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Horned Frogs advance in CWS

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Sean Wymer struck out national player of the year Brendan McKay in two key situations while pitching 4 1/3 innings of shutout relief, and TCU was on the right side of two close play... Read More

Train partially derails in Mitchell

Crews with Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad are working on cleaning up following a partial train derailment in downtown Mitchell. On Thursday afternoon, an train carrying gravel partially toppled, causing the 19th Avenue crossing to be close... Read More

Farmers and Ranchers Have One Week Left to Sign Up to Receive the 2017 Census of Agriculture

New farmers and ranchers, and those not previously contacted by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), have until the end of June to ensure they are represented in this year’s Census of Agriculture. To receive a census questionnaire t... Read More

House Agriculture Committee Features University Leaders in Agricultural Research

Washington, D.C.—Today, the House Agriculture Committee held a hearing to discuss investments in agricultural research as a continuation of the committee’s hearing series on preparing for the next farm bill. Chairman K. Michael Conaway (TX-11) an... Read More

June 22, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.83 (Steady) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.83 (Steady) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.83 (Steady) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.93 (Steady) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.93 (Steady) Frenchman ... Read More

Cheyenne County man gets lengthy prison sentence for burglary

A 28-year-old Dix man receives a lengthy prison sentence this morning in Cheyenne County District Court for burglarizing buildings on two rural farmsteads and for possessing multiple firearms as a convicted felon. Charles Meister was sentenced to... Read More

Burn without concern

The USDA Forest Service in the Boundary Waters Canoe Wilderness Area (BWCWA) will continue to use controlled burns without worrying about fish health in associated watersheds, researchers say. “Fire is a part of this community,” said soil scie... Read More

CFTC fines U.S. cattle futures traders $5 million

U.S. futures regulators fined a Memphis trading firm and three associates $5 million on Wednesday for using a manipulative tactic in CME Group Inc's (CME.O) cattle futures, a market grappling with extreme volatility. The Commodity Futures Trading ... Read More

Smith waiting on details before supporting Republican Health Care plan

U.S. Senate Republicans have unveiled the text of their draft healthcare bill today as senators struggle over issues such as the future of the Medicaid program and lowering insurance costs. Republicans have been working for weeks behind closed doo... Read More

Nordeen: Panhandle Big Horn Sheep numbers going in opposite directions

Nebraska Game and Parks wildlife biologist Todd Nordeen says agency is trying to determine why the Big Horn sheep herds in the Wildcat Hills south of Gering are doing much better than the  Pine Ridge herds  in terms of numbers. Nordeen told the ... Read More

NAGC Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

The National Agricultural Genotyping Center, championed by the National Corn Growers Association, marks its one-year anniversary today and it does so with a significant list of accomplishments of importance to corn farmers. NAGC's mission is to ... Read More