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USDA Weekly Crop Progress Report

Nebraska:  For the week ending October 15, 2017, temperatures averaged near normal across eastern Nebraska, but four to eight degrees below normal in the west, according to the USDA’s National Agr... Read More

National Young Farmers Coalition teams up with renowned data visualization firm to help farmers buy land

HUDSON, NY – Oct. 16, 2017 – Finding Farmland (, a new website that offers educational tools to help young farmers address the top obstacles to starting a farm— access to both land and capital—was la... Read More

Alliance Police investigating animal abuse case; say dog may have been shot

The Alliance Police Department is asking for information from the public regarding a pit bull that was injured. Chief John Kiss says last Thursday, officers were dispatched to 6th Street after receiving a call about an injured dog. Witnesses sa... Read More

High School Volleyball Scores

^Saturday's Scores< ^By The Associated Press= ^Saturday's Results= ^Volleyball= ^Bennington Triangular= Omaha Concordia def. Bennington, 17-25, 25-19, 25-23 Omaha Duchesne Academy def. Omaha Concordia, 24-26, 25-17, 25-20 ^Centennial Confer... Read More

Specialty Crop Sector in South Dakota Receives Grant Funding Support

PIERRE, S.D. - The South Dakota Department of Agriculture has awarded around $290,000 to six specialty crop projects around the state. The funds come from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Specialty Crop Block Grant Program. Specialty crops c... Read More

Tractor Sales Fall in September

Overall sales of tractors were lower in September compared to last year. The Association of Equipment Manufacturer's monthly report on equipment sales found the sale of all tractors in the U.S. in September 2017, were down 10 percent compared to the ... Read More

Bolduc sworn in as new NSP Superintendent

Today, Secretary of State John Gale swore in Col. John Bolduc as the new Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. Bolduc can now begin his official duties for the NSP. He previously served as the Vice President of Public Safety and Police Chie... Read More

Gering woman charged with assaulting corrections officer

A 35-year-old Gering woman is facing felony charges after allegedly assaulting a jailer at the Scotts Bluff County Detention Center over the weekend. Court documents say Romilia Hernandez called over a jailer on Sunday morning for assistance, and ... Read More

NeFU Completes Transfer of Big Red Worms Business to Cook Grow Sew

LINCOLN– Nebraska Farmers Union (NeFU) president John Hansen announced the completion of the financial and management transfer of Big Red Worms, a wholly owned project of Nebraska Farmers Union Enterprises, LLC to Cook Grow Sew, LLC. The official t... Read More

Oct. 13th, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.16 (+0.08) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.16 (+0.08) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.16 (+0.08) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.91 (+0.08) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.91 (+0.08) Frenchman Valle... Read More

277 FFA Jackets Awarded

This year’s Blue Jacket. Bright Futures. program received the most applications ever with 764 applications. Thanks to the generous support of our donors, we were able to award 277 deserving FFA members with a new FFA jacket and tie or scarf. A c... Read More