Bunge analyst: exports outlook 'incredibly strong'

A growing world population, urbanization and rising income will continue to drive investment in commodities, and the link between energy and agriculture will stay strong for years to come, according t... Read More

Small Scale Farming Workshop Nov. 8

Interested in learning how to produce your own food or start a diversified agriculture business on your acreage or in your backyard? UNL Extension will be hosting the third installment of "Small Spaces, Big Potential": a Small Scale Farming Workshop ... Read More

Gering man accused in wife's beating has 1st court appearance

A 37 year old Gering man facing a felony domestic assault charge after allegedly beating and kicking his 26 week pregnant wife had his first appearance in Scotts Bluff County Court Wednesday. John Rodgers is charged with domestic assault on a pregnan... Read More

Johnson Represents NCGA at White House Event on Women in Ag

National Corn Growers Association Past President Pam Johnson joined U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden at the White House Monday for the Dialogue on Women Leaders in Agriculture. More than thirty p... Read More

Incumbent Scottsbluff school board candidates challenged on alternative schooling projects

The incumbent Scottsbluff school board candidates were forced to defend their alternative schooling projects during a lively forum between the six candidates Tuesday evening. Challenger Lee Dick, a retired athletic director at Scottsbluff High Sch... Read More

Aerodynamics receives Airport Authority recommendation

The first step has been taken so passengers flying from Scottsbluff to Denver will be on a 50 seat jet that can complete the flight in less than half an hour. The Scotts Bluff County Airport Authority Board Wednesday chose Atlanta based Aerodynami... Read More

 Deadline to Serve on Pork Checkoff Board of Directors Nears

DES MOINES, IOWA - Oct., 2014 - The Pork Checkoff's Board of Directors is now accepting nominations to fill five three-year terms and one two-year term commencing in July 2015. Nominees may be submitted by state pork producer associations, farm organ... Read More

The Riverside Discovery Center in Scottsbluff has been closed closed to the public since last week in preparation for the annual "Spooktacular" event, which starts tomorrow (Thursday) and runs nightly from 6:30 to 8 p.m. through October 27th. RDC ... Read More

Winter Wheat Farmers Upset Over APH Exclusion

A provision to exclude yields from Actual Production History for farmers affected by severe weather will go into effect for some select spring crops in 2015, USDA announced Tuesday. USDA's rollout comes too late to boost insurance coverage for winte... Read More

Agriculture, Interior Departments partner to measure conservation impacts on water quality

ALTON, Ill., Oct., 2014 - The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) announced a new partnership agreement today that will provide a clearer picture of the benefits of farmers' conservation pract... Read More

EPA Announces Star System for Reducing Pesticide Drift

More stars equals greater potential for reducing spray drift of pesticides in the latest program by the Environmental Protection Agency. The EPA announced Tuesday a new voluntary Drift Reduction Technology program to encourage the use of verified, sa... Read More