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USCA Affirms Support for Farmer Fair Practices Rules in Public Comments

On Friday, the United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) submitted public comments on the Farmer Fair Practices Rules on behalf of its nationwide membership of cow-calf producers, feedlot operato... Read More

Bands come together for Lake Mac wildfire relief effort

(Ogallala, NE) – In light of the recent fire damage that destroyed many homes and buildings at Lake McConaughy, several bands have come together to perform at the Fight the Flames Music Festival on Saturday, April 15 in Ogallala . Heading up the c... Read More

Charter Communications to hire 20K workers over 4 years

President Donald Trump is praising a plan by cable company Charter Communications to invest $25 billion and hire 20,000 American workers over the next four years. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and Charter Communications CEO Thomas Rutledge joined Trump a... Read More

NWS: Wyoming has wettest winter ever

The National Weather Service says Wyoming's three main winter months - December through February - were the wettest in the state's recorded history. The Casper Star-Tribune reports that nearly 5.5 inches of precipitation fell on the state this se... Read More

Texas man gets 10 years for $5M Cheyenne County cattle-buying scheme

Prosecutors say a North Texas man must serve 10 years in federal prison for a cattle-buying scam that cost a Nebraska company more than $5 million. Tony Eugene Lyon of Fort Worth was sentenced Friday in Fort Worth. The 52-year-old Lyon in Novembe... Read More

United States Cattle on Feed Up Slightly

Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 10.8 million head on March 1, 2017. The inventory was slightly above March 1, 2016. Placements in feedlots during Febr... Read More

Pine Ridge Job Corps student charged with 1st Degree Sexual Assault

A 20-year-old male student at Chadron's Pine Ridge Job Corps has been arrested and charged with 1st Degree Sexual Assault. Court documents say Jordan Christen was arrested on Tuesday following the alleged assault that reportedly took place on Satu... Read More

Proponent: Gallup survey indicates Nebraskans support investing in early childhood education

The largest state survey conducted about the education of young children shows overwhelming support for more money being spent on early childhood development. Samuel J. Meisels, founding executive director of the Buffett Early Childhood Institute... Read More

NPPC and Cattlemen Asks USDA To Abandon GIPSA Rules

Citing grave concerns that they would “cause serious harm to the pork industry,” the National Pork Producers Council in comments submitted today said the U.S. Department of Agriculture should not finalize – or at least exempt pork producers fro... Read More

Cattle-Buying Scam Costs Nebraska Company More Than $5 Million

Prosecutors say a North Texas man must serve 10 years in federal prison for a cattle-buying scam that cost a Nebraska company more than $5 million. Tony Eugene Lyon of Fort Worth was sentenced Friday in Fort Worth. The 52-year-old Lyon in Novembe... Read More

(AUDIO) Governor Finishes National Ag Week Tours Learning About Specialty Crops - Hops

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts spent National Agriculture Week traveling the state and visiting the different industries that make up Nebraska agriculture. The tours finished on Thursday. “We've been all across the state (this week) visiting a ... Read More