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PROTECTION RANCH WINS NATIONAL HONOR

The Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) recognized Woolfolk Ranch of Protection as Commercial Producer of the Year during the group's annual convention last week in Loveland, CO. KLA nominated the ranch... Read More

Alliance hosting Clair Conley Memorial legion tournament this weekend

So far this summer the best legion team in the region has been the Alliance First National Spartans. The 22-3 Spartans this weekend are hosting the annual Clair Conley Memorial Tournament. It runs Friday through Sunday at Bower-Shankland Field. ... Read More

New Nebraska Extension Crop Hail Resources

Hail storms, which hit northeastern Harlan county (Huntley) and many regions of Franklin county have wreaked havoc. While Extension research information could not prevent these storms, it might be helpful for those impacted to visit the new Nebraska ... Read More

Platte Valley Companies to acquire American Bank of Sidney

Platte Valley Financial Service Companies has announced they have entered into a definitive agreement today to acquire American Bank of Sidney. Platte Valley Companies President and CEO Hod Kosman says PVC is pleased to add Sidney to their operati... Read More

Vitalix building in Alliance destroyed by early morning fire

A major fire in Alliance early Friday morning has destroyed the Vitalix building on the east edge of town. Firefighters responded to 2692 County Road 57 after one this morning to a blaze that was fully involved. Control of the fire was obtained ar... Read More

Statements on House Farm Bill Passage from Congress & Ag Organizations

Statement from Steve Nelson, President of the Nebraska Farm Bureau:  “While not perfect, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 achieves many of the provisions sought by Nebraska Farm Bureau and its members in a farm bill. The House adopted le... Read More

(Video) Morning Agriculture News Update - June 22, 2018

Susan Littlefield reports on the latest in agriculture news. Story 1: NPPC Testifies on Thailand Trade Issue Story 2: Plant-Based Milk Alternatives Changing Dairy Market Story 2: Grant Awarded for Studying Livestock Antimicrobials Impact ... Read More

Crawford woman gets prison sentence for pasture rental scam

A woman has been given one to three years in prison for her role in a pasture rental scam in the northern Panhandle. Sioux County District Court records say 52-year-old Kelley Heller of Crawford was sentenced June 12 on a felony Conspiracy convict... Read More

Aggie roundup at NCTA

CURTIS, Neb. — Like a rodeo, roping or Sandhills branding, an annual gathering of NCTA alumni can draw a crowd. It’s a fun social event held each June for friends and graduates of not only the ag college, but for alumni and families of the reg... Read More

WNCC athletes earn National and Region IX academic honors

Western Nebraska Community College athletes received national and regional academic accolades recently. Seventeen athletes earned NJCAA Academic honors while achieving a 3.60 grade point average or higher. WNCC had 33 athletes earn Region IX All-Aca... Read More

Nebraska vs Wyoming Six Man All Star Game

Albion will host the 7th Annual Wyoming-Nebraska 6-man Football Shootout on Saturday. The series is tied at 3 wins a piece Nebraska Roster Caleb Werger- Elwood Tyler Wall-Hampton Trystin Gielssen-Hyannis Spencer Leslie-Spalding Academy Issac... Read More