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USDA Sees Strong Demand for Conservation Reserve Program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is reminding farmers and ranchers that the competitive sign-up deadline for its most popular voluntary conservation program, the Conservation Reserve Program ... Read More

NCBA Continues to Express Concerns with Market Volatility

After hearing concerns from membership nationwide, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association has instituted a working group with the CME Group to address volatility in the cattle markets. Working together as an industry is the best way to resolve t... Read More

Ag Committee Asks EPA to Pull WOTUS

In an all-encompassing hearing before the House Agriculture Committee, lawmakers pleaded with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy to withdraw the waters of the United States rule. The rule remains in legal limbo as chall... Read More

Big second half carries Gering past North Platte

Host Gering outscored North Platte 39-20 in the second half en route to a 65-50 come-from-behind win Thursday night on the first day of the East-West Shootout. "We may have been a little intimidated coming into the came," assistant coach Steve Lan... Read More

Huskers lose at Minnesota

Minneapolis - Jessica Shepard scored 22 points and grabbed eight rebounds in 28 minutes, but Minnesota scored a Nebraska all-time opponent record-tying 110 points in a women's basketball win at Williams Arena on Thursday night. The Huskers, who ... Read More

EWC in Torrington preparing for FAFSA Frenzy

It will be a busy weekend at Eastern Wyoming College, as staff will help students and their parents with one of the most important elements of college: Financial Aid. On Sunday- EWC will be hosting their annual FAFSA Frenzy. Staff will be helping ... Read More

Gering native nominated for Grammy award

A Gering native is hoping to win a second Grammy come Monday night. Julia Scozzafava is a member of the Kansas City Chorale, who is nominated for a Grammy in the "Best Choral Performance" for their collaboration on the Rachmaninoff "All Night Vig... Read More

Bluffs man sentenced for theft of government funds

A former Scottsbluff man has been sentenced on federal charges of theft of government funds. 42-year-old Frank A. Sanchez Jr. received a 90 day home confinement sentence from United States District Judge John M. Gerrard. Additionally, Sanchez will... Read More

February 11, 2016

February 11, 2016 Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 3.64 (-0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 3.64 (-0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 3.64 (-0.01) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 3.72 (-0.01) New Alliance / Alliance, 3.72 (-0.01) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/... Read More

Agriculture and community advocate Charlie Fenster dies at age 96

Charlie Fenster, one of the great advocates for agriculture in Nebraska and a true community servant, passed away Thursday at the age of 96. Dr. Charles Hibberd, Dean of Cooperative Extension at the University of Nebraska and the Panhandle Researc... Read More

Vilsack, lawmakers urge end to Cuban trade embargo

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and a bipartisan group of lawmakers on Wednesday marked the first anniversary of the U.S. Agriculture Coalition for Cuba by urging the group's members - including some of the country's leading ag groups and compani... Read More