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Public Lands Council Kicks Off Annual Meeting in Flagstaff, Arizona

FLAGSTAFF, AZ (September 22, 2017) – Western ranchers and affiliates kicked off the 2017 Public Lands Council (PLC) Annual Meeting in Flagstaff, Ariz., with a Public Lands Endowment Trust board mee... Read More

SECRETARY OF COMMERCE WILBUR ROSS: “THESE NAFTA RULES ARE KILLING OUR JOBS.”

By: Secretary Wilbur Ross The Washington Post  September 21, 2017  … NAFTA supporters assert that the U.S. content in cars assembled in Canada and Mexico is particularly high and that therefore our $70 billion-plus trade deficits with our NAFTA... Read More

USGC Trains Next Generation Of North African Grain Importers

Seeing is often believing, which is why the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) brought corn and feed grain buyers from Egypt, Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia to the U.S. Corn Belt in September to talk firsthand with U.S. farmers and export suppliers. “Thes... Read More

Former Gering Police Sergeant fined for theft after accepting plea agreement

Former Gering Police officer Henry Moreno has been fined $600 after entering a no contest plea Friday to one of three misdemeanor theft charges that accused him of taking money from the local law enforcement's "Shop with a Cop" program. Court docu... Read More

Gering residents encouraged to return redevelopment survey

The city of Gering and students with the UNL Landscaping Architecture program are asking residents in a Gering neighborhood to return a survey on what they would like to see established in a contaminated area targeted for redevelopment. The BMT me... Read More

USDA, House agriculture staff injured in car accident

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Agriculture Department employee and two staff members on the House Agriculture Committee were injured Thursday in a car accident south of El Campo, Texas. A statement from the committee says the staffers were treated at a lo... Read More

NFU Urges Senate to Vote No on Graham-Cassidy Health Care Plan

WASHINGTON – The latest plan put forth by U.S. Senate leadership to overhaul the nation’s health care system stands to worsen access to affordable and quality health care for American family farmers and ranchers, according to the nation’s seco... Read More

Scottsbluff woman pleas guilty to federal count of bank fraud

A 44-year-old Scottsbluff woman has pleaded guilty to one count of bank fraud as part of a federal indictment by Nebraska United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg. Christine Darley was originally facing six charges of bank fraud but entered a plea t... Read More

Natural Resources Experts Gather at NRD Conference to Encourage and Inform Public About Conservation Efforts in Nebraska

(Kearney, NE) Nebraska’s 23 Natural Resources Districts’ top priority is to help protect the state’s water and soil for all to use now and in the future. Natural resources experts will be center stage at the Nebraska Association of Resources Di... Read More

Gov. Ricketts appoints Andrea Miller to Twelfth Judicial District Judgeship

Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced his appointment of Andrea Miller of Bayard to the Twelfth Judicial District Judgeship of Nebraska. Miller is currently an attorney at Simmons Olsen Law Firm in Scottsbluff. She and Legal Aid of Nebraska atto... Read More

DNA tech. in beef cattle conference Oct. 16

LINCOLN — Nebraska Extension will hold a DNA technology in beef conference Oct. 16 at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center, NE-18D Spur, Clay Center, Neb. The conference topic is “DNA Technology: Where We Have Been, Where We Are, and Where We Are... Read More