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Huskers Take Series Opener from Northwestern

Lincoln - Behind big performances from MJ Knighten and Kaylan Jablonski, the Nebraska softball team defeated Northwestern, 4-3 on a wet and chilly Friday night at Bowlin Stadium. Knighten had a two... Read More

WNCC Speech and Debate Team finishes 2nd in the nation

After five days of national-caliber competition, the Western Nebraska Community College Speech and Debate Team earned a second place finish in Community College Team Sweepstakes at the 2017 National Forensics Association National Tournament. The n... Read More

Effect of KS Wheat From Freeze on April 27

Temperatures during the morning of April 27 dropped below freezing and into the lower 30’s or upper 20’s in most of the state. The lowest measured temperature was 24F in north central Kansas (Scandia, Republic Co.), where temperatures were below ... Read More

Spring storm brings up to an inch of moisture to the panhandle

The region is receiving valuable moisture from this rain/snow wintry mix that has persisted through the entire day Friday. The precipitation is delaying any planting by ag producers, but when they do get back in the fields next week it should prov... Read More

Gering's Northfield Park and Charlie Fenster Arboretum dedicated Friday

A nice crowd was on hand in snowy conditions Friday afternoon as the Gering Park and Tree Board held an Arbor Day Dedication ceremony at the corner of Pacific Boulevard and Holly Drive in Gering. The Dedication was held for the renaming of Northfi... Read More

Event to Mark Maxwell Arboretum's 50th Anniversary

Lincoln, Nebraska, April 28, 2017 – A lecture and tree planting are part of events set for May 16 celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Earl G. Maxwell Arboretum on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's East Campus. George Briggs, director of t... Read More

ADM hires chief risk officer from CHS in latest corporate shake-up

Archer Daniels Midland Co has hired a chief risk officer from rival CHS Inc , the U.S. agribusiness confirmed on Friday, a further sign of an internal shake-up as a global grain glut pressures its profits. Chicago-based ADM has let key traders go,... Read More

April 28, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.01 (+0.04) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.01 (+0.04) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.01 (+0.04) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.39 (+0.04) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.39 (+0.04) Frenchman Valle... Read More

NE Women Selected As Regional Winner In Monsanto's America's Farmers Mom of the Year Program

Today, Monsanto and the American Agri-Women named five regional winners of the America's Farmers Mom of the Year program. These regional winners represent the important and continually evolving role that women play in American farms, families, ... Read More

Citizens encouraged to purchase tickets for annual Mayor's breakfast

GERING – On April 17, 1952, President Harry Truman signed a bill proclaiming the National Day of Prayer into law. President Reagan amended the law in 1988, designating the first Thursday of May each year as the National Day of Prayer. In conjunctio... Read More

Checkoff Reform Sought as House, Senate Consider Legislation

OMAHA (DTN) -- More than 80 farm groups asked congressional lawmakers to reform commodity checkoff programs in a letter sent to the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday. Last month, the "Opportunities for Fairness in Farming Act... Read More