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Monsanto slashing 2,600 jobs, buying back shares as sales fall

Monsanto Co, one of the world's largest seed and agrichemical companies, said on Wednesday that it was slashing 2,600 jobs and restructuring operations to cut costs in a slumping commodity market that... Read More

Monsanto Pledges Support to National Wheat Yield Contest

Monsanto, along with other industry leaders, is sponsoring the National Wheat Yield Contest (NWYC), giving U.S. wheat farmers a new way to share knowledge and showcase their skills. The National Wheat Foundation organized this year’s NWYC, model... Read More

The Implant Question

Implanting beef calves is one practice where there can be benefits whether you do or you don't. Getting those benefits comes down to just how serious you are about your marketing program. For those who opt to use implants, it's all about the pou... Read More

Pilot killed in private plane crash near Chadron

One person was killed Tuesday afternoon in the crash of a private plane southwest of Chadron. Dawes County Sheriff Karl Dailey says the pilot was the lone occupant, with the release of the name pending notification of next-of-kin. The crash occ... Read More

High School Volleyball Scores

VOLLEYBALL= Amherst def. Ansley-Litchfield, 25-21, 25-27, 25-23, 25-13 Aquinas def. Schuyler, 25-23, 25-20, 25-14 Arlington def. Raymond Central, 25-15, 25-12, 25-12 Ashland-Greenwood def. Yutan, 25-19, 25-16, 25-14 Aurora def. Kearney, 24-17, 2... Read More

High School Softball Scores

Tuesday (10/06/2015) Aquinas Catholic 15, North Bend Central 7 Holdrege 12, Lexington 9 Papillion-LaVista 12, Elkhorn South 0 Ralston 5, Lincoln Pius X 1 Southern Valley/Alma 12, Blue Hill 0...... Read More

Major League Baseball Playoff Schedule

WILD CARD Tuesday, Oct. 6: Houston 3, New York 0 Wednesday, Oct. 7: Chicago (Arrieta 22-6) at Pittsburgh (Cole 19-8), 8:08 p.m. (TBS) DIVISION SERIES (Best-of-5; x-if necessary) American League Kansas City vs. New York-Houston winner Thursday,... Read More

Huskers continue preparations for Badgers

Lincoln, Neb. - The Huskers practiced for just under two hours in half pads Tuesday in afternoon. The offense practiced inside Memorial Stadium and the defense practiced on the Ed and Joyanne Gass practice field in preparation for the Wisconsin game ... Read More

Five Huskers Finish in Top 20 at Chip-N Club

Lincoln - Five Nebraska women's golfers captured individual top-20 finishes, as the Huskers finished fifth in a 13-team field at the Chip-N Club Invitational at the Country Club of Lincoln on Tuesday. Morgan Smejkal led the Huskers throughout the... Read More

Grain Bin Safety Important to Farmers

The National Corn Growers Association reminds farmers of the importance of proper grain bin safety procedures this harvest. With farmers across the country busy in their fields, NCGA is again offering a video highlighting the importance of proper s... Read More

Community shows spirit in United Way Day of Caring volunteer event

Around 175 community volunteers were at the Harms Center in Scottsbluff Tuesday for the annual United Way of Western Nebraska Day of Caring. Like last year, the volunteers were assembling 8,300 packages of shelf-stable, fortified Rice & Bean bulk... Read More