BQA Producers Forum Open to All Checkoff Investors

Attention all dairymen, cattle farmers and ranchers:  The checkoff-funded Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Producers Forum will be held Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015 from 1-4 ... Read More

Theriot Expected to Have Big Year

Nebraska women's basketball point guard Rachel Theriot was named to the College Sports Madness Preseason All-America Team announced on Sunday, Oct. 19. Theriot, a 6-0 junior from Middleburg Heights, Ohio, claimed a spot on the fourth-team All-America... Read More

How to Carry More Cattle by Making the Land You Have More Productive - Fall Forage Tour

McPHERSON, KS (Oct. 20, 2014) - Cattlemen and producers are invited to the Fall Forage Tour, Friday, October 31, 2014 and Saturday, November 1, 2014. The tour will begin at 1:00 p.m. on both days at the Dale Strickler Farm, one mile south of Courtlan... Read More

Scottsbluff considering expanding trash collection efforts

The Scottsbluff city council Monday evening will discuss expanding their trash collection efforts to include "bulkier items". City Manager Rick Kuckkahn says the council wants to find a way for the city to collect appliances, couches, mattresses a... Read More

Douglas County Farm Bureau Donates to Omaha Children’s Museum Farm Exhibit

OMAHA, NEB. Oct. 2014 – Douglas County Farm Bureau has donated $25,000 to become the lead sponsor of the Omaha Children’s Museum “Once Upon a Farm” exhibit, Larry Hadan, president of the Douglas County Farm Bureau said Oct. 18. “Agricult... Read More

Mother now charged in child cruelty case

A Scottsbluff woman whose boyfriend is accused of beating her 3-year-old daughter has been charged with child abuse by negligence. Twenty-four-year-old Cassandra Miller was arrested after a warrant was issued Friday. Her boyfriend, 25-year-old Cod... Read More

Scottsbluff man charged with sexual assault of girlfriend's daughter

A 22 year old Scottsbluff man has been charged with the sexual assault of his girlfriend's four year old daughter. Howard Red Bear, Jr. will make his first court appearance Monday afternoon after being arrested for second degree sexual assault of ... Read More

Export Exchange this week

Export Exchange 2015 kicks off October 20 in Seattle. The event, sponsored by the U.S. Grains Council and the Renewable Fuels Association, brings export customers to U.S. exporters. Trade teams from 30 top destinations for U.S. corn, barley, sorghum ... Read More

Alumni honored at WNCC banquet Friday

SCOTTSBLUFF, NE <October 17, 2014> -- The Western Nebraska Community College Alumni Association hosted in excess of 150 WNCC alumni and friends of the college at its first annual Alumni & Friends Banquet Friday evening. The Alumni & Fr... Read More

Perdue Farms Antibiotic Free

A Perdue Farms brand is now verified as antibiotic free, made with no antibiotic, ever. The company announced last week its’ Simple Smart brand of fully cooked, frozen breaded products are now USDA Process Verified for being made from chickens rais... Read More

European Farm Groups Asked EU to Approve GM Varieties

Six European farm groups asked the European Union last week to approve eight genetically modified grain varieties to be used in food and feed processing before the current commission leaves office on November 1. The groups said in a joint release tha... Read More