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Groups Respond to Organic Rule Withdrawal

The USDA announced its intent to withdraw the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices final rule. The National Farmers Union supported the intent of the rule, saying it would improve the consistenc... Read More

Post offices in overdrive for busiest shipping week of the year

It is the busiest day of the year at local post offices as we all rush to get packages and cards to their destination before Christmas, Scottsbluff Postmaster Jim Casson says if you wait past today to deliver your packages, you will likely be faci... Read More

FCA Reports on Agricultural Economic Conditions

The Farm Credit Administration released a quarterly report on economic issues affecting agriculture and updated the financial condition of the Farm Credit System. The report says the USDA is predicting farm income will stabilize near its historica... Read More

The Soy Checkoff Is Working To Turn Soybean Oil Into Liquid Gold.

Soybeans are crushed for meal. This unspoken belief permeates the soy value chain, supported by increases in the output of global animal ag operations and past blows to commodity soybean oil in food markets. Some would go as far as describing soybean... Read More

Commissioners to take input on proposed Croell conditional use permit

The Scotts Bluff County Board will hold public hearings this evening on removing the word temporary from conditional use regulations for agricultural zoned districts when it applies to concrete and asphalt batch plants. The change is crucial for Redi... Read More

Coalition Wants Federal Ag Budget to Increase

More than 70 agricultural groups sent a letter to congressional leaders asking for an increase in the agricultural budget for the 2018 Ag Appropriations Bill that Congress is developing. The Hagstrom Report quotes the letter as saying the coalitio... Read More

Commerce's Ross Insists US Is Not Exiting Asia

While the US pulled out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said at an event put on by the Atlantic Council that the US is not pulling out of the region. "We are not withdrawing from Asia," Ross stated. "T... Read More

Huskers Win Big On The Road

San Jose, Calif. - Maddie Simon scored a career-high 20 points to lead a balanced Nebraska attack, as the Huskers rolled to a 81-55 women's basketball victory over San Jose State at the Event Center on Sunday afternoon. Nebraska notched its fourth st... Read More

USDA Sued Over GIPSA Withdrawal

The Organization for Competitive Markets has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture over the withdrawal of the interim final rule, which was an update to the Grain Inspections, Packers, and Stockyards Act of 1921. The OCM sees ... Read More

NHL Scores

    Sunday NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE= Final Winnipeg 4 St. Louis 0 Final Chicago 4 Minnesota 1 Final Calgary 6 Vancouver 1 Final Vegas 5 Florida 2  ...... Read More

NBA Scores

Sunday NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION= Final Toronto 108 Sacramento 93 Final Detroit 114 Orlando 110 Final Indiana 109 Brooklyn 97 Final Cleveland 106 Washington 99    ...... Read More