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Thunderstorms bring rain, hail, damaging winds

A couple of waves of thunderstorms blew across eastern Wyoming and western Nebraska yesterday and last evening. The earlier round brought rain, hail and strong winds to many areas including half in... Read More

ChemChina Promises Growth

BASEL, Switzerland (DTN) -- Syngenta and its new owner, ChemChina, wasted little time basking in the satisfaction of a long-fought acquisition. ChemChina Chairman Ren Jianxin explains his goals for Syngenta's growth during a press conference a... Read More

Jail calls from Lexington helps FBI nab

Authorities say a Montana man accused of shooting at a Kansas state trooper is a bank robber dubbed "the AK-47 bandit" by the FBI. Stephen Woolery, special agent in charge of the FBI in Los Angeles, said Tuesday that Richard Gathercole of Roundup,... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

Major League Baseball Tuesday  scores INTERLEAGUE= Final Tampa Bay 4 Pittsburgh 2, 10 Innings Final L.A. Dodgers 4 L.A. Angels 0 Final Philadelphia 8 Seattle 2 ___= AMERICAN LEAGUE= Final Baltimore 3 Toronto 1 Final Boston 9 Minneso... Read More

Florida knocks off LSU for first ever CWS crown

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Florida scored four runs in the eighth inning to pull away from LSU, and the Gators beat their Southeastern Conference rival 6-1 Tuesday night to complete a two-game sweep in the College World Series finals for their first national... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Announces Ag Director to Celebrate Arrival of Nebraska Beef in China

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) Director Greg Ibach will be in Beijing and Shanghai June 29-30, 2017 to celebrate the arrival of Nebraska beef into China for the first time in 14 years... Read More

Gering council member says

Gering council member Ben Backus says the process the city uses to review potential new businesses coming to town needs to be examined. Backus asked a number of questions Monday about the process the city was using to review Croell, Incorporated's... Read More

Gov. Ricketts, Nebraska Ag & Business Groups Applaud WOTUS Repeal

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts and Nebraska agriculture and business groups applauded an announcement by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt that the Trump Administration had finalized the repeal of the 2015 Wa... Read More

Brazil Cattle Farmers Pay Price for JBS Graft as Giant Buying Less

On the flat green pastures of Brazil’s Mato Grosso state, ranchers are witnessing firsthand what happens when the biggest cattle buyer stumbles. JBS SA, the nation’s meat-producing powerhouse, used to buy almost half of the Mato Grosso cattle ... Read More

NCTA ranks in Top 30 trade schools

Curtis, Neb. – The two-year technical agriculture college at Curtis, Nebraska, has again gained national attention with a ranking by Forbes business magazine. The Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture, which is part of the University of Nebr... Read More

U.S. Wheat Organizations Share Positions on NAFTA with USTR

Today, the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) CEO Chandler Goule and U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) Director of Policy Ben Conner testified to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) on modernizing the North American Free Trade Agre... Read More