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ASA’s Moore Testifies on Title I Programs Before House Ag Subcommittee

WASHINGTON, D.C.– (March 28, 2017) In testimony before the House Agriculture Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Tuesday, American Soybean Association (ASA) President and I... Read More

17 area students awarded $1,000 scholarships from WESTCO

WESTCO is pleased to announce 17 area scholarship recipients for their 2016-17 scholarship program.  Recipients will each receive a $1,000 scholarship to further their education. Carli Cullan is the daughter of Chris and Joei Cullan and will gr... Read More

Farmers Still Face Problems Reining in Premium Costs

OMAHA (DTN) -- The failure of the House health insurance bill last week leaves farmers and other small business people without any relief from increasingly higher premiums. The defeat of the bill last Friday left House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., dec... Read More

Huskers Return Home to Face Wildcats

Lincoln - Following a five-game road trip to the state of California last week, the Nebraska baseball team (12-10, 0-0 Big Ten) returns home for a non-conference game against the Kansas State Wildcats at 6:35 p.m. on Tuesday night at Hawks Field. ... Read More

Cowboys Drop First Game of CBI Championship

CONWAY, S.C. – A slow start offensively hindered the Cowboys in a 91-81 loss to Coastal Carolina in the first game of a best of three championship of the College Basketball Invitational presented by Five Four on Monday evening in Conway, S.C. The t... Read More

Op-Ed: Ensuring a Strong Future for Agriculture

Last week was National Ag Week, and Nebraska has a lot to celebrate. Thanks to the hard work and innovative practices of our farmers and ranchers, the Third District is the top-producing agriculture district in the country. We are grateful for their ... Read More

WNCC sweeps Miles on Monday

The Western Nebraska Community College baseball team took five of six Empire Conference games from Miles Community College over the weekend, including taking both doubleheaders on Sunday and Monday. On Sunday, The Cougars captured two impressive win... Read More

Nebraska Farmers Union Board of Directors Call for a Ban on Brazilian Food Imports

At their spring meeting, the Nebraska Farmers Union (NeFU) Board of Directors issued a renewed call for the reinstatement of Country of Origin labeling following the breaking news over extensive corruption involving the Brazilian meat-packing giant, ... Read More

Rural Maxwell man gets 20-60 years in prison for killing wife

A rural Maxwell man has been given 20 to 60 years in prison for killing his wife on their farm in western Nebraska. The Nebraska attorney general's office said 62-year-old Emerson Craig was sentenced Monday in Lincoln County District Court in Nort... Read More

Avian Influenza Spreads to Georgia

Georgia, the nation’s top poultry-producing state, confirmed Monday the likely presence of low pathogenic avian influenza. The state's agriculture department confirmed the presumptive low pathogenic avian influenza in a northwestern Georgia county ... Read More

NBA Scores

March 28th NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION= Final Toronto 131 Orlando 112 Final N-Y Knicks 109 Detroit 95 Final San Antonio 103 Cleveland 74 Final Oklahoma City 92 Dallas 91 Final Sacramento 91 Memphis 90 Final Utah 108 New Orleans 100...... Read More