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U.S. Beef Industry to President Trump: Please Help Get U.S. Beef Back into China

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association today sent a coalition letter to President Donald Trump, urging him to raise the restoration of U.S. beef access to China when he meets with Chinese Presid... Read More

Weather spotter training seminars scheduled in the panhandle this week

The National Weather Service will hold its annual severe weather spotter training seminars in the panhandle this week. Meteorologist Chad Hahn says the Scottsbluff seminar is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Harms Center. Hahn will present a 75... Read More

The Nebraska Ranch Practicum is Currently Accepting Applications- May 1 Deadline

The Nebraska Ranch Practicum is a three-season, hands-on educational program designed to give participants the skills and education needed in today's complex ranching industry. Camaraderie and exchange of ideas among participants, instructors and ... Read More

Green, Paulsen Named National 4-H Luminaries

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Ronnie Green and Chief Communication and Marketing Officer Teresa Paulsen were named 4-H Luminaries by the National 4-H Council March 21 in Washington, D.C. Luminaries are an exclusive group of accomplishe... Read More

Shepard To Leave NU

Sophomore forward Jessica Shepard plans to transfer from the University of Nebraska women’s basketball program, Nebraska Coach Amy Williams announced on Monday, March 27. Williams, who said she appreciated Shepard’s straight-forward approach duri... Read More

March 27, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 2.81 (-0.07) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 2.81 (-0.07) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 2.81 (-0.07) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.23 (-0.07) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.23 (-0.07) Frenchman Valle... Read More

China, others lift ban on meat imports in boost for Brazil

China lifted a ban on imports of meat from Brazil on Saturday after Brazilian authorities clarified details of a police investigation into alleged bribery of health inspectors, in a victory for President Michel Temer's efforts to stem damage from the... Read More

Considerations for Pasture Leases

I do get questions from time to time about pasture leases.  It is appropriate to devote one column to common lease arrangements for pastures.  The more I do education in the area of leases, the more I realize that each ‘neighborhood’ has a diff... Read More

Drier weather reducing flooding concern in NP River watershed

Concern about possible flooding in the North Platte River Valley this spring due to the heavy snowpack in the Wyoming mountains has been alleviated to some extent. National Weather Service meterologist Chad Hahn from the Cheyenne office says the 1... Read More

Top Mexican pork firm plans $550 million expansion, amid U.S. trade tension

Mexico's top pork producer, Granjas Carroll, said on Thursday it plans to double its sow count in the next four years as part of a $550 million expansion plan, as it eyes the risk of a crossborder trade spat with the United States. The firm's sow ... Read More

European Regulators Clear Dow Chemical-DuPont Merger

The European Union has approved the proposed merger of Dow Chemical and Du Pont, saying that the companies' commitments to divest businesses have addressed its concerns. Both plan to join in a $62 billion deal and then break apart into three separ... Read More