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Federation Invests in Beef Promotion

A successful campaign to drive nationwide sales of fresh beef at retail has resulted in the confirmed movement of more than 270,000 units of fresh ground beef in less than two weeks. Today, the Federa... Read More

Cattlemen Support Nomination of Gov. Perdue to Lead U.S. Department of Agriculture

WASHINGTON - Tracy Brunner, president of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, released the following statement in support of President-elect Trump’s nomination of former Gov. Sonny Perdue to be Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agricultur... Read More

William Reed murder trial postponed again

The trial for a Box Butte County man charged with the murder of his brother has been postponed once again. On Wednesday morning, William Reed's 2nd Degree Murder trial was scheduled to start February 21st. But on Wednesday afternoon, a scheduling ... Read More

Sen. Moran Statement on Secretary of Agriculture Nominee Sonny Perdue

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) released the following statement regarding President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue to lead the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA): “The Secretary of ... Read More

USDA Announces $8.8 Million Available to Support Agriculture Programs at Hispanic Serving Institutions

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture today announced availability of $8.8 million in funding to support agricultural science education at Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs). The Hispanic-Serving Ins... Read More

NBA Scores

NBA Wednesday's Games Charlotte 107, Portland 85 Philadelphia 94, Toronto 89 Washington 104, Memphis 101 New York 117, Boston 106 Detroit 118, Atlanta 95 Houston 111, Milwaukee 92 New Orleans 118, Orlando 98 Golden State 121, Oklahoma City 1... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL Wednesday's Games Winnipeg 6, Arizona 3 Pittsburgh 4, Montreal 1 Detroit 6, Boston 5, SO Edmonton 4, Florida 3, OT San Jose 3, Los Angeles 2 Thursday's Games(equals) Dallas at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m. Ottawa at Columbus, 7 p.m. N.Y. Range... Read More

Huskers lose in final seconds

Lincoln - Tai Webster scored 18 points, including a basket with 34 seconds left to give Nebraska a one point lead, but Ohio State scored with less than one second to play as the Huskers fell 67-66 on Wednesday night at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Evan ... Read More

American Farm Bureau Strongly Endorses Perdue for USDA

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 18, 2017 – The following statement may be attributed to Zippy Duvall, President, American Farm Bureau Federation: “The nomination of former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue for Secretary of Agriculture is welcome news to... Read More

Sasse Statement on Secretary of Agriculture Nominee

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Ben Sasse issued the following statement regarding the news that President-elect Donald Trump will nominate former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue to be Agriculture Secretary. “I look forward to sitting down with Go... Read More

Trump to Name Ex-Georgia Gov. Perdue as Agriculture Secretary

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will name former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue as his nominee for secretary of agriculture on Thursday, a senior transition official said on Wednesday. Perdue, 70, served on Trump's agricultural advisory committee... Read More