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Early-Season Outlook for Wheat Diseases

Stripe rust and leaf rust: The rust diseases are some of the most important diseases in the state and annually cause more yield loss than most other diseases of wheat. The rust diseases often become e... Read More

WNCC, Miles split doubleheader

The Western Nebraska Community College baseball team split a Empire Conference Region IX doubleheader Saturday at Cleveland Field with Miles Community College. Claude Bova tossed a complete-game, 3-hitter in leading the Cougars to a 7-0 win. The s... Read More

Agate Fossil Beds National Monument visitation up in 2016

Staff at Harrison's Agate Fossil Beds National Monument say they had more than a 17 percent  increase in visitation from 2015 to 2016. The Monument had 13,264 visitors in 2015 and 15,555 in 2016. Visitation numbers at National Park sites across... Read More

Huskers Sweep Doubleheader, Take Series at Cal Poly

San Luis Obispo, Calif. – The Nebraska baseball team (12-10, 0-0 Big Ten) swept a doubleheader from the Cal Poly Mustangs (8-15, 0-0 Big West) on Saturday at Baggett Stadium and took the series 3-1. Nebraska held off late rallies from the Mustangs ... Read More

Nebraskans encouraged to vote for a state reptile

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is hoping to raise awareness for the state’s reptile species by encouraging all citizens to vote for a state reptile. Nebraska’s state symbols include western meadowlark, white-tailed deer, goldenrod, honey... Read More

ASA Supports National Biodiesel Board Anti-Dumping Petition

The American Soybean Association (ASA) has signaled its support for an anti-dumping and countervailing duty petition filed yesterday by the National Biodiesel Board (NBB). The petition alleges that Argentine and Indonesian companies are flooding the ... Read More

Five people arrested on drug charges in Chadron

A traffic stop shortly before midnight Thursday night in Chadron resulted in the arrests of 5 people on drug charges. All are currently in custody at the Dawes County Jail with bond pending. Police Chief Tim Lordino says officer Brewer Newton stop... Read More

USDA Sec. Designate Pledges Support for Cuba Trade in Senate Hearing

Yesterday, President of Engage Cuba, James Williams praised U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary designate Sonny Perdue for publicly supporting expanded trade with Cuba in his hearing before the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry C... Read More

Farmer's Cooperative announces expansion and renovations

HEMINGFORD - Farmer's Cooperative Elevator Company in Hemingford has announced three capital projects of more than $3,400,000 to be done this spring and summer. The first project will be an expansion at the Mirage Flats facility. "We built two ... Read More

Track and field Binfield Invite results

Scottsbluff hosted the Binfield Invite on Friday afternoon, with North Platte, Torrington, Cheyenne East, and Lingle Ft. Laramie all in town competing at Bearcat Stadium. No team scores were kept. Scottsbluff picked up 9 first place finishes to... Read More

USCA Affirms Support for Farmer Fair Practices Rules in Public Comments

On Friday, the United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) submitted public comments on the Farmer Fair Practices Rules on behalf of its nationwide membership of cow-calf producers, feedlot operators and backgrounders. USCA stands firm in it it... Read More