Frost Damage in Corn and Soybeans

Recent cold weather may have produced some very early freeze damage to crops in our area. Freezing temperatures before physiological maturity can cause both reduced yield and grain quality problems. N... Read More

Genetically Engineered Crops Discussed In Open Forum This Week

John Linder, a grain farmer from Edison, Ohio, offered the closing public comments Monday in the opening discussion by scientists and laypeople on the past experience and potential future of agricultural biotechnology in the U.S. "As farmers, we are... Read More

Capt. Citrus, face of Florida OJ, gets a makeover

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) _ Captain Citrus, the mascot of the Florida Department of Citrus, is getting a makeover. Captain Citrus was born in 2011 as a big, fat talking orange wearing a green cape. Now he's being transformed into a buff Marvel Comics superhe... Read More

September 16, 2014

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney,                   5.06 (-0.03) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport,         5.06 (-0.03) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman,                   5.06 (-0.03) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford,   ... Read More

High school football rankings

The Associated Press Nebraska high school football rankings in Classes A through D-2. Listings include name of school, season record, previous week's ranking, previous week's result and this week's opponent (NR-not ranked). The rankings are based on ... Read More

Alliance school board told tax

Taxes were the big issue Monday night at the Alliance school board meeting. Long-time resident and former 15-year member of the Alliance City Council Dan Kusek expressed his concern over the district realizing more property tax revenue due to prop... Read More

Heineman announces behavioral health regions to receive additional funds

Today, Gov. Dave Heineman announced that the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services will meet next week with the state’s six Behavioral Health Regions to discuss the allocation of funds that were not spent by the regions during the last f... Read More

Nebraska's uninsured rate held stable in 2013

Nebraska's rate of uninsured people stayed relatively flat last year while those in neighboring states and the nation declined slightly. New U.S. census data released Tuesday show that 13 percent of Nebraskans under age 65 were uninsured last yea... Read More

Kansas NRCS Receives $3.8 Million to Protect and Enhance Agricultural and Wetland Easements

September 15, 2014, Salina, Kansas—Eric B. Banks, Kansas State Conservationist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced that $3.8 million in conservation funding has been allocated in... Read More

2014 Scotts Bluff County 4-H Nebraska State Fair Awards

Joan Coker, 4-H Leader, Katie Colson and Copper, Ashlynne Hanan and Roper, and Paul Callenius, 4-H Leader 4-H Sheep Judge Mike Harbour, Gatesville Texas and Teagan Flick Kaden Hubbard, Mike Flick, 4-H Sheep Judge Mike Harbour, Gatesville Tex... Read More

Four CSC cowboys place in first event

Four Chadron State College cowboys were placed in their events at the Central Wyoming College rodeo in Riverton last weekend.  The rodeo, which had 576 entries, opened the season in the Central Rocky Mountain Region. Jake Kasselder, a senior fro... Read More