Celebrate Kansas pork during October

The month of October is an opportunity to highlight the 1,000 pig farms across the state that contribute more than $850 million to the Kansas economy and support more than 7,000 jobs in the state. Gov... Read More

California Governor Veto’s Animal Antibiotics Bill

California’s Governor has vetoed a bill that would have curbed the use of antibiotics in farm animals. Governor Jerry Brown says most major meat producers have already agreed to go beyond voluntary Food and Drug Administration Standards, according ... Read More

U.S. Dairy Groups Upset Over Possible Trade Deal

U.S. dairy groups said this week they are concerned that provisions in the proposed European Union-Canadian free trade agreement on geographical indications (GIs) and reallocation of a portion of the World Trade Organization tariff rate quota for che... Read More

Scottsbluff schools test emergency preparedness

Scottsbluff Public Schools conducted their annual district-wide emergency response drill earlier this afternoon. In today's exercise, Superintendent Rick Myles says the scenario was that of district-wide lock down situation. Meaning doors locked, ... Read More

Grass fire chars 100 acres in Wildcat Hills

A  grass fire believed started by lightning from storms that dropped four to five inches of rain earlier this week charred 100 acres in the Wildcat Hills Tuesday night. Gering Fire Chief Jay Templar says his unit responded around 5:15 p.m. and ob... Read More

USDA Announces Commodity Credit Corporation Lending Rates for October 2014

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) today announced interest rates for October 2014. The CCC borrowing rate-based charge for October is 0.125 percent, unchanged from 0.125 percent in Se... Read More

Colorado hospitals advised to be alert for Ebola

Health officials are advising Colorado hospitals to prepare for the possibility seeing patients with the Ebola virus after the first U.S. case was confirmed in Texas. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment said Wednesday that ear... Read More

October 1, 2014

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 4.81 (Steady) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 4.81 (Steady) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 4.81 (Steady) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 4.53 (Steady) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 4.74 (-0.02) West Plains LLC/Gering,... Read More

September 30, 2014

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 4.81 (-0.09) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 4.81 (-0.09) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 4.81 (-0.09) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 4.53 (-0.08) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 4.76 (-0.08) West Plains LLC/Gering, 4.7... Read More

Huskers Ranked Number 1

Lincoln, Neb.- The Nebraska women's bowling team was voted the number one nationally rated team by the National Tenpin Coaches Association (NTCA) Wednesday afternoon. NU received 11 of the 23 first-place votes in the poll (664 points), in front of se... Read More

NSP Names 2015 Legislative Committee Members

LUBBOCK, Texas — National Sorghum Producers board of directors Chairman J.B. Stewart has appointed four new members to the NSP Legislative Committee. These members include: Kent Winter of Kansas, Danny Beyer of Texas, Ethan Branscum of Arkansas, an... Read More