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High School Basketball Scores

Thursday's Scores By The Associated Press BOYS BASKETBALL Adams Central 56, Central City 46 Alma 54, Loomis 44 Amherst 85, Gibbon 53 Battle Creek 74, Laurel-Concord/Coleridge 55 Bertrand 68, Ma... Read More

Indiana Selected as Host for 2017 Big Ten Baseball Tournament

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – On Thursday, the Big Ten Conference announced that the 2017 Big Ten Baseball Tournament will be held at Bart Kaufman Field on the campus of Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. The eight-team tournament will take place Ma... Read More

Weekly Ethanol Production At A New All-Time High

According to EIA data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association, ethanol production averaged 1.054 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 44.27 million gallons daily. That is up 5,000 b/d from the week before and a new all-time high. This marks the thi... Read More

Rep. Bacon Statement on Secretary of Agriculture Nominee Sonny Perdue

U.S. Representative Don Bacon (NE-02) released the following statement regarding President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue to lead the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA): “The Secretary of Agriculture... Read More

Jan. 19, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.10 (-0.10) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.10 (-0.10) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.10 (-0.10) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.53 (-0.10) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.53 (-0.10) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Proposed Rule on Biotech a Progressive Step for Plant Breeding Innovation

The American Soybean Association (ASA) responded positively today to a notice of proposed rulemaking from USDA on the regulatory framework for plant breeding innovation. ASA welcomed the proposed rule, which continues to require pre-market approval b... Read More

Panhandle Health Summit attendees urged to improve state's health ranking

The Dean of the University of Nebraska Medical Center's College of Health says the state's health ranking has been declining. Dr. Ali Khan, the keynote speaker for the annual Panhandle Health Summit, told participants at the Gering Civic Center th... Read More

Federation Invests in Beef Promotion

A successful campaign to drive nationwide sales of fresh beef at retail has resulted in the confirmed movement of more than 270,000 units of fresh ground beef in less than two weeks. Today, the Federation of State Beef Councils of the National Cattle... Read More

Info on BNSF South Dakota deaths still sketchy

Although nearly 48 hours later we're still waiting for official word on how two Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad workers came to be hit by a train and killed just north of Edgemont a little before 11:00 Tuesday morning, an industry news service ... Read More

Nebraska chief justice offers stern warning about budget

Nebraska's chief Supreme Court justice is warning that proposed budget cuts to the judicial branch could undermine the state's effort to relieve prison crowding. Chief Justice Michael Heavican said in his annual address to lawmakers Thursday that ... Read More

NMPF Statement on Announcement of Agriculture Secretary Nominee Gov. Sonny Perdue

ARLINGTON, VA – “America’s dairy farmers are looking forward to working with Secretary of Agriculture-designate Sonny Perdue, whose role as the chief advocate for farmers and rural America is absolutely crucial in the new Trump Administration, ... Read More