio With Jerry Stowell*

Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 12.0 million head on April 1, 2019. The inventory was 2% above April 1, 2018, USDA reported Thursday. Listen to see what... Read More

Game and Parks Commission urge

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is asking the public to tread lightly on unpaved Panhandle roads that have become muddy and hazardous due to weather the past 30 days. In a release, the commission says one example was recent snow melt and ot... Read More

April 18, 2019

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.85 (-0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.85 (-0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Lisco – 3.85 (-0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.85 (-0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Gering – 3.85 (-0.01) Farmers Co-Op/Hem... Read More

More than 50 pounds of marijuana seized in Deuel County traffic stop

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested three people and seized more than 50 pounds of marijuana following a traffic stop in Deuel County. Shortly before noon on Wednesday, a trooper pulled over a Hyundai Accent for speeding on I-76.... Read More

NFU Urges Implementation of E15 Waiver, Common-Sense Provisions for Higher Level Blends

WASHINGTON - As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) works towards allowing year-round use of E15 gasoline, National Farmers Union (NFU) is concerned EPA’s proposed rule will make it harder for retailers to sell higher level blends of et... Read More

Kansas Livestock Association to receive Don L. Good Impact Award

The Kansas Livestock Association (KLA), a trade organization protecting the business interests of livestock producers, has been selected to receive the 2019 Don L. Good Impact Award. The award, presented by the Livestock and Meat Industry Council,... Read More

Scotts Bluff County Burglary Suspect Pleads Guilty

One of two men arrested for a string of burglaries in Rural Scotts Bluff County has struck a plea deal to avoid going to trial. Yesterday in Scotts Bluff County District Court, 22-year-old Austin Weller pleaded guilty to two counts of Burglary. In... Read More

Funds Available to Plant Severe Weather Damaged Acres to Cover Crops

 To help manage cropland damaged by Nebraska’s severe spring weather, the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is providing funds to plant cover crops on cropland acres. Producers are encouraged to apply by May 17, 2019, or June ... Read More

U.S. Beef, Poultry and Egg Products Gain New Market Access in Tunisia

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that the government of Tunisia and the United States have finalized U.S. export certificates to allow imports of U.S. beef, poultry, and egg pr... Read More