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Stateline Bean membership approves merger with New Alliance

Members of the Stateline Bean Producers Cooperative have voted to merge as part of the New Alliance bean division of WESTCO. WESTCO CEO David briggs told KNEB News Wednesday morning the merger will... Read More

(Video) United Suppliers, Land O’Lakes Announce Merger

 Land O’Lakes, Inc. and United Suppliers, Inc. of Ames, Iowa today announced their intent to merge their crop inputs businesses. Together, the two organizations will provide owner customers’ expanded product offerings, enhanced precision agricul... Read More

President Obama Signs Trade Promotion Authority into Law

Trade promotion authority (TPA) will soon help create and strengthen international trade agreements, opening valuable markets and providing an advantage for U.S. farmers. President Barack Obama signed TPA into law on Monday, June 29, 2015. Soyb... Read More

Pine Bluffs boy dies after drowning accident at Oliver reservoir

A three year old Pine Buffs, Wyoming boy has died in a drowning accident at Oliver Reservoir eight miles west of Kimball. Kimball County Sheriff's Sergeant Brandon Loy says Bentley Graves died at Denver's Children's hospital around 3 a.m. Sunday a... Read More

Crop Progress and Condition June 28

Nebraska For the week ending June 28, 2015, rainfall of one inch or more was recorded in portions of north central Nebraska as well as southeastern areas, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Temperatures averaged near... Read More

Larry Hunt sentenced in District Court Monday

A 52 year old Scottsbluff man who assaulted deputies in the process of arresting him on outstanding warrants out of Hall and Adams counties was sentenced Monday in Scotts Bluff County District Court. Larry Hunt was sentenced to serve 1 year on a m... Read More

June 29, 2015

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 5.28 (+0.13) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 5.28 (+0.13) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 5.28 (+0.13) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 5.21 (+0.12) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 5.26 (+0.12) West Plains LLC/Gering, 5.21 (+0.12) ... Read More

Wheat Commissions Host Japanese Millers to Build Confidence in U.S. Supplies

Japanese consumers demand the highest quality and safety in their food. To help maintain a preference for U.S. wheat to produce the best wheat foods, U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) is working with the Washington Grain Commission, Oregon Wheat Commission... Read More

June 26, 2015

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 5.15 (+0.25) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 5.15 (+0.25) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 5.15 (+0.25) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 5.09 (+0.24) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 5.14 (+0.24) West Plains LLC/Gering, 5.09 (+0.22) ... Read More

CEO Forrest Roberts Resigns from NCBA

Forrest Roberts has announced his resignation as the Chief Executive Officer of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), effective July 31. Roberts has been the CEO of NCBA since 2009. Roberts is leaving NCBA to pursue other opportunit... Read More

SCOTUS Rules Against EPA Emission Rules

A divided Supreme Court on Monday ruled against federal regulators' attempt to limit power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants. The rules began to take effect in April, but the court split 5-4 along ideological lines to r... Read More