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Kansas wheat tour finds poor crop conditions on first day

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) _ Participants in the winter wheat tour are forecasting low crop yields in fields along northern Kansas counties that they looked at during the first day. The industry group Kan... Read More

(VIDEO) Tornado touched down this afternoon in Adams Co.

       Video of tornado taken by Angela Allsman...   According to Adams County Emergency Management, a few homes were damaged along with several buildin... Read More

Convicted murderer files suit against Scotts Bluff County Sheriff

A Scottsbluff man sentenced to two life sentences has filed a civil complaint against Scotts Bluff County Sheriff Mark Overman. 51-year-old Jeff Boppre was sentenced in 1989 to life in prison for the murders of Richard Valdez and Sharon Condon. ... Read More

BCI Graduate Student Receives Top Award at Premier Beef Nutrition Conference

SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Dan Frese, graduate student of the Beef Cattle Institute (BCI) at Kansas State University, was recognized for research conducted on cattle handling techniques at the Plains Nutrition Council (PNC) Spring Conference in San Antoni... Read More

Cowboys add two players to men's basketball program

LARAMIE, Wyo. (May 6, 2015) – University of Wyoming coach Larry Shyatt announced Wednesday two walk-ons have committed to join the Cowboy men’s basketball program. Cody Kelley of Gillette, Wyo., and Sam Averbuck of Santa Rosa, Calif., will begin ... Read More

Colorado Hog Farm Employees Fired Over Abuse

None of the workers caught on undercover video hitting pigs at a Colorado farm will face criminal charges. Phillips County Undersheriff Thomas Elliott said Wednesday the districtattorney concluded the abuse wasn't bad enough to warrant charges. H... Read More

Grazing Native Plants Balances Economics and Ecology

AMES, Iowa –Can raising cattle support conservation goals? Researchers are investigating how grazing livestock on native plants can yield agronomic, economic and ecological benefits by mimicking natural processes. “Often in agriculture, we thi... Read More

May 6, 2015

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 4.56 (+0.14) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 4.56 (+0.14) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 4.56 (+0.14) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 4.47 (+0.13) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 4.50 (+0.13) West Plains LLC/Gering, 4.50 (+0.13) ... Read More

May 5, 2015

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 4.42 (-0.08) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 4.42 (-0.08) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 4.42 (-0.08) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 4.34 (-0.06) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 4.37 (-0.08) West Plains LLC/Gering, 4.37 (-0.08) ... Read More

May 4, 2015

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 4.50 (-0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 4.50 (-0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 4.50 (-0.01) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 4.40 (-0.02) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 4.45 (-0.02) West Plains LLC/Gering, 4.45 (-0.02) ... Read More

Bird flu virus creeps across Missouri, prompts more culling

ST. LOUIS (AP) _ A strain of bird flu responsible for the deaths of millions of chickens and turkeys in several states is spreading across Missouri. The Missouri Department of Agriculture confirmed Wednesday that a backyard flock of mixed poultry ... Read More