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Fremont Area Group Files Lawsuit Against Costco Poultry Plant

Three members of the Fremont area citizen group, Nebraska Communities United (NCU) filed a lawsuit yesterday in the Nebraska District Court of the 6th Judicial District against the City of Fremont on ... Read More

Kaine's Ag Resume Voted for 2014 Farm Bill, Opposes TPP, Supports Conservation

OMAHA (DTN) -- Though U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack would have been considered a homerun for agriculture as Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's running mate, Sen. Tim Kaine's, D-Va., resume suggests a mixed bag for farmers and ... Read More

USDA Weekly Crop Progress Monday's Numbers Show Bearish for Corn, Soybeans

OMAHA (DTN) -- Corn and soybean condition ratings held steady at 76% and 71% good to excellent, respectively, in the week ended July 24, according to USDA's latest Crop Progress report released Monday Corn condition was unchanged from a week ago and... Read More

July 25, 2016

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.03 (+0.04) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.03 (+0.04) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.03 (+0.04) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.43 (+0.05) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.43 (+0.05) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Crops Nearing Harvest as Scouts Head Out For The Hard Red Spring Wheat Tour

Scouts on the 2016 Hard Red Spring Wheat and Durum Tour might come across some empty fields as combines get an early start in the Northern Plains this year. "It's a very mature wheat crop right now," said David Clough, who farms near Fessenden, Nort... Read More

Freight Costs Rise as Large Crops Loom

"Bin-buster" will likely be the one word to describe the 2016 harvest. Starting with the winter wheat crop, yields so far have been reported to be anywhere from 50 bushels per acre to as high as 85 bpa or higher in some areas. USDA recently revised i... Read More

Nebraska Producers Reminded of Aug. 1 Deadline to Submit Nominations for Farm Service Agency County Committees

(LINCOLN, Nebraska) July 25, 2016 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Nebraska Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Dan Steinkruger today reminded farmers, ranchers and other agricultural producers they have until Aug. 1, 2016, to nomin... Read More

Barrel body trial delayed until November

A homicide trial has been delayed for a Nebraskan accused of killing a Colorado man and stuffing his body into a barrel. Court records say a new trial starting date of Nov. 14 has been set for 24-year-old Zachary Mueller. He's pleaded not guilty t... Read More

Hoot Owl Ranch sold to Bridgeport firm

The Hoot Owl Ranch in Banner County north of Kimball has been purchased by Faessler Farms in Bridgeport. Todd Faessler told KNEB News he along with his brothers Kurt and Bruce bought the 11,000 acre ranch June 20th from Colorado residents Jeff and... Read More

Fire crews battling blaze at Whiteclay store

Crews from the Rushville, Gordon, and Pine Ridge, South Dakota fire departments are battling a major fire at Arrowhead Food in Whiteclay. Photo Courtesy of Walt Dye No details are available at this time about the fire, which began about mid-mo... Read More

Friday fatal crash claims one life north of Cheyenne

A fatal crash north of Cheyenne Friday has resulted in the death of a 36 year old Cheyenne resident. According to the Wyoming Highway Patrol, the crash occurred at 4:19 p.m. near mile post 43 on Interstate 25 approximately 26 miles North of Cheyen... Read More