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Kentucky Farmer Named 2016 National

ST. LOUIS (May 5, 2016) – After nearly two weeks of online voting, America has determined the national winner in Monsanto’s 2016 America’s Farmers Mom of the Year contest. Kentucky farmer Mary C... Read More

 2016 HRW Tour Final Report- Kansas Tour Pegs 382.4 MB Crop

MANHATTAN, Kansas (DTN) -- This year's hard red winter wheat tour was a rubbernecker compared to the previous year. The tour estimated total production would come in around 382.4 million bushels. Scouts estimated Kansas yields will come in at 48.6 b... Read More

Volunteers being recruited for Robidoux Trading Post restoration

Volunteers are being recruited to assist with a project to restore Robidoux Trading Post in Carter Canyon Friday and Saturday as part of National Tourism Week. Gering Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Karla Niedan-Streeks says the ... Read More

Vilsack wants more CRP acres in next farm bill

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says USDA will enroll more than 800,000 acres in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) this year, while expressing hope that Congress will allow for even higher enrollment in the next farm bill. “Our CRP progra... Read More

Participants encouraged to register for 8th annual Suummit to Summit race/walk

The 8th annual Summit to Summit race to benefit Summit Christian College is Saturday, May 14th. The seven mile run or walk starts at Summit Christian College and goes to several areas around the Scotts Bluff National Monument before returning to t... Read More

Ricketts endorses Elmshaeuser in 47th District legislative race

Governor Pete Ricketts Thursday announced his support of Republican candidate Karl Elmshaeuser in the District 47 Legislative race. In a prepared media release Ricketts said Elmshaeuser's "background in rural economic development will make him a k... Read More

Cinco de Mayo activities planned for this weekend

With Cinco de Mayo landing on a Thursday this year, all of the associated celebrations and activities in the Valley are being held this weekend. Events will include the King and Queen Royalty Pageant at the Guadalupe Center in Scottsbluff Friday even... Read More

Are Farm Co-ops Feeling the Pressure to Merge?

What could China possibly have to do with a wave of mergers sweeping American farm co-ops? More than you might think, if you ask Todd Ludwig, CEO of the CFS (Central Farm Service) co-op in Minnesota. “Syngenta is basically the Chinese governm... Read More

Bayard sweeps MAC track titles

Host Bayard swept the Minuteman Athletic Conference track and field titles Wednesday.  For the girls it was a third straight title, and for the boys it was the second consecutive crown. The girls outscored second place Potter-Dix 138-126.5.  Mea... Read More

Convicted TierOne executives ordered to make three million dollars in restitution

Three former bank executives must pay over $3.1 million for their roles in a fraud scheme that led to Lincoln-based bank's collapse. The Lincoln Journal Star reports a judge Wednesday ordered former TierOne CEO Gilbert Lundstrom, former President... Read More

Chadron State hires new men's basketball coach

CHADRON, Neb. - Chadron State College Athletic Director Joel R. Smith announces the addition of Houston Reed to the athletic department staff as head men's basketball coach. "I'm excited about the enthusiasm Houston brings to Eagle men's basketbal... Read More