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Quality programming coming to Agate Fossil Beds this summer

Summer hours start today at Agate Fossil Beds National Monument. The visitor center will be open daily from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., and the park’s two trails open from dawn until dusk. Sunday, M... Read More

USDA Reminds Farmers to Certify Conservation Compliance by June 1 Deadline

WASHINGTON, May 21, 2015 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds farmers to file a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification form (AD-1026) with their local USDA Service Center by June 1, 2015. The 2014 Fa... Read More

Ethanol Hopes to Open Exports to Japan

With the ethanol industry facing market challenges at home with the Renewable Fuel Standard and the E10 blend wall, two ethanol industry groups and a commodity group are on a trade mission to Japan with the hopes of opening up more export opportuniti... Read More

Third Case Of Avian Influenza Found In Nebraska

LINCOLN - The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) in conjunction with the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed preliminary testing shows the presence of a third case ... Read More

COF Report Shows Lower Placements

USDA's Cattle-On-Feed Report Friday was released a little early due to the long holiday weekend. It showed April placements falling short of expectations.   On-feed  101%, placements at 95% and marketings 92%. Nebraska feedlots, with capacities... Read More

Senate Ag Committee Reauthorizes Grain Standards Act

The Senate Agriculture Committee passed a bill reauthorizing the U.S. Grain Standards Act on Thursday that includes measures designed to avoid interruption in inspection services at export terminals. The legislation fixes a lingering concern fol... Read More


A rainy Friday did not stop a nice crowd gathering at Riverside Discovery Center in Scottsbluff for the opening and ribbon cutting for their new "Dino Dig" feature. There are dinosaur fossils waiting to be unearthed by junior paleontologists at Ri... Read More

Man Hospitalized After Being Rescued From Beneath Tractor

NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) _ A 79-year-old Norfolk man has been hospitalized after being rescued from beneath a tractor. The Norfolk Daily News reports ( that Longin Karel was pinned by the tractor after it was struck by a car around... Read More

NSP kicks off 100 Days of Summer initiative

Saving lives on Nebraska roads during the heavily traveled summer months is the goal of the Nebraska State Patrol  “100 Days of Summer” special enforcement. The initiative provides motorists an opportunity to view planned NSP enforcement acti... Read More

Bridgeport residents concerned about moving police coverage to sheriff's office

The future of the Bridgeport Police department is still up in the air following a meeting Thursday with some members of the council and the Morrill County Commissioners. City Administrator KirkFellhoelter told KNEB News the council lacked a quorum Th... Read More

NPPC President Ron Prestage Statement On Walmart Commitment To Responsible Farming

The National Pork Producers Council applauds Walmart’s commitment, announced today, to sustainable and responsible farming, which America’s pork producers make every day. By using antibiotics responsibly and providing humane and compassionate car... Read More