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BQA Certification to be Hosted During KCA Convention

As part of the 19th Annual KCA Convention and Trade Show, KCA will host Dr. Dan Thomson in providing Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) training. The program will begin at 1:00 pm on October 27th at the... Read More

Conaway, Rouzer Praise Trump Administration’s Withdraw of Controversial GIPSA Rules

Washington, D.C.— Today, House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway (TX-11) and Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Subcommittee Chairman David Rouzer (NC-07) issued the following comments in response to the Trump administration's decis... Read More

Effects of a freeze on forages

LINCOLN — If you haven’t experienced a freeze yet this fall, you soon will. And remember, a freeze can cause hazards for using some forages. When plants freeze, changes occur in their metabolism and composition that can poison livestock. But ... Read More

K-State Swine Day scheduled for Nov. 16

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Kansas State University’s annual Swine Day will take place on Thursday, Nov. 16, featuring updates on more than 50 research projects that have been conducted in the past year. The registration fee for this year’s Swine Day ... Read More

Western Nebraska Pioneers Announce First Player Commitments

GERING, NE – The Western Nebraska Pioneers of the Expedition League today announced the team’s first group of player commitments as recruited by Head Coach Jimmy Turk. Ten players from seven schools have committed to play in Gering in 2018. Joi... Read More

U.S. Pork Production Expanding

Rabobank predicts steady growth for the pork industry. A new report by Rabobank says increased production and additional processing capacity, and the likely improvement of margins, will help the U.S. pork industry remain in expansion mode through 202... Read More

Huskers Wrap Up Fall Practice

Lincoln, Neb. – The Red team won both five-inning games of doubleheader during the final night of the annual Red-White Series at Hawks Field on Monday. After taking Game One on Friday night by an 8-5 margin, the Red team took Game Two by a 9-4 resu... Read More

Region IX soccer pairings set, WNCC men to host Northwest Saturday afternoon

The Western Nebraska Community College men’s and women’s soccer team wrapped up the regular season on Saturday against Gillette College and now both teams enter Region IX playoff action. The Cougar men finished the regular season with a record... Read More

Oct. 16th, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.16 (steady) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.16 (steady) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.16 (steady) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.89 (-0.02) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.89 (-0.02) Frenchman Va... Read More

NAFTA Talks Turn to Agriculture, Dairy

The U.S. wants to reverse Canada's dairy supply management system as part of the North American Free Trade Agreement renegotiation. U.S. negotiators centered on the agriculture chapter of NAFTA over the weekend, and proposed to reverse Canadian da... Read More

Fischer, Sasse, Smith support waivers for Nebraska Essential Air Service Program in Scottsbluff, Kearney

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, U.S. Senator Deb Fischer, a member of the Senate Commerce Committee, Senator Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) and Representative Adrian Smith (NE-03) led a letter to U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao voicing concerns abou... Read More