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Angus Genetics Showcased at 2019 National Western Angus Carload & Pen Show

Angus producers competed for top honors during the 2019 National Western Stock Show (NWSS) Angus Carload & Pen Show, Jan. 19 in Denver, Colo. Three carloads and 30 pens-of-three were showcased in ... Read More

Survey: Only 1-in-5 Consumers Think Plant-Based Imitators Should be Called Milk

ARLINGTON, Va. – With only six days to go before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) comment period on fake milks ends, new consumer research shows Americans widely disapprove of dairy terms being appropriated by fake-milk producers, as wel... Read More

Northam awards grants to preserve farmland

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's administration is giving grants to six local governments that will be used to preserve farmland. Northam recently announced that the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services was awarding more than $633,000 to A... Read More

Hemp poised for another growth spurt in Kentucky *VIDEO*

Freed from the list of federally banned substances, hemp is about to have another growth spurt in Kentucky.  The state's agriculture commissioner said Tuesday that his department has approved 1,035 applications to produce up to 42,086 acres (17,000... Read More

Former EWC President named interim Goshen County Schools Superintendent

The former president at Eastern Wyoming College has been tapped to temporarily take on the superintendent's duties at the Goshen County School District later this year. Board of Trustees Chair Katherine Patrick says Dr. Richard Patterson will assu... Read More

Bunge Names Gregory A. Heckman Acting Chief Executive Officer

Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), a leader in agriculture, food and ingredients, today announced that Board member Gregory A. Heckman, a seasoned agribusiness executive, has been appointed Acting Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. He replaces So... Read More

Nebraska senators maintain status quo on filibusters

Nebraska lawmakers aren't likely to make any changes this year to rules that determine how long senators can mount a filibuster to block bills they oppose. A proposal to change the legislative rule was withdrawn Tuesday after lawmakers debated the... Read More

Western Nebraska Football Club weekend results

Over the weekend of January 18-20th several teams from Western Nebraska Football Club participated in the Winter Classic Indoor Soccer Tournament in Rapid City South Dakota: WNFC U8 Boys (Fightin Penquins) 2-1 Coach Nate Rock: WNFC U10 Girls (F... Read More

Soil Health Institute Selects Seven Scientists, Begins Sampling Phase of North American Project to Evaluate Soil Health Measurements

The Soil Health Institute (SHI), the nonprofit organization charged with safeguarding and enhancing soil health, has selected six project scientists and a statistician/database manager to oversee evaluation of soil health indicators at more than 12... Read More

Goshen Schools Trustees take pulse on 4-day school week proposal

The Goshen County Schools Board of Trustees heard a lot of comments to consider Monday night as parents, patrons and teachers voiced their opinions on the 4-day school week being proposed by district administration. Based on current schedules, adm... Read More

District 11 FFA contest results from NCTA

CURTIS, Neb. – Sixteen FFA chapters from southwest Nebraska brought 275 students to competitions last month in Curtis. The Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture hosts district contests several times each year for high school FFA students. ... Read More