USDA Weekly Crop Progress Corn 7% Harvested; Soybeans 3%

OMAHA (DTN) -- Forty-two percent of the nation's corn crop had reached maturity as of Sept. 21 and 7% of the crop had been harvested, according to USDA's latest weekly Crop Progress and Condition repo... Read More

WHO Monitoring New Threat to Animal Health and the Poultry Industry

A new strain of bird flu is being closely monitored by the World Health Organization and other groups on animal health as it is being considered a new threat to animal health and the poultry industry. the H5N6 strain of avian influenza first reported... Read More

Woodhead to miss rest of the year

Chargers coach Mike McCoy says running back Danny Woodhead has a broken lower right leg and will miss the rest of the season. Woodhead was hurt on the first drive of the Chargers' 22-10 win at Buffalo. He was stopped after a 1-yard gain by diving def... Read More

General Mills Shareholders Urged to Vote Against No GMO Proposal

Shareholders of General Mills are set to vote Tuesday  on a company proposal to remove genetically modified organisms from its products. The National Center for Public Policy Research is urging the investors to vote down the proposal during the annu... Read More

Mayo:

Gering Mayor Edf Mayo says he is sympathetic to those on fixed incomes who will now deal with a nearly six percent increase in utility rates, but maintains they are necessary to cover increased costs. The Gering council Monday night approved ordinanc... Read More

US Airstrikes Under Way in Syria

(WASHINGTON) -- American airstrikes against ISIS targets are under way in Syria, according to a Pentagon official. "I can confirm that U.S. military and partner nation forces are undertaking military action against ISIL terrorists in Syria using ... Read More

Legacy of the Plains part of Smithsonian's

GERING, Nebr. – Sept. 22, 2014 – Legacy of the Plains Museum will open its doors free of charge on Sept. 27 as part of the Smithsonian magazine’s tenth annual Museum Day Live! A nationwide event, Museum Day Live! offers free admission to visito... Read More

Morgan Stanley fuels doubts over US corn, soy acreage data

So just how much corn and soybeans did US farmers plant this year? Morgan Stanley stoked ideas grew that officials may be overstating estimates for US soybean and, in particular, corn plantings by on Monday underlining a lower estimate for planti... Read More

Prosecutors: Meth was sold from Denver taco wagon

Authorities say a Colorado drug ring was selling methamphetamine out of a taco wagon after importing it from Mexico through California. The Colorado Attorney General's Office said Monday 15 people were arrested and two others are being sought on ... Read More

September 22, 2014

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney,                   4.83 (Steady) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport,         4.83 (Steady) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman,                   4.83 (Steady) Farmers Co-Op/Hemi... Read More

Three Huskers named as top prospects

Lincoln – A total of three Huskers have been named to Baseball America’s Top Prospect List from across 20 summer leagues and Team USA. Sophomore Ryan Boldt (Northwoods), senior pitcher Josh Roeder (Coastal Plains) and senior catcher Tanner Lubac... Read More