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Gering council approves keno recommendations

The Gering city council Monday night approved with little comment  five recommendations from the city's Keno Committee. Approved was $14,000 to help purchase a new heating unit for the Legacy of t... Read More

NPPC Commends USDA for Maintaining Essential Livestock Market Programs

WASHINGTON, D.C.,  – Two U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs critical to the continuity of livestock market operations will continue during the current federal government shutdown. The Livestock Mandatory Reporting (LMR) program, mana... Read More

Nebraska Farmer Joins Mission to South Korea

LINCOLN, Neb. - As U.S. policy makers rethink the nation’s trade relationships around the world, a group of U.S. farmers recently visited South Korea to celebrate the 45th anniversary of one of the most successful trade relationships for American ... Read More

Inmate facing additional charges after punching corrections officer

An inmate at the Scotts Bluff County Jail is facing additional charges after assaulting a corrections officer Friday afternoon. Court documents say 31 year old Orrey Pickering is accused of striking the corrections officer in the mouth when he ref... Read More

Farmland Values Stabilize in 2017 in Grain Belt States

OMAHA, NE – Farmland values in the grain belt states served by Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica) stabilized in 2017, a reflection of continued market demand for quality land. Sales of higher quality farm ground contributed to an uptick ... Read More

Palmer Shares Big Ten Honor

Lincoln – Nebraska guard James Palmer Jr. was honored Monday afternoon, as he was selected as the Big Ten’s Co-Player of the Week. He shared the award with Purdue’s Carsen Edwards for games during the week of Jan. 15-21. Palmer earned the ac... Read More

Bill would let Nebraska prisoners get ID before release

Nebraska lawmakers have advanced a bill that would give prisoners a chance to get a state identification card or renew their driver's license before their release. The measure won first-round approval Monday on a 35-0 vote. Supporters say the m... Read More

Jan. 22, 2018

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.44 (+0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.44 (+0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.44 (+0.01) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.48 (+0.01) New Alliance / Alliance – 4.48 (+0.01) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Prepare for winter driving

When I think about the perils associated with winter travel, I think about my dad’s simple, but sound advice, “Stay off the roads.” Dad lived by this creed for more than 70 years in northwestern Kansas. He’d seen his share of blowing a... Read More

US Government Report Strengthens Consensus on Biodiesel Benefits

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - A new study on biodiesel’s lifecycle energy and greenhouse gas (GHG) emission effects updates and reaffirms the long-understood benefits of using the renewable fuel. The study is the latest in the significant body of transpare... Read More

NAWG President: Government Shutdown Has Implications for Wheat Farmers Across the Country

Washington, D.C. –  NAWG President and Outlook, MT farmer Gordon Stoner made the following statement: “Funding the government is a basic charge of Congress, and failing to do so impacts farmers across the country. “Shutting down the gove... Read More