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Ending Section 232 Tariffs for Canada and Mexico a Step in the Right Direction

Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) president Dennis Slater issued the following statement supporting the Trump Administration’s decision to end tariffs on steel and aluminum from Canada an... Read More

Law Enforcement Torch Run This Monday

The public is invited to participate in the Scotts Bluff County Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) for Special Olympics. Runner registration begins at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, May 20, 2019 at the Scotts Bluff National Monument parking lot. The registrat... Read More

Tall Weeds and Overgrown Cover Crops Require Burndown Adjustments

Leave that 4-inch soda can in the truck -- some of the weeds and cover crop cover in the Midwest right now will require a yardstick to measure. The persistent cold, wet weather dogging much of the corn and soybean belt this spring has kept many farm... Read More

Alliance Library Summer Reading Program to Focus on Space with “A Universe of Stories”

Registration for the Alliance Public Library’s summer reading program will begin Thursday May 23. All library patrons, from preschool to adult, are invited to come during regular library hours to sign up for “A Universe of Stories.” The theme i... Read More

Central Arizona farmers seek money for switch to groundwater

Central Arizona farmers were making a last-minute plea Thursday to state lawmakers for $20 million to dig wells and build canals as they prepare to lose access to Colorado River water. With budget talks heating up between legislative leaders and a... Read More

Assessing Your Farm's Financial Management Can Help You Survive Tough Ag Economy

Good times lift both good and bad farm managers, but when profit margins grow slim, farmers with higher levels of business intelligence are more likely to succeed and grow. Agricultural economist Dave Kohl, a professor emeritus at Virginia Tech and ... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Proclaims Nebraska Top Turkey Hunting Destination

Recently, Governor Pete Ricketts signed a proclamation declaring Nebraska the Best Turkey Hunting Destination in the United States, the fourth time he has made such a declaration since 2016. “There are numerous reasons Nebraska is the best place ... Read More

Neuwirths Earn WNCC Friend of College Award

Jim and Cyndi Neuwirth received the Western Nebraska Community College Friends of the College award at WNCC's 87th Annual Commencement last Saturday. The Friend of the College award, which is the highest honor given by WNCC, is presented to a p... Read More

Tyson sues federal agency for $2.4M over hog inspections

Arkansas-based meat processor Tyson Foods is suing a federal agency for $2.4 million, saying it had to destroy 8,000 carcasses because a federal meat inspector lied about checking hogs at a plant in Iowa. Yolanda Thompson, who works for the U.S. D... Read More

Huskers split doubleheader with Wolverines to conclude regular season

Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska baseball team (28-19, 15-8 Big Ten) held Michigan to two hits in a 7-0 win over the Wolverines during the first game of a doubleheader at Hawks Field on Friday afternoon. Leading 1-0, Nebraska scored five runs in the ... Read More

*Audio* Sasse Statement on Distinction Between Chinese Cold War and North American Trade Tensions

U.S. Senator Ben Sasse, an outspoken trade advocate and a China hawk, issued the following statement regarding the Trump Administration’s deal to lift steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico. “China is our adversary; Canada and Mex... Read More