Agriculture Under Secretary Scuse Leads USDA Trade Mission to Southeast Asia March 9-13

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2015 – Leaders from six state agriculture departments and 21 U.S. agribusinesses and organizations will accompany U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary Michael S... Read More

Men-Only Rule on 114-Year-Old Farm Coming to End

(Bloomberg) -- The Danners have been in the farming business for four generations in Aledo, Illinois. During that time -- 114 years in all -- they’ve never had a woman running their corn and soybean operation. Until now. Kate Danner, 26, is g... Read More

Pius topples Bearcats in first round state tourney game

David vs Goliath.  It looked as if there would be a new verse written for the Bible story in the first round of the Nebraska Girls State Basketball Tournament in Lincoln as underdog Scottsbluff battled top seeded Lincoln Pius X Thursday morning at P... Read More

Sheriffs challenging Colorado marijuana law with federal suit

Ten sheriffs from three different states, including Scotts Bluff County Sheriff Mark Overman, are suing Colorado for legalizing marijuana. The sheriffs are from Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska. They say in a lawsuit filed Thursday that Colorado’s ... Read More

Search is on for RDC Education Curator

The search is on for a new Education Curator at Scottsbluff's Riverside Discovery Center with the departure of Kim Miedema, who has left the position to be closer to family in Michigan. Executive Director Ann James says they will begin phone inter... Read More

Commodity Classic Reaches New Heights in 2015

ST. LOUIS (March 4, 2015) – With nearly 8,000 total attendees, the 2015 Commodity Classic convention and trade show, which took place last week in Phoenix, Arizona, shattered previous records for the landmark event. “The 2015 Commodity Classic... Read More

KNEB News Extra - March 5, 2015

Midwest Theater Director Billy Estes joins Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Thursday morning to promote tonight's Brad Colerick performance at the theater. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. and tickets are still available. For tickets or informati... Read More

Nebraska Farm Real Estate Values Slip 3 Percent in Last Year

Lincoln, Neb., March 4, 2015 -- After five years of increases in Nebraska farmland values, the state average dropped 3 percent, according to preliminary findings released today by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The state average farmland value ... Read More

Ringling Bros. eliminating elephant acts; company says it will phase them out by 2018

POLK CITY, Fla. (AP) _ The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is ending its iconic elephant acts. The circus' parent company, Feld Entertainment, says that the acts will be phased out by 2018, citing growing public concern about the anima... Read More

'Spring up the Bluffs' event being revived at Monument

After a several year hiatus, a local non-profit group is teaming up with staff at the Scotts Bluff National Monument to bring back an annual tradition. Members with NEXT Young Professionals met with rangers earlier this year to partner up and rev... Read More

When to Look at Colostrum Supplementation Replacement

UNL Beef Extension Veterinarian Dr. Richard Randle gives the RRN's Shalee Peters the scoop on the importance of colostrum with your newborn calves. Read More