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Is Temperature Changing Genetic Resistance to Pests?

We humans may not have adapted to this summer's sweltering rays, but for a few agronomic pests, warmer weather is what makes them thrive. With temperatures rising and insects adapting, the days of ... Read More

Companies Will Wait for GMO Labeling Rules

Rules for labeling foods made with genetically modified organisms (GMO) will be drafted by USDA and food companies are waiting to see what the rules will look like before modifying their existing labeling policies. "We look forward to reviewing the ... Read More

Out of state firms recruiting Wyoming mine workers

Out-of-state mining companies looking for workers are finding fertile recruiting ground in Campbell County. About 600 coal miners in the county have been laid off this year because of the downturn in Wyoming's energy industry. Colorado-based New... Read More

TPP On Agenda for Obama Confab With Mexico's President

Trade issues, including the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement, are expected to be high on the agenda when President Barack Obama meets Mexico's Enrique Pena Nieto on Friday. "I would anticipate that the two leaders will s... Read More

Nebraska unemployment rate remains one of lowest in nation

Nebraska's unemployment rate stayed at 3% for the 13th straight month in June, keeping the state #3 in the nation behind South Dakota at 2.7% and New Hampshire at 2.8%. The national rate for just was 4.9%. The Scottsbluff Micropolitan Statistical ... Read More

(AUDIO) Spring Weather Brought Crop Damage And So Could Summer Heat

The 2016 growing season brought several crop damaging weather events. Not all areas impacted across the state, but summer heat can be just as worrisome. Spring storms brought flooding, wind and hail – all taking their tole on fields. Dr. Roger E... Read More

Updated schedule for B-7 Legion Tournament, Bridgeport at C-7

After opening night of the Class B Area 7 legion baseball tournament was rained out in Chadron there have been a few adjustments to the schedule. The first game of the tournament will take place Saturday morning at ten with top seed Chadron playin... Read More

(AUDIO) Kingsley Dam and Lake McConaughy Turns 75

The Kingsley Dam and Lake McConaughy are having their 75 anniversary of completion on July 23. Several different activities are taking place to celebrate. A dinner was held on Friday night to kick off the festivities. In attendance were two women... Read More

Man to be sentenced in two cases after changing pleas

An 18 year old who had originally entered not guilty pleas to multiple charges in two separate cases changed his pleas in both cases Friday in Scotts Bluff County District Court. In the first case, Zachary Adams entered pleas of no contest to char... Read More

University of Nebraska Engineers Develop Drone to Ignite Prescribed Burns

OMAHA (DTN) -- Ranchers who use prescribed burns to control invasive plant species on their pastures could soon receive some help from above. Researchers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have developed a prototype unmanned aerial vehicle -- com... Read More

U.S. Cattle on Feed Up 1 Percent, NE Down 4 and KS Up 6

Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 10.4 million head on July 1, 2016. The inventory was 1 percent above July 1, 2015. The inventory included 6.87 million st... Read More