Kansas wheat faring mostly well so far this winter

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) _ Kansas wheat crops and livestock are in generally positive shape so far this winter. A report released Monday by the National Agricultural Statistics Service shows 44 percent o... Read More

Scottsbluff motel changes companies; ownership remains same

Travelers on Highway 26 in Scottsbluff may notice a change in one of the popular lodging spots. A Days Inn has replaced the former Motel 6 at 1901 21st Avenue. Staff says the change officially happened in January. General Manager Kumar Chaudhar... Read More

Report Shows Average Capacity for Lake McConaughy

At the Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District's board of directors meeting yesterday,  Civil engineer Cory Steinke reported that Lake McConaughy was at  a volume of 1.33 million acre-feet and 76.8% of capacity.  Recent inflows have ... Read More

When to Look at Colostrum Supplementation Replacement

UNL Beef Extension Veterinarian Dr. Richard Randle gives the RRN's Shalee Peters the scoop on the importance of colostrum with your newborn calves.   http://s35.podbean.com/pb/3ccd7c4d80dd520f8b4390753a6f9e01/54f637b6/data2/blogs60/701558/... Read More

Development of a Certification in Sustainability for Certified Crop Advisors

March 2, 2015—The United Soybean Board (USB), American Society of Agronomy (ASA), and the International Certified Crop Adviser (ICCA) Program have partnered to develop new training for a specialty certification focused on sustainable agricultural p... Read More

Bill to allow guns in Wyoming schools moves forward

A bill to allow people with concealed carry permits to carry guns on school campuses and into public buildings is moving forward in the Wyoming Senate. The Senate voted for the second time Tuesday to advance the bill, which already has passed in t... Read More

Marketing effort exposes tourist attractions to Canada, NYC

Scotts Bluff Area Visitors Bureau Executive Director Brenda Leisy says she is using a five second video to market the area in Canada and New York. Leisy says the state of Nebraska is focusing their out of state marketing efforts this year in Canad... Read More

Nebraska Crop Progress and Condition

LINCOLN, NE, March 2, 2015 -- For the month of February 2015, temperatures averaged below normal across the eastern two-thirds of the State, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Snow cover was light as the month came to... Read More

Sheriff's Office incurs more than $5,000 in travel costs for Chauncey trial

A guilty verdict for Dustin Chauncey was priceless for the family of Juliette Geurts, but the trial had at least a $5,000 price tag for the Scotts Bluff County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff Mark Overman says that his deputies had to fly to Texas and I... Read More

Deadline Extended for Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)

Lyons, NE - USDA's National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) recently announced  that the deadline for producer applications for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) has been extended to March 13, 2015. While CSP is a continuous sign-u... Read More

Marh 3, 2015

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 4.88 (+0.12) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 4.88 (+0.12) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 4.88 (+0.12) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 4.90 (+0.12) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 4.77 (+0.10) West Plains LLC/Gering, 4.75 (+0.05) ... Read More