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Let's Grow Awards Seven Grants in Fifth Round

Seven new grant requests were selected for funding when the Let's Grow Committee met in Denver in early May to consider proposals for the fifth round of grants. The committee has now awarded 57 grants... Read More

Trump Plan to Balance Budget Includes Farm Subsidy Cuts

A budget plan President Donald Trump is expected to submit to Congress Tuesday includes steep cuts to farm subsidies, according to Bloomberg News. The 2018 budget proposal, which would begin the process of balancing the budget within ten years, would... Read More

JBS Scandal Grows in Brazil

OMAHA (DTN) -- The world's largest meatpacker -- and second-largest global food company -- is directly involved with a bribery scandal at the highest levels in its home country of Brazil, but there is no indication JBS S.A. is facing investigations i... Read More

Gering man accused of burglarizing Bluffs storage unit

A Gering man has been charged with the burglary of a Scottsbluff storage unit. Court documents accuse 19 year old Jonathan Van Galder of breaking into a unit in the 200 block of East 16th street and removing an engine hoist, a camera and a Panason... Read More

Ground breaking ceremony for Gering Civic Plaza held Monday morning

A new chapter for the city of Gering began today, as a ground breaking ceremony for a new downtown community plaza was held just north of the Civic Center. The first phase of the Gering Civic Plaza will include parking, farmer's market shade canop... Read More

CME Group Plans Changes for Live Cattle Contract Specs

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc., based on discussions with market participants and with the USDA, intends to implement amendments to its Live Cattle futures contract to alleviate delivery capacity constraints impacting the contract after last ... Read More

National Pollinator Week Webinar Series to Highlight New Research on Key Honey Bee Health Issues

Bayer, in partnership with Bee Culture and Project Apis m., will celebrate National Pollinator Week (June 19–23) by hosting live webinars on Monday, June 19, Wednesday, June 21 and Friday, June 23 at 12 p.m. ET to showcase innovative research aime... Read More

VALTS student sends her homework to space

VALTS student Shelbi Klingsporn is sending her science project to space- literally. One of only 80 projects selected to fly on a NASA sounding rocket this June, Shelbi developed her project through the NASA’s Cubes in Space program presented in an... Read More


National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) staff met with the U.S. Meat Export Federation, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), and Cattlemen’s Beef Board (CBB) this week to discuss trade, policy, and opportunities for collaboration in the... Read More

(AUDIO) Westco Zephyrs set to open season today against North Platte

After multiple rain outs over the weekend the Westco Zephyrs are set to open their 2017 summer season today at home against North Platte. Head Coach Mark Moran is hoping last year's 31-21 season is a harbinger of things to come this summer. ... Read More

(Video) Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue Comes to Nebraska

The Ag Secretary made a trip to the ranch of Senator Deb Fischer to meet with those in agriculture.  The meeting touched on topics of crop insurance, beef in China, Country of Origin among other topics of interest to those in attendance. ...... Read More