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Brazil meat inspection flaws flagged in new blow to sector

Brazil's meat industry lacks enough inspectors to ensure the product is safe, a health inspectors union said on Monday, blaming government cutbacks for what the United States has called system-wide sa... Read More

California to List Glyphosate as Cancer-Causing

Glyphosate, an herbicide and the active ingredient in Monsanto's popular Roundup weed killer, will be added to California's list of chemicals known to cause cancer effective July 7, the state's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA)... Read More

Nebraska senator looks for new state flag via crowdsourcing

A Nebraska state senator who called for an overhaul of the state flag is turning to the internet to come up with a possible new look. Sen. Burke Harr of Omaha says he wants to see ideas from the public and may try to change the flag again if one d... Read More

Monsanto Statement on Arkansas Plant Board Decision on Dicamba

Helping farmers protect their crops from troublesome weeds is a big focus for many modern agriculture companies, including Monsanto. Make no mistake about it: on the farm, weeds are much more than just an eye sore. They grow big and spread fast. They... Read More

2017-18 Chadron State College season passes now available

CHADRON, Neb. -- June 26, 2017 -- Season passes for Chadron State College sporting events are now available for team sports including football, basketball volleyball and softball. Additionally, an All-Event pass is offered for admission to all sports... Read More

Winter Wheat Harvest Now In Full Swing Across Kansas

According to USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service, for the week ending June 25, 2017, winter wheat harvest was in full swing across the state. Winter wheat condition rated 8 percent very poor, 15 poor, 31 fair, 40 good, and 6 excellent. Wi... Read More

Secretary Perdue to Travel to China to Mark Return of U.S. Beef

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will travel to China this week, joining with U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad, to formally mark the return of U.S. beef to the Chinese market after a 13-year hiatus.  In events ... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

Major League Baseball Monday  scores INTERLEAGUE= Final L.A. Angels 4 L.A. Dodgers 0 AMERICAN LEAGUE= Final Cleveland 15 Texas 9 Final Boston 4 Minnesota 1 Final N-Y Yankees 6 Chi White Sox 5 NATIONAL LEAGUE= Final Arizona 6 Phi... Read More

Business community urges Gering Council to welcome new concrete company

Members of the Gering business community Monday night urged the city council to streamline their approval process and welcome a Wyoming firm that  wants to build a concrete plant and regional offices  at the proposed joint Industrial park in east G... Read More

Singer's 12 Ks help Gators beat LSU in CWS finals opener

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Brady Singer struck out a career-high 12 in seven innings, Jonathan India doubled in two runs, and Florida beat LSU 4-3 in Game 1 of the College World Series finals Monday night. The Gators (51-19) need a win Tuesday or Wednesda... Read More

President Donald J. Trump Approves Nebraska Disaster Declaration

Today, President Donald J. Trump declared that a major disaster exists in the State of Nebraska and ordered Federal assistance to supplement State, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by a severe winter storm and straight-line wi... Read More