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Only Three Percent of High School and College Students Are Aware of Ag Job Prospects

While agriculture has become a hot sector for job growth (USDA Employment Opportunities Report, 2015), a just-released survey shows only 13 percent of high school and college students are interested i... Read More

October Pork Exports Largest Since 2014; Beef Exports Remain Strong

U.S. pork and beef exports continued to build momentum in October, with both achieving double-digit increases from a year ago, according to statistics released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF). October pork exports t... Read More

Nationwide search nets quality applicants for top job at RDC

A new Executive Director for the Riverside Discovery Center could be in place within the next couple of months as the nationwide search narrows. RDC Board President Martin Mickey told KNEB News the A.Z.A. helped with the placement of ads before th... Read More

Low temperatures in region plunge to -30

Temperatures around the region early this morning ranged from lows of -2 in Chadron to -30 in Casper. The temperature in Casper even at nine Thursday morning was still -24. The low temperature in Scottsbluff this morning was -9 Other temperatur... Read More

2017 Offutt Air Show canceled due to increased operational demand

Officials with Offutt Air Force Base south of Omaha say the base's popular annual air show and open house set for next summer has been canceled. The base's 55th Wing sent a news release Wednesday announcing the cancellation of the 2017 Defenders o... Read More

Winning lottery ticket sold in Gering

Nebraska Lottery officials confirm a Gering woman has won a $22,000 playing the 2by2 game. Nancy Batt purchased the winning ticket at the Cyclone Express Mart on 10th Street in Gering. Lottery spokesman Neil Watson says Batt's numbers matched t... Read More

Statement by AFBF President Zippy Duvall, Regarding Appointment of New EPA Chief

“President-elect Trump’s selection of Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency is welcome news to America’s farmers and ranchers—in fact, to all who are threatened by EPA’s regulatory overreach—and should help provide a ne... Read More

Wendy's Joins U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef

DUBLIN, Ohio, /PRNewswire/ --  Wendy's® announced its partnership with the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef and a commitment to advancing sustainability efforts throughout the U.S. beef value chain. With a forty-six year commitment to serving o... Read More

Creighton Beats Nebraska Again

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Maurice Watson Jr. scored a season-high 25 points, Cole Huff added 13 and No. 10 Creighton dominated the second half in a 77-62 victory over in-state rival Nebraska on Wednesday night. The Bluejays (9-0) have won 15 of 18 meeting... Read More

NBA Scores

NBA Wednesday's Games Boston 117, Orlando 87 Charlotte 87, Detroit 77 Atlanta 103, Miami 95 Brooklyn 116, Denver 111 Cleveland 126, New York 94 Houston 134, L.A. Lakers 95 Milwaukee 115, Portland 107 Sacramento 120, Dallas 89 Indiana 109, P... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL Wednesday's Games Minnesota 3, Toronto 2 Washington 4, Boston 3, OT Anaheim 6, Carolina 5, SO Ottawa 4, San Jose 2 Thursday's Games(equals) St. Louis at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m. Edmonton at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Colorado at Boston, 7 p.m. ... Read More