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Cover Crop Survey Reflects Enthusiasm for the Soil-Saving Practice

Insight from 2,020 farmers from across the country reflected enthusiasm for cover crops and—for the fourth year in a row—found a yield boost in corn and soybeans following cover crops. Multi-year ... Read More

Gering looking to be part of proposed summer collegiate baseball league

Gering is working to be one of the cities in a proposed summer collegiate baseball league that would have a start-up date of next summer. Councilman Dan Smith says the league would be comprised of collegiate players ages 18-22 looking to be notice... Read More

USDA Designates Counties in WY as Primary Natural Disaster Areas With Assistance in Surrounding States

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2016 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Campbell and Niobrara counties in Wyoming as a primary natural disaster area due to damages and losses caused by a recent drought. “Our hearts go out to those... Read More

July 28, 2016

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 2.84 (-0.07) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 2.84 (-0.07) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 2.84 (-0.07) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.27 (-0.05) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.27 (-0.05) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Local amateur golf tourney scheduled for Gering this weekend postponed

The Fremont Motors Amateur golf tournament and nine hole Par 3 charity tourney to benefit the Festival of Hope scheduled this weekend at Monument Shadows Golf Course in Gering has been postponed until a later date due to weather concerns and other ci... Read More

PenAir officials already preparing for November startup in Scottsbluff

Officials with Pen Air, the new airline that will provide Essential Air Service flights between Scottsbluff and Denver beginning this Fall, were in Scottsbluff Thursday making early preparations for the company's entry into the community. Missy Ro... Read More

Football Fan Day Set for Wednesday Evening

LINCOLN - Nebraska fans are encouraged to meet the Huskers before the start of practice on Wednesday, Aug. 3 at Nebraska Football Fan Day presented by U.S. Cellular. This year’s Fan Day will once again be held in the evening with the event sched... Read More

Feedlot nutritionist ‘boot camp’ prepares grad students for careers in feedlot industry

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- August 1 marks the beginning of the third biennial Feedlot Nutritionist Boot Camp, which will bring 30 feedlot nutrition graduate students from across the country to Amarillo, Texas to learn about the realities of commercial feedlo... Read More

Youth explore STEM fields during Nebraska 4-H summer camp

Lincoln, Neb. — A new activity is joining baseball, swimming and bike riding on the list of favorite summer pastimes thanks to Nebraska 4-H. Twenty-two area middle-school students recently participated in a Nebraska 4-H summer camp where they learn... Read More

Pine Bluffs residents assessing heavy hail damage

Storms that moved through the region Wednesday night produced high winds, heavy rain and golf ball sized hail, causing major property damage in Pine Bluffs, Wyoming and unknown crop damage in other areas.'s Ryan Murphy was in Pine Bluff Th... Read More

Rural Group Announced at DNC to Support Hillary Clinton

A group called Rural for Hillary has been organized to begin campaign efforts on behalf of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in rural America. The group is not formally affiliated with Clinton’s campaign, but held a two-hour closed... Read More