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Taiwan to Sign Letter of Intent to Purchase US Wheat

The Taiwan Flour Millers Association will be in Washington, D.C. in mid-September to sign a letter of intent to purchase U.S. Wheat. The U.S. Wheat Associates says the group will sign the letter Septe... Read More

Railroads Gear Up for Harvest Railroads Respond to STB Requests to Provide Service Outlook

MINNEAPOLIS (DTN) -- Will the nation's railroads be ready for harvest? That's the question transportation regulators, and grain shippers want answered ahead of harvest this fall following last year's lengthy and widespread backlogs. Will this ... Read More

Activists Targeting Biotech Groups Use Open-Record Requests Against Academics

OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. (DTN) -- Over the summer, Kevin Folta has gone from being a relatively unknown college professor to being a favored target of activists who oppose biotech crops. Social media and websites have exploded in recent weeks atta... Read More

Kansas Wheat welcomes new Director of Governmental Affairs

Kansas Wheat is pleased to introduce Daniel Heady as the new Governmental Affairs Director. Heady began work on August 3, 2015, and is responsible for the legislative and grassroots efforts, including state, national and international legislation ... Read More

Brown back to the top at the Oregon Trail Pro-Am

Former Colorado State University  golfer Zahkai Brown returned to the top of the leaderboard at the Oregon Trail Pro-Am at the Scotts Bluff Country Club when it counted...at the finish...and he will cash a $10,000 first place check. Brown was the... Read More

NCBA Members Receive up to 20 Percent off at Cabela’s

DENVER (August 31, 2015) – The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association has announced a new member benefit in partnership with Cabela’s Corporate Outfitter. NCBA members can take advantage of the Cabela’s Corporate Outfitter program by recei... Read More

USDA Plans “Refresh” of Nation’s Largest Conservation Program

St. Paul, MN -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service is planning a major “refresh” of the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) for 2016. The Izaak Walton League sees an opportunity to make this program w... Read More

Fall trial date set for Gering man accused of sexually assaulting 13 year old

A Gering man accused of having several sexual encounters with a 13-year-old girl earlier this year is scheduled to go to trial later this fall. 29-year-old Kyle McDonald has pleaded not guilty on two charges of  1st Degree Sexual Assault of a Min... Read More

Deuel County Sheriff resigning

The Deuel County Sheriff for the past five years is resigning, but will be staying in Grant as he takes a job unrelated to law enforcement. Adam Heyward's last day is this coming Friday. Heyward says he is leaving to take a job with Frenchman Vall... Read More

Westco donates $10,000 check to Alliance track fund

A 10,000 donation from WESTCO was accepted Friday evening by Alliance Public Schools Athletic Director Chris Bailey for the Alliance Public Schools Foundation’s- Save the Track Fund . WESTCO CEO David Briggs presented the check at half time of Fr... Read More

Gering man arrested for attacking couple leaving local bar

A  28 year old Gering man who allegedly attacked a couple Saturday night leaving a local bar has been arrested for aggravated assault and resisting arrest. Sccottsbluff Police say the couple told them Pedro Castillo approached them as they were g... Read More