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 c... 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

Waste from Love Canal disaster to be incinerated in Kimball

About 1,000 tons of contaminated soil from the Love Canal environmental disaster in New York is being shipped by rail to Kimball for incineration after backlash over a disposal plan in Canada. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that Glenn Springs Ho... Read More

USDA Withdraws Proposed GMO Regulation Rule

USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is withdrawing its 2008 proposed rule that would have amended the regulations regarding the introduction (importation, interstate movement, and environmental release) of certain genetically en... Read More

Fischer to Keynote Nebraska LEAD Banquet March 13

Lincoln, Neb., March 2, 2015 --  U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer of Nebraska will be the keynote speaker at the annual Nebraska LEAD (Leadership Education/Action Development) Program recognition banquet March 13. Fischer’s address will provide insight on... Read More

Statewide Food Drive Campaign Aims to Raise 85,000 Meals for Kansas Families

Manhattan, Kan. – The Neighbor to Neighbor statewide food drive launched today to support our neighbors in need and reduce hunger in Kansas communities. Harvesters-The Community Food Bank in Topeka, Kan. hosted state leaders, including Governor Sam... Read More

IP-based dispatch system working well; now paid for

Scotts Bluff County Commissioners Monday approved final payment for the MAX Dispatch system, which has been in use at the Communications Center since last June. The Zetron MAX system employs advanced next generation IP-based features and functionalit... Read More

March 2, 2015

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 4.76 (-0.14) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 4.76 (-0.14) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 4.76 (-0.14) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 4.78 (-0.14) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 4.67 (-0.14) West Plains LLC/Gering, 4.70 (-0.12) ... Read More

Chadron selects new airline for Denver flights

The Chadron City Council on Monday night formally recommended to the federal Department of Transportation that Boutique Air of San Francisco be awarded the Essential Air Service subsidy contracts for service to Denver from Chadron and Alliance. The A... Read More

Gering man accused of assaulting inmate

A Gering man who is serving the maximum sentence on a crime he pleaded 'no contest' to in December is now facing a new charge. 23-year-old John Marsh is accused of injuring Scotts Bluff County Detention Center inmate Stephen Engelhart on February ... Read More

Health Advisory, Safety Tips Issued For Flint Hills Burning Season

TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) reminds Kansans that early March through the end of April is the time when large areas of the state’s Flint Hills rangeland are burned, a practice that can impact air quality. ... Read More