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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... 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

John Deere and Granular Collaborate

John Deere and Granular announced today a product development and co-marketing agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, the two companies will work to further integrate Granular’s Farm Management Software (FMS) product and the John Deere Ope... Read More

Penn State Set To Continue Success

CHICAGO - Penn State coach James Franklin hopes to match the success of last year with the Nittany Lions. After years of struggling following the Jerry Sandusky scandal Penn State broke through last year with 11 wins, a Big Ten Title and a near miss ... Read More

Nebraska Extension Specialist Responds to Dicamba Concerns

Lincoln, Nebraska, July 26, 2017 – Nebraska crop producers are joining others across the country in facing potential issues related to dicamba, a herbicide for broadleaf weed control. While the product has been available for a number of years,... Read More

Final days to purchase ducks for Saturday's United Way Duck Dash

The United Way of Western Nebraska's annual Rubber Duck Dash will be held this Saturday at the YMCA Trails West Camp in Scottsbluff. With the total number of ducks being sold for the race reduced by half, Special Events Coordinator Jeana Linton sa... Read More

Scottsbluff woman facing meth distribution charge

A Scottsbluff woman is facing two felony methamphetamine charges stemming from a Tuesday morning arrest on 27th Street. 24-year-old Jessica Rogers is charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance (Meth) and Possession with Intent to Distribute... Read More

SD beef specialist to serve as bridge in feedlot specialist replacement

Dr. Robbi Pritchard, noted feedlot nutrition and management professor from South Dakota State University, has been contracted to help  guide the University of Nebraska Panhandle Research Feedlot north of Scottsbluff until a replacement is hired for ... Read More

Crop Insurance Comments Could Jeopardize Clovis Nomination

Comments made by Senate Agriculture Committee leaders suggest that Sam Clovis’s position on crop insurance could jeopardize his nomination for a top post at the Department of Agriculture. Senate Agriculture Ranking Democrat Debbie Stabenow and Chai... Read More

Pork Industry Supports No Regulation Without Representation Act

The National Pork Producers Council Tuesday expressed support for the No Regulation Without Representation Act of 2017. The legislation, introduced in the U.S. House by Wisconsin Republican James Sensenbrenner, would stop states from adopting laws an... Read More

Gering Platte Valley Companies Goes Back to Back in B7

For a second straight year the Gering Platte Valley Companies legion baseball team has been crowned Class B Area Seven champions! On Tuesday night at Oregon Trail Park it was Gering making quick work of Alliance in the championship game, winning 1... Read More