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Court to decide if 800K tobacco growers too many for 1 case

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) _ As 800,000 past and present tobacco farmers or their heirs seek part of a $340 million reserve held by a much-shrunken tobacco marketing cooperative, North Carolina's Supreme Cour... Read More

Sidney motel owner convicted on charges stemming from September incident

The co-owner of a Sidney Motel has been convicted on numerous felony charges by a Cheyenne  County jury. 36-year-old Jason Assad was convicted of First Degree False Imprisonment, Terroristic Threats, Use of a Knife to Commit a Felony, Possession ... Read More

Pass the Salt: Beef Cattle Gains Increased in DDGS Study

MANHATTAN, Kan. – A recent Kansas State University study found that providing growing cattle with dried distillers grains (DDGS) plus salt on a self-feeding basis while the animals grazed native pastures helped boost average daily weight gain witho... Read More

New Executive Director takes over at Legacy of the Plains Museum

The new executive director at Legacy of the Plains Museum is excited to finally be on the job. Sandra Reddish was announced as the new director at the organization's annual board meeting last month. Reddish tells KNEB News she is looking forwar... Read More

ICYMI: American Agriculture Community Hails TPA Bill

The headlines say it all."Trade Promotion Authority has agriculture support," one industry magazine reported last week. "Farm organizations laud bipartisan bill to grant trade promotion authority to White House," said another ag publication. Pork,... Read More

April 20, 2015

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 4.68 (+0.04) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 4.68 (+0.04) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 4.68 (+0.04) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 4.67 (+0.03) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 4.57 (+0.03) West Plains LLC/Gering, 4.66 (+0.03) ... Read More

Bill to allow higher Nebraska brand-inspection fees advances

The cost of brand inspections for cattle could rise to $1.10 per head under a bill advanced by Nebraska lawmakers. Senators gave first-round approval Monday to an increase in the maximum fee that the Nebraska Brand Committee can charge. The com... Read More

Suji’s Cuisine USA announces U.S. presence at Nebraska Innovation Campus

The first international company to occupy space at Nebraska Innovation Campus (NIC) was announced today. Food Dreams Made Real (FDMR Inc.), Suji’s Cuisine USA is the newest company to join the NIC family. Suji Park, founder and Chief Inspiration... Read More

GMOs: Now We’re Talking’ provided open discussion on hot topic

More than 75 people attended GMOs: Now We’re Talking Fri., April 17 at River Market Event Place in Kansas City, Missouri. The event, hosted by Kansas Farm Food Connection, included a chef demonstration and a panel discussion on genetically modifie... Read More

SWBC looks to expand by filling 180 more positions

One of Scottsbluff's newest companies is already looking to expand its operations just months after opening up shop. SWBC, a diversified financial services company, is holding a career fair in Scottsbluff to find qualified candidates for 180 open ... Read More

Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation Announces Scholarship Recipients

LINCOLN - The Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation (NCF) is pleased to announce $33,000 in scholarships were awarded to students furthering their education goals in the 2015-2016 academic year. “The Foundation strongly believes in the importance of a s... Read More