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April 20, 2018

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 4.15 (-0.12) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 4.15 (-0.12) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 4.15 (-0.12) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.35 (-0.12) New Alliance / Alliance – 4.35 (-0.12) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Two arrested for bypassing Monument gate with stolen car, drugs

Two people who went around the gate at the Scotts Bluff National Monument without paying were arrested Wednesday evening at the top of the Summit Road on drug charges, motor vehicle theft, and other counts. Court documents indicate the responding ... Read More

High Plains Ranch Practicum Now Taking Applications for 2018 Class

The High Plains Ranch Practicum, an in-depth ranch management school in its 12th year, is being offered beginning in June and concluding in November.       This national award-winning livestock program is hosted jointly by the Nebraska Extens... Read More

Cattle on Feed *AUDIO* Jerry Stowell

Cattle on Feed Report 04/20 USDA Actual              Average Guess             Range Cattle on Feed: On Feed April 1    107.0%                              107.5%                 106.5-108.0% Placed in... Read More

Agriculture Committee Includes Sheep in Farm Bill

The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture approved a new edition of the Farm Bill on April 18. The farm bill, HR 2, is required to authorize farm and food program support which expires this fall. The committee wrote strong legisla... Read More

Japan-EU Trade Agreement Threatens U.S. Pork Exports to Japan

The Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service says a Japan-EU trade agreement threatens U.S. pork exports to Japan. Japan and the EU announced finalization of negotiations on the Japan-EU Economic Partnership Agreement in December of... Read More

Katie Camacho named Community Champion for April

First State Bank is pleased to honor this month's Community Champion. Watch to see Katie Camacho honored as the Community Champion for the month of April from First State Bank....... Read More

Bridgeport council dissolves city volunteer unit in EMS management change

The Bridgeport city council Thursday night voted unanimously to approve an ordinance that dissolves the city's emergency response volunteer unit and places emergency responses under the direction of Morrill County Hospital. The council also voted to ... Read More

USDA Announces Senior Level Leadership

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue Thursday announced the selection of senior leaders in several U.S. Department of Agriculture agencies. Perdue appointed Ken Isley as Foreign Agricultural Service Administrator, Joel Baxley as Rural Housing Ser... Read More

Panhandle Health Group replacement providers announced

The Region 1 Behavioral Health Authority Governing Board announced Friday they have selected and entered into contract negotiations with four agencies to provide services currently being offered by Panhandle Health Group offices in Scottsbluff, Kimba... Read More