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U.S.-China trade war could hit Brazil in the long run: minister

PARIS (Reuters) - The trade dispute between the United States and China has benefited Brazil so far but could prove harmful long term as higher grain prices will make the Latin American country’s ex... Read More

RFA Announces $1M Fuel Your Knowledge Campaign

WASHINGTON — The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) is gearing up for summer by launching a new $1 million consumer-focused educational campaign called “Fuel Your Knowledge.” The campaign will educate and inform consumers about the proper use o... Read More

Bayer cuts Monsanto synergy target by $300 million due to divestments

BONN (Reuters) - Bayer (BAYGn.DE) said positive synergy effects from the planned takeover of U.S. seeds maker Monsanto (MON.N) would be about $300 million below its previous target because it will sell more businesses than initially expected to get a... Read More

NDA ADVISES CONSUMERS TO WATCH FOR SKIMMER DEVICES AT FUEL PUMPS

LINCOLN — The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) is reminding consumers to pay attention at the pump this Memorial Day weekend and always. Credit card skimmer devices have been discovered in the past by NDA inspectors during routine pump insp... Read More

May 25, 2018

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 4.89 (+0.15) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 4.89 (+0.15) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 4.89 (+0.15) Crossroads Co-op/Gering – 4.89 (+0.15) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 5.16 (+0.15) New Alliance / ... Read More

Trump Appears to Raise New Doubts About US-China Trade Deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump cast doubt Wednesday on the prospects for talks that are designed to head off a trade war between the United States and China. Four days after the two countries suspended plans to impose tariffs on up to ... Read More

Cattle on Feed Report 5-25 *AUDIO*

Released May 25, 2018, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).   Listen to Jerry Stowell of Country Futures take on the report here: http:/... Read More

Memorial Day Grilling Safety Tips

Ahead of Memorial Day weekend here are a few tips to help consumers safely prepare, handle, cook and store their favorite meat and poultry items this weekend. Safety tips for handling and preparing raw meat and poultry include: Wash your hand... Read More

Scottsbluff man charged with sexual assaults of two young girls

A 57 year old Scottsbluff man has been accused of two counts of sexual assaulting two children under the age of 12. Christpher Garcia is charged with first and second degree sexual assault of a child, both felonies. Authorities became aware of ... Read More

Charges dismissed against trooper in 2016 Sheridan County fatal

A special prosecutor has dismissed without comment charges filed against a former Nebraska state trooper at the center of a storm that rocked the State Patrol. The Lincoln Journal-Star reports special prosecutor Joe Stecher dismissed two misdemean... Read More

Most Scotts Bluff County roads now open

County Roads which are now open: Robidoux from Hwy 71 to Cr 20 Cr T from Hwy 71 to Cr 22 (going west from Hwy 71) Cr U from Hwy 71 to Cr 18 (going east from Hwy 71) Cr R from Cr 25 to Cr 25 Prior Openings: Cr 7 South of Hwy 92 Cr 10 South of... Read More