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R-CALF USA Urges Administration to Stay at NAFTA Table: To Not Accept Skinny NAFTA

Billings, Mont. - Today, R-CALF USA CEO Bill Bullard issued the following statement regarding reports that President Trump's trade negotiators may accept a "Skinny NAFTA." "We urge President Trump... Read More

Early registration deadline approaching for CAPstone Superhero race

The May 24th early registration deadline for the 9th annual CAPstone Super Hero race schedule June 2nd is fast approaching. CAPstone Director Holly Brandt says it is easy to receive the benefits of getting signed up early for the 8 a.m. race. that... Read More

Fescue May Lower Conception Rates Two Ways

Researchers and cattle producers have known for years that fescue pastures containing a common toxic endophyte can hurt cow conception rates. That same endophyte can affect semen quality in bulls, as well. Scott L. Pratt, Clemson University animal... Read More

Nebraska to consider mountain lion hunting season in 2019

State officials are considering whether to resume a mountain lion hunting season in Nebraska next year, a move likely to generate intense debate. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has set a public hearing for the proposal on June 22 at Mid-P... Read More

Masterton: County would like to see united economic development effort

Scotts Bluff County Board Chair Mark Masterton says the Commissioners decided to drop out of the Western Nebraska Economic Development Group when it was time to pay the yearly dues. Masterton says the commissioners feel the efforts by the regional... Read More

Great Plains Grazing to host May 25 webinar on ‘limit feeding’ during drought

MANHATTAN, Kan. – In years when hay and forage production is low due to drought, hay prices often escalate, and in severe cases, forage of any kind may be hard to obtain. Limit feeding can be a cost effective strategy to retain the cow herd nucleus... Read More

Administration Focusing on Good, Not Quick, NAFTA 2.0

Bloomberg says the U.S., Canada, and Mexico are all on separate pages when it comes to a new North American Free Trade Agreement. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the administration is more focused on reaching a good deal rather than an imme... Read More

Bluffs man facing felony assault for vicious attack at Lake Minatare

An 18 year old Scottsbluff man has been charged with aggravated assault after a vicious attack on another man at Lake Minatare last Wednesday. Elijah Blanco is accused of driving to the lake and beating up and body slamming the man to the ground i... Read More

Organic Sector Grows 6.4 Percent in 2017

More of America’s grocery carts were filled with organic products in 2017. The Organic Trade Association’s 2018 Industry Survey shows consumers were buying everything from organic produce and organic ice cream to organic fresh juices and organ... Read More

Miss Nebraska crowned Miss USA

Miss Nebraska has been crowned Miss USA. Sarah Rose Summers bested 50 other women from all the states and the District of Columbia to win Monday evening's final competition. A 23-year-old contestant from Omaha, Summers graduated from Texas Christi... Read More

Growing a Renewable Future

At the very heart of Nebraska agriculture, a synergistic relationship between corn, ethanol, and livestock has been helping grow our state for decades.  Ethanol producers use corn feedstocks to produce high-quality biofuels.  Many cattle feeders pr... Read More