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U.S., Canadian and Mexican Farm Groups Support Modernized NAFTA

The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF), The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) and Mexico’s Consejo Nacional Agropecuario (CNA) today sent a joint letter to Canadian, United States and Me... Read More News: August 16, 2017

Today on News: Mother Nature was in full force Tuesday night, as severe storms wreak havoc on the southern half of the panhandle Summer vacation comes to an end, as school is back in session. Staff at Bayard Public Schools say they're... Read More

Husker Men's Basketball's Conference Schedule Released

Lincoln – For the first time, the Big Ten will play two conference games in early December, as the Big Ten Conference unveiled its 2017-18 conference schedule Wednesday afternoon. The Huskers will begin Big Ten play on the road, opening Big Ten ac... Read More

Gov. Ricketts, Nebraska Trade Leaders Outline Principles for NAFTA Modernization

Today, Governor Pete Ricketts and Nebraska’s leaders in international trade outlined principles for North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) modernization ahead of planned negotiations on the agreement.  Negotiations between the United States, ... Read More

In New NCBA Video, EPA Administrator Pruitt Urges Ranchers to Submit WOTUS Comments

WASHINGTON (August 16, 2017) - The National Cattlemen's Beef Association today released a video featuring Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, in which Pruitt urges farmers and ranchers to submit official comments on the repeal... Read More

Aug. 16, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.15 (-0.07) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.15 (-0.07) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.15 (-0.07) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.69 (-0.07) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.69 (-0.07) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Bayard welcomes students back for first day of school

Summer has come and gone, and now it's time for kids to get back in the classroom. Here in the Panhandle, several school districts had their first day of school on Wednesday, including in Bayard.'s Ryan Murphy has the latest on the new ... Read More

Record crop, new personnel has Western Sugar optimistic about 2017 beet  campaign

New personnel at the factory and a record crop in the field has Western Sugar Ag Manager Jerry Darnell excited about the 2017 campaign. Darnell says the second root sample showed a 33.6 ton crop, a record for Nebraska, with a 17 and a half percent... Read More

Airlines expressing interest in being replacement carrier for Scottsbluff EAS route

Several airlines have expressed interest in providing essential air service to Denver for Scottsbluff after PenAir leaves in the next few months. PenAir announced last week it plans to pull out of the three Nebraska markets in the next 90 days aft... Read More

CSC taps Northrup to lead track and field program

Chadron State College athletic director Joel R. Smith announced on Wednesday the addition of Riley Northrup to his 2017-18 staff, naming the former Eagle All-American the new Head Track and Field Coach at CSC. "We are excited that Riley will be ... Read More

NSP Board Re-elects Officers and Members

The National Sorghum Producers board of directors elected officers and re-appointed three individuals to the board last week during its annual August board meeting. NSP board member Don Bloss of Pawnee City, Nebraska, was re-elected chairman and b... Read More