class="page-template page-template-page-templates page-template-news page-template-page-templatesnews-php page page-id-544 page-parent group-blog masthead-fixed full-width singular wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-5.4.7 vc_responsive"
2018 Brook Berringer Citizenship Team Unveiled

Lincoln -- The Nebraska football program is proud to announce that 49 members of the 2017 team have been named to the 21st annual Brook Berringer Citizenship Team. The honored student-athletes will be... Read More

High Plains Ranch Practicum Now Taking Applications for 2018 Class

The High Plains Ranch Practicum, an in-depth ranch management school in its 12th year, is being offered beginning in June and concluding in November.       This national award-winning livestock program is hosted jointly by the Nebraska Extens... Read More

Cattle on Feed *AUDIO* Jerry Stowell

Cattle on Feed Report 04/20 USDA Actual              Average Guess             Range Cattle on Feed: On Feed April 1    107.0%                              107.5%                 106.5-108.0% Placed in... Read More

Agriculture Committee Includes Sheep in Farm Bill

The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture approved a new edition of the Farm Bill on April 18. The farm bill, HR 2, is required to authorize farm and food program support which expires this fall. The committee wrote strong legisla... Read More

Japan-EU Trade Agreement Threatens U.S. Pork Exports to Japan

The Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service says a Japan-EU trade agreement threatens U.S. pork exports to Japan. Japan and the EU announced finalization of negotiations on the Japan-EU Economic Partnership Agreement in December of... Read More

Katie Camacho named Community Champion for April

First State Bank is pleased to honor this month's Community Champion. Watch to see Katie Camacho honored as the Community Champion for the month of April from First State Bank....... Read More

Bridgeport council dissolves city volunteer unit in EMS management change

The Bridgeport city council Thursday night voted unanimously to approve an ordinance that dissolves the city's emergency response volunteer unit and places emergency responses under the direction of Morrill County Hospital. The council also voted to ... Read More

USDA Announces Senior Level Leadership

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue Thursday announced the selection of senior leaders in several U.S. Department of Agriculture agencies. Perdue appointed Ken Isley as Foreign Agricultural Service Administrator, Joel Baxley as Rural Housing Ser... Read More

Panhandle Health Group replacement providers announced

The Region 1 Behavioral Health Authority Governing Board announced Friday they have selected and entered into contract negotiations with four agencies to provide services currently being offered by Panhandle Health Group offices in Scottsbluff, Kimba... Read More

Northern Storms Easing Drought, Dryness Worsening in the Southwest

The latest U.S. Drought Monitor shows late-season winter storms are shrinking dry conditions in the northern Midwest and Plains states, but the southwest remains critically dry. Parts of Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas, and further westward, are in pro... Read More

Cheyenne County investigating deaths of Lodgepole man and woman as a homicide

The Cheyenne County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the deaths Thursday of a Lodgepole man and woman as a homicide. Ccounty Coroner Paul Schaub says the Deputies were dispatched during the noon hour Thursday to a report of elder abuse, which l... Read More