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Secretary Zinke Headlines Public Lands Council Legislative Fly-in

U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke addressed the livestock grazing industry today during the annual Public Lands Council’s legislative fly-in, in Washington D.C. Secretary Zinke said t... Read More

Rabobank Releases Report on Effects of a Chinese-U.S. Trade Dispute

St. Louis, Mo. (March 28, 2017) – The Rabobank RaboResearch Food and Agribusiness analysts based in China are attempting to scope out the ‘what-ifs?’ of a large-scale trade dispute between China and the U.S., in particular regarding soybeans an... Read More

Initial approval given to new Nebraska Department of Transportation

A plan to merge Nebraska's roads and aeronautics departments into one agency has won first-round approval from lawmakers. Senators voted 40-0 on Tuesday to advance a bill that would create a Nebraska Department of Transportation.  Nebraska is the... Read More

Subcommittee Examines Farm Policy in Advance of the  Next Farm Bill

Today, Rep. Rick Crawford (AR-1), Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management, held a hearing to evaluate the effectiveness of farm policy in advance of crafting the next farm bill. Mem... Read More

March 28, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 2.84 (+0.03) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 2.84 (+0.03) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 2.84 (+0.03) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.26 (+0.03) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.26 (+0.03) Frenchman Valle... Read More

ASA’s Moore Testifies on Title I Programs Before House Ag Subcommittee

WASHINGTON, D.C.– (March 28, 2017) In testimony before the House Agriculture Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Tuesday, American Soybean Association (ASA) President and Illinois soybean farmer Ron Moore spoke on the need... Read More

Two First Student buses slide off county roads; no injuries

Tuesday morning's precipitation caused some tough travel conditions for some, and resulted in two separate buses sliding off the roads west of Scottsbluff. Patricia Dooley with First Student says the first bus was carrying two students near County... Read More

Local Chapter of Alpha Gamma Rho Celebrates 100 Years, Honors UNL Chancellor and UN President

Lincoln, NE. The Kappa Chapter of the Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity celebrated its 100 th year as the fraternity for agriculture at the University of Nebraska- Lincoln. Alumni from throughout Nebraska and the Midwest came to Lincoln this past weekend to... Read More

Friday last day to get tickets for the OTCF Barn Party & Agri-recognition event

The Oregon Trail Community Foundation Barn Party and Agri-Recognition Dinner Event will be held Thursday, April 6th at the Gering Civic Center. Bob Kelley a member of the Agri-Recipient Selection Committee for OTCF, says the purpose of the event i... Read More

17 area students awarded $1,000 scholarships from WESTCO

WESTCO is pleased to announce 17 area scholarship recipients for their 2016-17 scholarship program.  Recipients will each receive a $1,000 scholarship to further their education. Carli Cullan is the daughter of Chris and Joei Cullan and will gr... Read More

Farmers Still Face Problems Reining in Premium Costs

OMAHA (DTN) -- The failure of the House health insurance bill last week leaves farmers and other small business people without any relief from increasingly higher premiums. The defeat of the bill last Friday left House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., dec... Read More