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Bacon Shortage Unlikely Despite Record-Low U.S. Pork Belly Stocks

A second straight month of record low U.S. pork belly inventories in January will likely intensify speculation about a potential national bacon shortage, but analysts said more supply will soon be ava... Read More

Plains HRW is Generally Dry and Vulnerable to Frost Damage

USDA reported state planted area statistics for hard red winter (HRW), soft red winter (SRW) and soft white (SW) winter wheat in its Jan. 12 Winter Wheat and Canola Seeding Report. At this week’s Wheat Quality Council and Plains Grains Inc. board m... Read More

Alliance begins vetting finalists for city manager

The Alliance city council has begun the vetting process on the five finalists for the city manager. Interim City Manager Rick Kuckkahn says the council is completing initial "Skype" interviews this week with the candidates to gain a first impressi... Read More

NSP, Trucking Association, Launch Trooper in a Truck Program

The Nebraska State Patrol and the Nebraska Trucking Association are starting a new collaborative safety project called “Trooper in a Truck.” The statewide project is designed to identify and address unsafe driving behaviors in and around larg... Read More

Feb. 23, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.25 (steady) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.25 (steady) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.25 (steady) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.68 (-0.01) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.68 (-0.01) Frenchman Va... Read More

Russian String Orchestra to perform at Midwest Theater Monday evening

The Russian String Orchestra, which includes some of Russia's finest young string players, will perform at the Midwest Theater Monday evening as part of the Theater's Performing Arts Series. Founded in 1991, the orchestra has carved a niche for it... Read More

HS basketball: Morrill girls game moved to Saturday, tonight's schedule

KNEB just received word that the girls D1-6 District final between Morrill and Dundy County-Stratton originally scheduled for tonight has been postponed to Saturday. The game will start at 7 p.m. at Paxton High School. Two other games scheduled fo... Read More

R-CALF To Hold Producer Meetings In Missouri

R-CALF USA CEO Bill Bullard will continue his group's speaking tour March 7-9 in Missouri to discuss the fundamental changes his group says are needed to prevent the U.S. cattle industry from being "chickenized" by the handful of remaining multinatio... Read More

Ag Industry Execs Brace for More Low Returns, Volatile Trade

While it's true that the farm economy has historically cycled through ups and downs with some regularity, don't expect to ride the up cycle anytime soon. That was the message from Rajiv Singh, Rabobank's North American wholesale CEO. Based on the co... Read More

Sasse Offers New EPA Administrator 100 Day Agenda

Fremont, NE - Today, U.S. Senator Ben Sasse sent Scott Pruitt, the newly confirmed administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), a letter inviting the administrator to Nebraska and outlining a constitutional, pro-growth agenda for the f... Read More

Chairman Roberts Listens to Kansas Producers at Manhattan Hearing on Farm Bill

MANHATTAN, Kan.,– Continuing his commitment to put the concerns of farmers and ranchers first, U.S. Senator Pat Roberts, R-Kan., Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry today held the first hearing on the 2018 ... Read More