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Syngenta Deal Could Pave Way for Biotech Acceptance in China

ChemChina's purchase of Syngenta could remove some of the suspicion around genetically modified crops and ultimately lead to more rapid user acceptance of biotechnology in food production in China, ac... Read More

Officials Say U.S. FMD Outbreak Would Devastate Industry

The U.S. has kept foot-and-mouth disease out of the country since 1929, but the livestock industry, pharmaceutical companies and the federal government would not be ready to handle an outbreak of the disease if it were to hit the national cattle and ... Read More

Knights of Columbus free throw shoot scheduled for Saturday

The Knights of Columbus Council #2681 of Scottsbluff will be holding a local free throw contest Saturday at 1:00 pm at the St. Agnes School gym. The contest is open to boys and girls ages 9-14 and is a part of the Knight's youth outreach program.... Read More

Cougars open softball season with two shutout wins

BORGER, TEXAS – The Western Nebraska Community College softball team opened up the season with a pair of shutouts Thursday against Frank Phillips College. In the opener, Andy Hancock tossed a one-hitter as the Cougars posted an 8-0 win. Game two... Read More

Putting the Data Together

A vision is out there for all this data that farmers are collecting: You spend a day doing a lot of work, and when you have a moment, you open a screen — on your computer, smartphone or tablet — to see all the information collected from your work... Read More

Morrill woman charged with felony theft

A Morrill woman has been accused of billing a Scottsbluff business for food and then selling the food to other businesses or using it herself. 42-year-old Jan Harvey  is charged with felony Theft by Taking.  Court documents say that Harvey wor... Read More

Black Hills Energy purchases SourceGas

SourceGas is now Black Hills Energy, as Black Hills today announced its successful acquisition of SourceGas, the natural gas utility serving 429,000 customers in Arkansas, Colorado, Nebraska and Wyoming. Jeff Sylvester, vice president of operation... Read More

Longtime Chadron wrestling coach Kant passes away

Bill Kant, one of Chadron High School’s most successful wrestling coaches and a member of the Nebraska Scholastic Wrestling Coaches Hall of Fame since 1989, has died at age 72. Son and daughter-in-law John and Cyndi Kant posted on Facebook that ... Read More

(AUDIO) USDA Offers Help for Blizzard Stricken Ranchers

Farmers and ranchers with livestock losses from last week's blizzard are eligible for assistance from USDA's Livestock Indemnity Program. We visited with Deputy Director of the Farm Service Agency in Nebraska, Erin Clason this week about who is el... Read More

USDA Sees Strong Demand for Conservation Reserve Program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is reminding farmers and ranchers that the competitive sign-up deadline for its most popular voluntary conservation program, the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), is Feb. 26, 2016. This will be one of the m... Read More

Top 25 College Basketball

Thursday's Games Indiana 85 ( 4) Iowa 78 California 83 (11) Oregon 63 Friday's Games No. 17 Arizona vs. UCLA, 9 p.m. No. 19 Dayton at Rhode Island, 7 p.m. No. 23 Southern Cal at Arizona State, 8 p.m. TOP-25 WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL Thursd... Read More