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New field manager joins Soil Health Partnership team in South Dakota

The Soil Health Partnership welcomes a new field manager to the growing staff, along with a program coordinator to support farmers in the soil health effort. Madelyn Rabenhorst joins the SHP team to c... Read More

Minatare man has meth conviction upheld by Nebraska Court of Appeals

A 47-year-old Minatare man who was convicted of possessing 65 grams of methamphetamine has had his sentenced upheld by the Nebraska Court of Appeals. Travis Buechler was arrested in 2017 following a search of his pickup parked at a Scottsbluff co... Read More

How Crop Insurance May Soften the Blow of Low Quality Soybeans

Crop insurance is typically thought of as protecting against low yields and/or revenue. However, crop insurance also provides some protection against low quality. This fall’s weather could trigger indemnity payments due to low quality. The follo... Read More

USDA Cancels Trade Aid to Smithfield

The Department of Agriculture has canceled trade mitigation program payments to Chinese-owned Smithfield Foods following industry complaints. Politico reports USDA canceled a $250,000 contract with Smithfield following public complaints that a Chines... Read More

WNCC baseball players Parker, Berg ink with Ft. Hays State

Western Nebraska Community College baseball players Hunter Parker and Zach Berg will be taking their baseball talents to the next level when they leave WNCC after signing with Ft. Hays State College last week. The pitchers have known and played with... Read More

Copeland leads Husker Men past Missouri State at Hall of Fame Classic

Isaac Copeland Jr. led four Huskers with 23 points, as No. 24 (coaches) Nebraska improved to 4-0 with an 85-62 victory over Missouri State in the Hall of Fame Classic Powered by ShotTracker. Copeland hit 9-of-14 shots, including a pair of 3-pointe... Read More News: November 19, 2018

Today on News: The U.S. Capitol Christmas tree makes a stop in Scottsbluff Weekend house fire displaces a family of three Local man facing serious charges stemming from alleged attack Bill Boyer with your weather- Chris Cottrell... Read More

Scottsbluff Police investigate report of gun shot

Several Scottsbluff schools went into lockout mode Monday afternoon after police received a report of a shot being fired in the 2200 block of 2nd Avenue. Police talked with witnesses, and determined the sound came from the alley between 2nd and 3r... Read More

Slick roads lead to NSP cruiser being hit by train near Melbeta Saturday

A crushed patrol cruiser was the only damage after a Nebraska State Patrol trooper lost control of the vehicle and it ended up on the Union Pacific Railroad tracks near Melbeta Saturday night. According to a release from the NSP, the trooper encount... Read More

Nov. 19, 2018

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 4.26 (-0.09) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 4.26 (-0.09) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 4.26 (-0.09) Crossroads Co-op/Gering – 4.26 (-0.09) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.41 (-0.03) New Alliance / ... Read More

Registration Open for Six-Week Education Course for Women in Ag

Lincoln, Nebraska, Nov. 19, 2018 – Women involved in agricultural production and management or who are interested in learning more about ag business are encouraged to attend Annie’s Project, a six-week educational course set to begin Jan. 28 in t... Read More