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Sasse Introduces Livestock Haulers Legislation

Washington, D.C. -- U.S. Senator Ben Sasse led a bipartisan group of Senators in introducing the Transporting Livestock Across America Safely Act. Currently, overly strict trucking regulations from th... Read More

Farmers Step up Efforts to Reduce Food Waste

Topics like emerging cuisines, ingredients, restaurant themes, grocery store formats and cooking techniques often dominate food trend discussions. But another trend – reducing food waste – is cutting across all segments of the food industry, from... Read More

Still time to register a booth for Sugar Valley Arts and Crafts festival

There is still time to register for a booth at the 39th annual Sugar Valley Arts and Crafts Festival scheduled June 2nd and 3rd at Gardner Park, 11th and T Streets, in Gering. Organizer Terry Bonds says 10' X 15' booths are only $55 for the two da... Read More

USDA Invests $256 Million in Water Infrastructure in Rural Communities

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 23, 2018 – Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $256 million in 81 projects (PDF, 233 KB) to improve water and wastewat... Read More


Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 4.77 (+0.11) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 4.77 (+0.11) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 4.77 (+0.11) Crossroads Co-op/Gering – 4.77 (+0.11) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 5.09 (+0.08) New Alliance / ... Read More

Torrington officials to meet with another candidate for Police Chief

Torrington city officials tomorrow will meet with another candidate for Police Chief with the hope that he is the man who will take over the job on a permanent basis. David Hulshizer had accepted the job but a week later he told the city he was de... Read More

Farmers for Free Trade Suggestions on Improving China/U.S. Trade Relations

Farmers for Free Trade call the framework of a trade agreement between the U.S. and China as a good first step toward ending tensions that have hurt American agriculture. The group applauds the Trump Administration’s focus on supporting U.S. agr... Read More

WNCC Cougar Golf Classic set for June 9th

The Western Nebraska Community College Cougar Golf Classic is set for Saturday June 9 at Monument Shadows Golf Course. The golf tournament, in its 15h year, will be the same format as years past. The golf classic is a four-person scramble begin... Read More

(Video) Visiting a farm with no travel required

Students are learning where their food comes from – virtually. The Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation hosts virtual field trips with 3rd, 4th and 5th grade classrooms participating in the Ag Pen Pal program. Using an internet connection and an iPad... Read More

Chief Ag Negotiator: China Wants the 'Goose' that Leads to Prosperity

WASHINGTON, D.C., (DTN) -- Gregg Doud, the Trump administration's chief agriculture negotiator, took a harsh line, discussing China at a Farm Foundation forum on Tuesday just as farmers were seeing price rallies now that the U.S. and China appear to ... Read More

Bob, Elaine Pile Earn WNCC Friend of College Award

 Bob and Elaine Pile were honored with the Western Nebraska Community College Friend of the College award. The couple were presented the award at WNCC's 86th Annual Commencement on May 12. The Friend of the College award, which is the highest ... Read More