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Trump's Cabinet Releases Joint Statement on H-2A Agricultural Worker Visa Modernization

(Washington, D.C., May 24, 2018) — When President Trump addressed the American Farm Bureau Federation in January of this year, he reminded the audience that his commitment to our farmers has been c... Read More

Legion baseball tonight on KNEB

For a third straight night we'll have legion baseball coverage here at KNEB. The WESTCO Zephyrs are home to play the Alliance Spartans in a JR/SR doubleheader at Cleveland Field. The Z's coming off a 13-3 win at home last night over Chadron whi... Read More

House Committee votes to debate Smith's jobs legislation

Third District Congressman Adrian Smith says the House Ways and Means Committee has moved his Jobs For Success Act to the floor for debate. The legislation attempts to reform the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program by refocusing the pr... Read More

5.24.18

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 4.74 (-0.03) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 4.74 (-0.03) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 4.74 (-0.03) Crossroads Co-op/Gering – 4.74 (-0.03) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 5.01 (-0.03) New Alliance / ... Read More

Senior Administration Officials to Address Pork Producers at World Pork Expo

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 24, 2018 – Ambassador Gregg Doud, chief agricultural negotiator for the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, and Greg Ibach, USDA Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs, will address investors of the Nati... Read More

Ethanol Industry Leaders from South East Asia Visit Nebraska

Sioux City, Nebraska – On the heels of the Ethanol Summit of the Asia Pacific held this week in Minneapolis, 20 high-level South East Asian government and industry representatives will tour Nebraska this week to see firsthand the full production an... Read More

Westmoor pool to open June 2nd, Gering pool closed this weekend

Scottsbluff's Westmoor Pool plans to open next Saturday, June 2nd. That was the word from Parks Supervisor Rick Deeds, who says everything was up and operating in a trial run Wednesday. Deeds says the training of lifeguards still needs to be done ... Read More

The Nature Conservancy Teams with Nestlé Purina and Cargill to Improve Water Sustainability in the Beef Supply Chain

GOTHENBURG, Neb. -- The Nature Conservancy, in collaboration with Nestlé Purina and Cargill, is launching a three-year water project to improve the sustainability of the beef supply chain. This project is expected to reduce the environmental impact ... Read More

Busy weekend expected at Lake Minatare State Recreation Area

Final preparations are being made for the first big holiday weekend of the summer at Lake Minatare. Memorial Day Weekend is just days away, and staff up at Lake Minatare State Recreation Area are gearing up for a big crowd for the long weekend. ... Read More

Latest U.S. Drought Monitor

Drought Summary The active weather pattern persisted across most of the nation, though unfavorably dry, hot weather lingered over parts of the South and Southwest. During the 7-day period ending Tuesday morning, areas of heavy to excessive rainfall ... Read More

Groundwater Levels Rise 0.87 Feet on the Average in the Upper Big Blue NRD

During April-May 2018, the NRD measured 542 observation wells throughout the District and then averaged the data of all these wells.  Overall, the spring 2018 average measurement for the groundwater level change shows a rise of 0.87 feet from last ... Read More