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Statement by Bob Stallman, President,  American Farm Bureau Federation,  Regarding the Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 16, 2015 – “Farmers and ranchers need tax laws that protect their family businesses. They don’t want to be punished for their success. With House passage of the Death Tax... Read More

Obama: Trade politics difficult, but opposition helps China

WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Barack Obama says the politics of international trade have always been difficult, especially within the Democratic Party. But he says U.S. opposition to new trade agreements would give China a leg up in setting the rules f... Read More

NPPC Welcomes Legislation To Renew TPA

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 16, 2015 – Calling it imperative for finalizing free trade agreements that boost U.S. exports and create U.S. jobs, the National Pork Producers Council welcomed today’s introduction of bipartisan legislation granting the p... Read More

Bluffs woman strikes plea deal in forgery case

An 18-year-old Scottsbluff woman has struck a plea deal on a forgery case to avoid going to trial. Jesika Gillett pleaded no-contest to an amended charge of 2nd Degree Forgery (More than $300, Less than $1,000)  on Friday afternoon in Scotts Bluf... Read More

House Votes to Repeal the Death Tax

WASHINGTON (April 16, 2015) – The House voted 240 to 179 today for full repeal of the Death Tax, a tax that is threatening the livelihoods of farmers and ranchers across the country. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association President Philip Ellis s... Read More

Scottsbluff man accused of turning fundraiser into

A $25,000 bond has been set for a Scottsbluff man charged with making Terroristic Threats. 27-year-old Jamal Hans was arrested after sending threatening text messages and Facebook posts. Court documents say Hans spoke about turning a fundraisin... Read More

Christian Lowery sentenced in meth distribution case

A 27-year-old Gering man has been sentenced to spend the next 9 to 15 years in prison. Christian Lowery was sentenced this afternoon on 3 charges of distribution of methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of a school. He was sentenced to serve 3 to 5 ye... Read More

Chairman Conaway: TPA is Important for Agriculture

Today, House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway (R-TX) issued the following statement on the introduction of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation. “TPA will provide our negotiators with the credibility necessary to conclude... Read More

April 17, 2015

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 4.64 (+0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 4.64 (+0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 4.64 (+0.01) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 4.64 (+0.01) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 4.54 (+0.01) West Plains LLC/Gering, 4.63 (+0.... Read More

April 16, 2015

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 4.63 (-0.07) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 4.63 (-0.07) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 4.63 (-0.07) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 4.63 (-0.06) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 4.53 (-0.06) West Plains LLC/Gering, 4.62 (-0.06) ... Read More

April 15, 2015

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 4.70 (-0.07) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 4.70 (-0.07) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 4.70 (-0.07) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 4.69 (-0.08) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 4.59 (-0.08) West Plains LLC/Gering, 4.68 (-0.07) ... Read More