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(VIDEO) Secretary Perdue Partners with FFA to Support Next Generation of Leaders in Agriculture

(Washington, D.C. July 26, 2017) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will partner with National FFA to support youth, and pr... Read More

Nebraska Wheat Harvest Wrapping Up

For the week ending July 23, 2017, temperatures averaged four to eight degrees above normal, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Measurable rainfall was received in the northern and southeastern parts of Nebraska. ... Read More

July 26, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.71 (+0.03) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.71 (+0.03) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.71 (+0.03) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.31 (+0.03) New Alliance / Alliance – 4.31 (+0.03) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Conaway: Agriculture Stands to Benefit from NAFTA Renegotiation

Washington, D.C.—Today, the House Agriculture Committee held a hearing to highlight opportunities for agriculture in the upcoming renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Chairman K. Michael Conaway (TX-11) and members of t... Read More

Huskers Open with UCF in Advocare Invitational

Lincoln – Nebraska will have a tall task at hand, as the Huskers will open the Advocare Invitational with UCF on Thanksgiving. Tipoff is at 5 p.m. (CT) and the game will be carried on ESPN3. The pairings were announced by ESPN on Wednesday for t... Read More

Gering continues project to replace aging water lines

Gering Public Works Director Pat Heath says it will take more than ten years for the city to complete their project to replace all of the original water mains still being used to supply water to residents. Heath told KNEB News  his department is ... Read More

Kansas State University meat scientists looking at new ways to preserve bacon

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Can a simple antioxidant bring more sizzle to American’s love affair with bacon? Kansas State University researchers think so, and they’re setting off on a project to figure it all out. Meat scientists have known for a l... Read More

Ne Dept of Ag Responds to Dicamba Complaints

The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) has experienced an increase in herbicide misuse complaints alleging crop damage due to herbicide products containing dicamba.  NDA’s pesticide and fertilizer program staff are actively investigating the... Read More

New trial date set in Mike Klein sexual assault case

A new trial date has been scheduled for former Scottsbluff golf coach Mike Klein, who is accused of sexually assaulting two separate members from the girls golf team. Klein had been scheduled to go to trial this coming Monday July 31st, but after ... Read More

AGCO to Acquire Precision Planting from The Climate Corporation

AGCO, Your Agriculture Company, (NYSE:AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment and The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON), announced today that a definitive agreement has been signed for ... Read More

Adjustments made in commercial property valuations during Scotts Bluff County protest hearings.

Scotts Bluff County Assessor Amy Ramos says she hasn't had time to total the figures, but there were adjustments made on commercial property during the property valuation protests that concluded Monday. Ramos says the hearings were done differentl... Read More