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Maryland Farmer Elected New U.S. Grains Council Chairman

Chip Councell, a 10th generation farmer from Talbot County, Maryland, was elected as the new U.S. Grains Council (USGC) chairman during the organization’s 56th Annual Board of Delegates Meeting this... Read More

Bunge Sees Farmers' Bin-Building Slowing

Though crop prices remain under pressure, grain trading giant Bunge  doesn't see much more leeway for U.S. farmers to store away crops rather than sell them on the cheap, says CEO Soren Schroder during the 2Q conference call. "My impression is ... Read More

Pilot Killed in Crop-Duster Crash

Authorities say a crop-dusting pilot has died in the crash of the plane he was flying in eastern Nebraska. The crash was reported just after 3 p.m. Thursday, about three miles northeast of David City. The pilot was pronounced dead at the scene... Read More

Major League Baseball

INTERLEAGUE Thursday's Game Chi Cubs 3 Chi White Sox 1 Friday's Game Seattle (Iwakuma 11-6) at Chicago Cubs (Lester 10-4), 2:20 p.m. AMERICAN LEAGUE Thursday's Games Minnesota 6, Baltimore 2 Chicago Cubs 3, Chicago White Sox 1 Texas 3, K... Read More

Cover Crop Survey Reflects Enthusiasm for the Soil-Saving Practice

Insight from 2,020 farmers from across the country reflected enthusiasm for cover crops and—for the fourth year in a row—found a yield boost in corn and soybeans following cover crops. Multi-year data from the survey shows the yield boost increas... Read More

Revived search for Scottsbluff man in river yields no results

The search for a missing Scottsbluff man who went missing in May continues, but recent efforts yielded no results. On Thursday, a team searched the North Platte River for Gene Patterson- Black. The Scottsbluff Police Department, Scottsbluff Fi... Read More

Argument with spouse preceded disappearance of Chadron man

A disagreement with his spouse preceded the reported disappearance of a Chadron man earlier this week. Chadron police Lieutenant Rick Hickstein told KNEB News  after the argument the spouse went to work Monday around noon and when she came home ... Read More

USCA Hosts Forum to Discuss Future Outlook of the U.S. Cattle Industry

WASHINGTON – The United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) is pleased to announce the 2016 USCA Annual Meeting and Cattle Producer’s Forum, a joint event being held September 9-10th at the Big Horn Resort in Billings, Montana. USCA will hold... Read More

Gering looking to be part of proposed summer collegiate baseball league

Gering is working to be one of the cities in a proposed summer collegiate baseball league that would have a start-up date of next summer. Councilman Dan Smith says the league would be comprised of collegiate players ages 18-22 looking to be notice... Read More

USDA Designates Counties in WY as Primary Natural Disaster Areas With Assistance in Surrounding States

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2016 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Campbell and Niobrara counties in Wyoming as a primary natural disaster area due to damages and losses caused by a recent drought. “Our hearts go out to those... Read More

July 28, 2016

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 2.84 (-0.07) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 2.84 (-0.07) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 2.84 (-0.07) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.27 (-0.05) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.27 (-0.05) Frenchman Valle... Read More