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Indiana Selected as Host for 2017 Big Ten Baseball Tournament

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – On Thursday, the Big Ten Conference announced that the 2017 Big Ten Baseball Tournament will be held at Bart Kaufman Field on the campus of Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind... Read More

Proposed Rule on Biotech a Progressive Step for Plant Breeding Innovation

The American Soybean Association (ASA) responded positively today to a notice of proposed rulemaking from USDA on the regulatory framework for plant breeding innovation. ASA welcomed the proposed rule, which continues to require pre-market approval b... Read More

Panhandle Health Summit attendees urged to improve state's health ranking

The Dean of the University of Nebraska Medical Center's College of Health says the state's health ranking has been declining. Dr. Ali Khan, the keynote speaker for the annual Panhandle Health Summit, told participants at the Gering Civic Center th... Read More

Federation Invests in Beef Promotion

A successful campaign to drive nationwide sales of fresh beef at retail has resulted in the confirmed movement of more than 270,000 units of fresh ground beef in less than two weeks. Today, the Federation of State Beef Councils of the National Cattle... Read More

Info on BNSF South Dakota deaths still sketchy

Although nearly 48 hours later we're still waiting for official word on how two Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad workers came to be hit by a train and killed just north of Edgemont a little before 11:00 Tuesday morning, an industry news service ... Read More

Nebraska chief justice offers stern warning about budget

Nebraska's chief Supreme Court justice is warning that proposed budget cuts to the judicial branch could undermine the state's effort to relieve prison crowding. Chief Justice Michael Heavican said in his annual address to lawmakers Thursday that ... Read More

NMPF Statement on Announcement of Agriculture Secretary Nominee Gov. Sonny Perdue

ARLINGTON, VA – “America’s dairy farmers are looking forward to working with Secretary of Agriculture-designate Sonny Perdue, whose role as the chief advocate for farmers and rural America is absolutely crucial in the new Trump Administration, ... Read More

Regional West to Host Free Vascular Health Screening Day

High blood pressure, high cholesterol, and heavy, painful legs are all risk factors for heart disease and stroke.  Vascular health screening provides patients with a benchmark of their heart and vascular disease risk. To help adults learn more ab... Read More

Hoffman Ranch, Jensen Bros. and Valley Creek Ranch Take Top Honors in Hereford Yard Show

Hoffman Ranch, Thedford, Neb., took top honors in the Hereford carload show on Friday, Jan. 13, during the 2017 National Western Stock Show in Denver. Jensen Bros., Courland, Kan., topped the pen-of-three bull show and Valley Creek Ranch, Fairbury, N... Read More

Cattlemen Support Nomination of Gov. Perdue to Lead U.S. Department of Agriculture

WASHINGTON - Tracy Brunner, president of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, released the following statement in support of President-elect Trump’s nomination of former Gov. Sonny Perdue to be Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agricultur... Read More

William Reed murder trial postponed again

The trial for a Box Butte County man charged with the murder of his brother has been postponed once again. On Wednesday morning, William Reed's 2nd Degree Murder trial was scheduled to start February 21st. But on Wednesday afternoon, a scheduling ... Read More