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Farm Bureau Statement on AG Act Workforce Legislation

WASHINGTON,  –The American Farm Bureau Federation is calling on all members of Congress to support House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte in his goal of including the AG Act in the Secur... Read More

United Airlines plane slides off runway in Gillette, no injuries

A passenger jet carrying 33 people slid off the runway at the Gillette-Campbell County Airport in northeast Wyoming. No one was hurt in the incident involving United Airlines flight 5117 from Denver Monday afternoon, but it caused the runway to be... Read More

Zoetis Develops First Holstein Reference Genome

PARSIPPANY, — Zoetis has developed the first complete Holstein de novo reference genome, giving geneticists the ability to map regions of the genome influencing a range of health and disease outcomes. This significant development will promote adv... Read More

Feb. 20, 2018

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 4.05 (-0.07) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 4.05 (-0.07) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 4.05 (-0.07) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.71 (-0.07) New Alliance / Alliance – 4.71 (-0.07) Frenchman Valle... Read More

2017 Outstanding Pork Service Award Winners Announced

LINCOLN– Russ Vering, President of the Nebraska Pork Producers Association recognized the 2017 Outstanding Pork Service Award winners at a ceremony held in conjunction with NPPA’s Annual Meeting. The Outstanding Pork Service Awards are given ann... Read More

Scottsbluff considering adding

The Scottsbluff City Council Tuesday evening will conduct a public hearing to consider an LB-840 Review Committee recommendation to expand the city's economic development plan to allow "film production." City Manager Nathan Johnson says when the C... Read More

Erdman property tax bill likely stuck in committee

A measure designed to reduce Nebraska property tax bills appears to be stuck in a legislative committee as its supporters focus on a ballot petition drive. The Revenue Committee considered the proposal during an executive session Tuesday but did ... Read More

Cause of rural Mitchell fire still undetermined

The cause of a fire that destroyed a rural Scotts Bluff County home is still undetermined. Mitchell Fire Chief Jon Wurdeman says Deputy State Fire Marshall Ryan Sylvester is still investigating the blaze that demolished the home of Chris and Sara ... Read More

(AUDIO) B-8 Boys: Throwdown Starts Tonight

Yesterday seems like a distant memory. Well, maybe not, it's still cold as heck out there. The B-8 Boys Sub-District Tournament was postponed yesterday (good thing it was) and that means action will start tonight at Scottsbluff High School. The... Read More

History Channel Following Farmers for a Documentary Series

The agriculture industry typically looks at documentaries about American agriculture with more than a little trepidation. However, the History Channel says it’s putting together a documentary about American agriculture with no agenda in mind. Th... Read More

FTC Nominee Pledges to Look Closely at Ag Mergers

The Federal Trade Commission would take a look at past merger deals to see if regulators were too easy on the companies involved. That’s the promise of Joseph Simons, the White House nominee for FTC Chairman. Simons said during a Senate confirma... Read More