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 co... Read More

48th District legislative candidates outline priorities

  The two candidates for the 48th District legislative seat emphasized their employment when they told those attending a candidate forum Tuesday they will help their constituents in different ways. John Stinner and Mike Meister appeared durin... Read More

Huskers Receive Blackshirts

Lincoln, Neb.- The Nebraska football team continued its preparations for its Saturday morning Big Ten conference showdown with Rutgers University on Tuesday afternoon, as the Huskers practiced for nearly two hours inside of the Hawks Championship Ce... Read More

Farm Bill's APH Yield Exclusion to be Implemented in 2015

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Tuesday announced the implementation of a new Farm Bill initiative that will provide relief to farmers affected by severe weather, including drought. The Actual Production History (APH) Yield Exclusion, available nat... Read More

October 21, 2014

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 5.29 (+0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 5.29 (+0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 5.29 (+0.01) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 5.05 (+0.01) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 5.28 (Basis Change) West Plains LLC/Gering, ... Read More

Wyoming gay couples get marriage licenses

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) _ Wyoming has become the latest state to allow same-sex unions, bringing the wave of change to a state where the 1998 beating death of Matthew Shepard galvanized a national push for gay rights. Gay couples began to apply for ma... Read More

October 20, 2014

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 5.28 (-0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 5.28 (-0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 5.28 (-0.01) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 5.04 (-0.01) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 5.22 (Basis Change) West Plains LLC/Gering, 5.21 (... Read More

Carhenge visitation at 47,000 for tourist season

City of Alliance Visitors Bureau Director Kevin Howard says over 47,000 people entered the Carhenge Parking lot in the six month tourist season. Howard says the city installed a car counter in early April to get an accurate number on the attractio... Read More

Variety of Topics in Wind, Solar and Transmission Sessions  at Nebraska Wind and Solar Conference

Lincoln, NE- A variety of topics concerning wind and solar power, as well as transmission issues fill the agenda for the seventh annual Nebraska Wind and Solar Conference being held October 29-30, 2014 at the LaVista Conference Center.  The theme of... Read More

Canada Threatens US With Tariffs

Canada is looking at slapping duties on iconic U.S. products ranging from California wine to ketchup after the World Trade Organization (WTO) found America's meat-labeling laws offside for a third time in five years. A WTO appeal panel ruled that a ... Read More

Skelton: Quality service is the priority when considering airline bids

The Scotts Bluff County Airport Authority will be making a decision Wednesday on which of four airlines submitting essential air service bids to serve the airport with flights between Scottsbluff and Denver for the next two years is the preferred one... Read More