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NCBA Urges Congress to Support Trade Promotion Authority

WASHINGTON (April 16, 2015) – Today, Senators Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) introduced Trade Promotion Authority legislation, which establishes concrete rules for international trade n... Read More

WHP Administrator announces pending retirement

Col. John Butler, administrator of the Wyoming Highway Patrol since 2012, has announced he will retire effective June 1st. “This was a very difficult decision for me and my family after spending 29 3/4 years of my life serving the citizens of th... Read More

Agriculture Hall of Fame to reopen again with new hopes

BONNER SPRINGS, Kan. (AP) _ Like many farmers, the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame struggles to hold on from one year to the next. After being closed last year except for special events, the 50-year-old hall in Bonner Springs will re... Read More

Farm Bureau Supports Trade Promotion Authority Bills

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 16, 2015— Expanding international trade is vital to the success of America’s farmers and ranchers. To make that expansion happen, Congress must approve trade promotion authority, the American Farm Bureau Federation said to... Read More

Cougar baseball drops two in Lamar

LAMAR, Colo. -- The Western Nebraska Community College dropped an Empire Conference doubleheader to Lamar Community College Saturday afternoon in Lamar, Colo. In the opener, the Cougars faced former Scottsbluff High's Eric Moreno, falling 5-4 in a... Read More

ASA Lauds Bipartisan Bill to Grant TPA to White House

WASHINGTON (April 16, 2015) – The American Soybean Association (ASA) praised the introduction of a bipartisan bill that will extend trade promotion authority (TPA) to President Barack Obama. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) an... Read More

Huskers Fall to Buckeyes, 2-1, in Extras

Lincoln – On a day when both starting pitcher took the mound in the 10th inning, the No. 23 Nebraska baseball team (29-12, 6-5 Big Ten) dropped its first extra-inning game of the year and saw its six-game winning streak against the Ohio State B... Read More

USDA Reminds Farmers to Certify Conservation Compliance by June 1 Deadline

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 16, 2015 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds farmers that the 2014 Farm Bill requires producers to file a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification form (AD-1026) with their loc... Read More

Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on the Introduction of Legislation to Support Trade Promotion Authority

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2015 -- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today released the following statement: "U.S. agriculture applauds the introduction of Trade Promotion Authority legislation today. We look for quick action by Congress to provide the... Read More

Huskers Run-Rule Wildcats, 10-2

Lincoln - A seven-run fifth inning powered the Nebraska softball team to a 10-2 run-rule victory over the Northwestern Wildcats on Friday at Bowlin Stadium. Nebraska held a slim 3-2 lead entering the bottom of the fifth before batting around and s... Read More

Strong turnout for Spring up the Bluff revival

Mother Nature cooperated Saturday morning as an annual relay race started up again after a three-year hiatus. Approximately 50 runners and walkers participated in the Spring up the Bluff relay race at Scotts Bluff National Monument. The NEXT Young... Read More