Ag Department to estimate farmers' spring planting plans

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) _ The Agriculture Department plans to release its estimate of farmers' spring planting plans. The report expected to be released Tuesday comes as growers weigh grain prices, weat... Read More

Three CSC wrestlers selected Academic All-Conference

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Three Chadron State College wrestlers have been named to the 2015 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference All-Academic First Team, the conference announced Wednesday. Seniors Devan and Dylan Fors were named to the team for the... Read More

Holman selected to U.S. Collegiate National Team

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Nebraska junior volleyball player Briana Holman is one of 12 players selected to the U.S. Collegiate National Team that will play in the 2015 World University Games July 2-12 at Gwangju, South Korea. It is the second car... Read More

Three Husker volleyball players set to transfer

Lincoln, Neb. – Nebraska volleyball head coach John Cook announced on Tuesday that Alexa Ethridge, Maddie Haggerty and Kira Larson are leaving the Nebraska volleyball program. Each player has been given a full release to transfer. “We are very... Read More

Two Huskers honored by the Big Ten

Lincoln – Following a 4-1 week for the Nebraska baseball team, that included a sweep of the nationally-ranked Texas Longhorns, senior Kyle Kubat was named Big Ten Pitcher of the Week and freshman Elijah Dilday was named Big Ten Co-Freshmen of the W... Read More

Judge gives tentative OK to deal in Tyson meatpacking case

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) _ A judge has granted preliminary approval to a proposed settlement of more than $730,000 in the class-action lawsuit brought against Tyson by workers at the company's meatpacking plant in Emporia. The deal ends a nearly eight-year... Read More

EU dairy farmers rally to protest removal of milk quotas

BRUSSELS (AP) _ Dairy farmers hit the streets of Brussels Tuesday to protest the lifting of European Union milk quotas, fearing that the move will flood the market with cheap surplus milk. ``With quotas being lifted, we're really scared that produ... Read More

Scottsbluff woman accused of forging checks

An 18-year-old Scottsbluff woman has been arrested on several charges stemming from the theft of several checks. Scottsbluff Police say that the victim contacted them saying several checks were stolen from his residence while he was at work. The b... Read More

Monsanto Announces Multi-Year Commitment to Help Monarch Butterflies

ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 31, 2015-- Monsanto Company announced today a $400,000 commitment to partner with and support the efforts of experts working to benefit monarch butterflies. This comes in addition to the company's earlier announcement ... Read More

Nebraska LEAD program learns about panhandle agriculture

Nebraska's next round of leaders in the Agricultural industry wrapped up their 18 month course this week here in the Panhandle. The 34th class of the Nebraska Lead Program made stops in Scottsbluff and Gering to learn about the industry from some ... Read More

USDA to Provide $332 Million to Protect and Restore Agricultural Working Lands, Grasslands and Wetlands

WASHINGTON, March 31, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that U.S. Department of Agriculture is making available $332 million in financial and technical assistance through the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP).... Read More