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Today on News: Trio charged in WING Meth bust in Gering Gordon Senator Tom Brewer's bill aimed at increasing access for military recruiters in Nebraska high schools advances Scottsb... Read More

President's Day, FFA Week and Low-Speed Steer Chase -- Friday Five

Alex and Hannah recap President's Day, National FFA Week, a watermelon farmer and more in the latest episode of Friday Five! 5)  Former Presidents Active in Agriculture 4) National FFA Week Celebrations 3) 28th Annual Nebraska Cattlemen's Clas... Read More

Feb. 22, 2019

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 4.06 (+0.04) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 4.06 (+0.04) Crossroads Co-op/Lisco – 4.06 (+0.04) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 4.06 (+0.04) Crossroads Co-op/Gering – 4.06 (+0.04) Farmers Co-Op/Hem... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Addresses the USDA’s 95th Annual Agricultural Outlook Forum

Governor Pete Ricketts addressed the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) 95th Annual Agricultural Outlook Forum in Washington, D.C.  His address came during a panel titled “The Evolving Regulatory Landscape and Adoption of Precision Agricul... Read More

Charges filed in deadly Holdrege triple shooting

Murder charges have been filed in Thursday's triple shooting in Holdrege that left two men dead and another injured. Deputy Phelps County Attorney Natalie Nelsen today announced the charges filed against Manuel Gomez, 45, of Holdrege, in connection ... Read More

GHS Robotics and Physics Class named PVC Star Student of the Week

The bright young men and women in Brett Moser's classes at Gering High School have been making headlines over the past few months. Their efforts for an eye-controlled wheelchair has once again thrust them into the late stages of the Samsung Solve ... Read More

UW range team tops 26 universities to win Trail Boss Award

The University of Wyoming undergraduate chapter for the Society for Range Management bested 26 other universities to win the coveted Trail Boss Award at the Society for Range Management’s 72nd annual meeting in Minneapolis, Minn., earlier this mont... Read More

Trio charged following WING Drug Task Force activity at Gering house

Three people are facing charges following a Wednesday afternoon search of a Gering residence by the WING Drug Task Force. Court records say during the search of the house on S Street, approximately 40 grams of methamphetamine was found in a black ... Read More

Members of the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Announced

To ensure America’s dietary guidance reflects the latest science, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar today announced the appointment of 20 nationally recognized scientists to serv... Read More

Cargill bolsters commitment to deforestation-free supply chains

Cargill operates at the intersection of agriculture and business, connecting farmers to consumers around the world. Today, the company took bold steps to advance its commitment to protect forests and promote rural agricultural development across its ... Read More

Dairy farms take $4M hit from cows lost in blizzard

SUNNYSIDE, Wash. (AP) — Officials say the more than 1,800 dairy cows that died in a blizzard in southern Washington state earlier this month were a nearly $4 million loss, not including the lost milk production. Farm Service Agency program speci... Read More