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NPPC Wants Regulations Reined In Further

American pork producers are facing the triple-whammy of declining income, a growing labor shortage, and volatile markets caused by trade disputes. They don’t also need to contend with costly red tap... Read More

One million dollar Powerball ticket sold in Alliance

Officials say a $1 million Powerball ticket was sold in Alliance. The Nebraska Lottery said in a news release Monday that the ticket sold at the Fresh Start Convenience store matched the first five numbers drawn Saturday night but not the Powerbal... Read More

Fundamentals of animal nutrition training

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Many livestock owners and industry professionals wonder why some nutrients are important, how some animals utilize feed better than others, and what value they should give to various ingredients when making smart purchasing decisi... Read More

Pioneers Go Cold in Series Finale Against Hastings

HASTINGS, NE - The Western Nebraska Pioneers fell behind early and never recovered on Sunday in Hastings, falling victim to a slew of poor pitching performances to drop the series finale to the Sodbusters, 17-5. The Pioneers (17-9) actually jumpe... Read More

EPA Calls Off Biofuel Quota Announcement

Criticism from the oil industry caused the Trump Administration to restart talks over a proposal to require large refineries to blend more biofuel to make up for exemptions granted to smaller refineries. Three people with knowledge of the situatio... Read More

From boat makers to farmers, US-led tariff war inflicts pain

WASHINGTON - A Florida boat builder absorbs $4 million in lost business and expects more pain. An Ohio pork producer is losing access to a vital export market and fears the damage will last years. A motorcycle shop near Cologne, Germany, wonders if i... Read More

USDA supports local foods in schools

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) today announced $5.2 million in grant awards to bring nutritious, local foods into schools and create new economic opportunities for farmers. The grants, part o... Read More

Schwartz steps down as Mitchell girls coach

Mitchell High School has confirmed to KNEB Sports that Tory Schwartz has resigned his position as head girls basketball coach. When reached for comment Coach Schwartz said, "I appreciate the opportunity to work in Mitchell as it is a special place... Read More

Cornhusker Economics: Thinking About the Corn Market

It was 20 years ago, in the late 1990s, that the United States was the dominant corn producer and exporter in the world, producing about 240 million metric tons (40% of the world total) and exporting close to 50 million metric tons (65% of the world ... Read More

WNCC's Seay inks with LSU

Western Nebraska Community College’s Karli Seay had an outstanding freshman season for the Cougars last year and she will now forgo her sophomore year at WNCC after signing with Louisiana State University to play basketball. LSU women’s basketba... Read More

Late Offense Helps Pioneers Even Series with Hastings

HASTINGS, NE - The Western Nebraska Pioneers used a late offensive rally and strong bullpen performance to defeat the Hastings Sodbusters, 6-4, on Saturday night at Duncan Field in Hastings. The Pioneers (17-8) have frequently found themselves requ... Read More