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Court Denies Syngenta Appeal Request

The legal battle between farmers and Syngenta over Viptera corn continues. On Wednesday, a federal appeals court denied Syngenta's request to appeal a district court decision that would have establish... Read More

USDA Reports Flash Global Crop Stocks Raised

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- USDA may have befuddled the grain trade with its monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates on Friday because the estimates held pat on U.S. corn, soybean and wheat stocks and use for the 2016-17 crops. However, USDA ... Read More

Milk Prices Poised for Modest Improvement

After a few years of significant challenge the outlook for U.S. milk producers is beginning to improve, according to a new report from CoBank. Despite projected supply increases, milk prices are poised for modest improvement in the years ahead thanks... Read More

New holiday event coming to Riverside Discovery Center

A new holiday event will be taking place at Riverside Discovery Center in Scottsbluff this Christmas season. First State Bank is sponsoring "Wild Lights" today (Fri) and tomorrow from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.  The cost will be $7.00 per person and free f... Read More

Bluffs man wins $34,750 playing Keno at Frontside

Dennis Newens could be Scotts Bluff County's winning-est Keno player in recent memory. In February 2015, Newens won $32,620 playing Keno at Backaracks on a kinged eight spot ticket. At the time, it was the biggest jackpot he had ever won. But t... Read More

Regional West Receives Full Accreditation from The Joint Commission

Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff has once again earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symb... Read More

House Passes Waterways Legislation

Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act by a vote of 360 to 61.  The bill now proceeds to the Senate, which is expected to vote on the measure in the upcoming days.  Included in... Read More

100 people evacuated after motel fire in Ogallala

An early morning fire has destroyed a motel in Ogallala. KOGA Radio reports the fire completely engulfed the Comfort Inn just off I-80. There were no injuries or fatalities. The American Red Cross says  approximately 100 people were evacuated ... Read More

Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation’s Inaugural Grower’s Gala Auction a Success

The Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation held its Inaugural Grower’s Gala on Dec. 5 during the 2016 Nebraska Farm Bureau Annual Convention. The evening was filled with dinner, a live auction, and entertainment by rockabilly duo The Time Burners. The ... Read More

Immigration Crackdown Could Increase Food Prices

A blog by the Washington Post says if President-elect Donald Trump pursues a major crackdown on illegal immigration, prices of some fruits and vegetables may soar higher. Trump has promised a crackdown on the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the... Read More

Most U.S. Farms are Family Operated

A new report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture released this week shows 99 percent of U.S. farms were family farms in 2015. Family farms, according to USDA, are classified as a farm where the principal operator and his or her relatives owned the ... Read More