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Perdue Outlines USDA Services in the Event of a Government Shutdown

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue Friday outlined U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) services available in the event of a government shutdown. “USDA is committed to safeguarding life ... Read More

Lori Cox Named as New Executive Director of Nebraska State Fair

The Nebraska State Fair Board made official Friday the announcement of Lori Cox as the new Nebraska State Fair Executive Director. Cox comes from the Big Sky Country State Fair in Montana and an agricultural background. In visiting with the Rural ... Read More

USDA Announces a Near-Record Year for Farm Loans

WASHINGTON,  – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced another year of high activity in its farm loan programs. Hard-working farm families across the country accessed nearly $6 billion in new credit, either di... Read More News: January 19, 2018

Today on News: Local TV legend Jerry Dishong retires after 51 years at the news desk Scotts Bluff National Monument Superintendent Dan Morford weighs in on the affect a government shutdown would have here in Gering Local Soroptimis... Read More

Alliance announces snow emergency

The City of Alliance snow emergency will be in effect from Saturday beginning at 11 p.m. and run through Sunday at Midnight. All residents living on a designated snow route are asked to remove their vehicles from the street. Any vehicles ... Read More

Union Pacific Named Fortune's Most Admired for Eight Consecutive Years

OMAHA, Neb., -- Fortune named Union Pacific the most admired company for the eighth consecutive year, marking the 15thtime in 19 years the company has been named No. 1 among trucking, transportation and logistics leaders. The magaz... Read More

Jan. 19, 2018

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.43 (-0.02) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.43 (-0.02) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.43 (-0.02) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.47 (-0.02) New Alliance / Alliance – 4.47 (-0.02) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Arkansas lawmakers approve ban on disputed herbicide

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas lawmakers on Friday approved banning an herbicide that farmers say has drifted onto crops where it wasn't applied and caused damage, but the prohibition still faces a legal challenge from a maker of the weed killer... Read More

USDA Announces Proposed Rule to Modernize Swine Inspection

WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today announced its continued effort to modernize inspection systems through science-based approaches to food safety. USDA is prop... Read More

4 to 8 inches of snow forecast for Wyo-Braska from pending storm

A winter storm watch has been posted for much of the southern half of Wyoming and the Panhandle through this weekend. The National Weather Service says snowfall will develop across central and southern Wyoming Friday night into Saturday morning an... Read More

Monsanto Earns Spot on Fortune Magazine’s 2018 World’s Most Admired Companies List

ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fortune Magazine has named Monsanto Company to its 2018 World’s Most Admired Companies List for the fifth consecutive year. Monsanto is ranked No. 2 within the company’s industry sector. “We are honored to rec... Read More