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NAWG Applauds Senate Ag Committee for Holding Hearing to Examine Farm Economy

Washington, D.C. (May 25, 2017) – Today, the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry held a hearing to examine the farm economy in rural America. Members heard testimony from USDA C... Read More

Fifth person arrested, charged in Gering abduction

The fifth and last person to be arrested and accused of being part of a group that abducted a man and tied him to a chair overnight on April 27th will face formal charges later today. 34 year old Timothy Becker of Scottsbluff is charged with robbe... Read More

Senate Passes Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Address Agro-Terrorism Threats to Nation’s Food Supply

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Senate approved legislation to address the threat of agro-terrorism and ensure the safety of the U.S. food supply. The legislation was introduced by U.S. Sens. Pat Roberts (R-KS), Chairman of the Senate Agriculture Commi... Read More

Nebraska Extension Releases Grain Marketing Plan App

Lincoln, Nebraska, May 25, 2017 – A new mobile application from Nebraska Extension aims to help farmers manage their operations in a rapidly changing price environment. The free Grain Marketing Plan app is available on iPhone and iPad devices for u... Read More

Scottsbluff man faces likely prison sentence on meth distribution charge

25 year old Michael Goodro of Scottsbluff is facing a likely prison sentence after he was convicted Wednesday of possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver. Goodro, who was already on probation, was arrested in June after police found a ... Read More

Area 4-hers raise funds for fencing in Garden County

4-H members in the Panhandle Extension District teamed up with volunteers, Bomgaars and other merchants and schools in late April and early May to help raise more than $8,000 to help restore fences destroyed by the March 16 fire near Ash Hollow. 4... Read More

Corn Replant Nears Historic Levels

How bad has this spring been for corn planting? Bad enough that some seed companies are now getting calls requesting a second round of replant corn, and the planting season is far from over. "As far as I know, this will be an historic replant year,... Read More

Strong Offense Powers NU to 15-9 Win Over Purdue

Bloomington, Ind. – The Nebraska baseball team (35-18-1) opened the Big Ten Tournament with a 15-9 win over Purdue (29-26) on a rainy Wednesday night at Bart Kaufman Field. Junior right-hander Jake Hohensee made his 14th start of the season, and... Read More

Legion Baseball Roundup

Here's a rundown of the legion baseball action from Wednesday night. Alliance 6, Gering PVC 3...KNEB had coverage of this matchup on as Alliance evened up their record at 1-1. Gering scored three times in the first inning but that was it. ... Read More

Marshall meets with Ag Secretary and USTR

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D., issued the following statement following a House Ag Committee roundtable with USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue, and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer: "Today's committee roundtable was a gr... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

Wednesday scores INTERLEAGUE= Final Toronto 8 Milwaukee 4 Final Oakland 4 Miami 1 Final Arizona 8 Chi White Sox 6 Final Cincinnati 4 Cleveland 3 Final Washington 5 Seattle 1 ___= AMERICAN LEAGUE= Final Minnesota 4 Baltimore 3 Final N-... Read More