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Russia Approves Bayer Acquisition of Monsanto

Bayer announced another country has given its approval of the company’s purchase of Monsanto. A Dow Jones report says Russia has given conditional approval of Bayer’s $57 billion acquisition of... Read More

Wildfire Aid Amendment Included in Farm Bill Proposal

Wildfires have burned major portions of Oklahoma, as well as several other areas in the High Plains, over the past week. In an attempt to give better aid to people in those areas, a Drover’s report says Kansas Republican Representative Roger Mar... Read More

Weather dreary but play bright in Chadron State spring game

CHADRON, Neb. -- April 21, 2018 -- Chadron State's spring football game Saturday was like none other. First of all, it had to be played on the practice field, since the turf on Elliott Field has been removed, soon to be replaced by artificial sur... Read More

WNCC softball splits with Otero on sophomore recognition day

Christina Nelson and Chelsea Gorman spent two years with the Western Nebraska Community College softball team and never played an inning during the spring because of injuries. On Sunday, during WNCC’s final regular season home game and sophomore r... Read More

Social influencers learn to be their own butcher

HOBOKEN, N.J. — Ten social influencers from New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut attended a day-long “BEefTogether” Meat Retreat on April 13, thanks to a partnership between the New York and South Dakota beef councils. The one-day event was fo... Read More

WNCC baseball falls in heartbreaker over the weekend

The Western Nebraska Community College baseball team played well defensively, but Lamar Community College scored two, 9th-inning runs to prevail 4-3 in an Empire Conference game Saturday afternoon at Cleveland Field. The loss was the second straig... Read More

Huskers Fall At Rutgers

Piscataway, N.J. – The Nebraska baseball (17-21, 4-9 Big Ten) led 4-2 after the top of the fifth, but Rutgers scored four runs in the bottom of the fifth and never looked back in an 8-4 triumph at Bainton Field on Sunday afternoon. Senior Matt Warr... Read More

Minnesota Handles NU On Sunday

Minneapolis, Minn. --- The Nebraska softball team (30-17, 8-8 Big Ten) fell to the Minnesota Golden Gophers (27-14, 10-3 Big Ten) by a score of 5-1 on Sunday afternoon. As was the case all weekend, the Huskers couldn't crack Gopher pitcher Amber Fise... Read More

Peterson: Pelosi Didn’t Direct Farm Bill, but Ryan May Have

Republicans in the House have accused Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of pushing Democrats on the House Agricultural Committee to oppose the House version of the farm bill. The biggest objection is over proposed changes to the nutrition title. Howeve... Read More

NCTA graduation events May 2-3

CURTIS, Neb. – Nearly 90 degrees and certificates will be conferred May 3 in Curtis to graduates of the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture.   Mike Boehm, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Harlan Vice Chancellor for the Institute of Agricul... Read More

Earth Day Everyday

On Earth Day we celebrate the farmers, ranchers and foresters who’ve arranged their lives and livelihoods to improve the environment for us all. Every single day, these environmental stewards demonstrate that agriculture can be productive and regen... Read More