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Study: Corn Exports Add $74.7 Billion To US Economy

WASHINGTON (May 24, 2016) – Exports of U.S. corn and corn products generated $74.7 billion in annual economic output in 2014, with sales of all U.S. feed grain products contributing $82 billion, acc... Read More

Severe weather strong possiblity for the region today

Meteorologist Don Day says the panhandle, southeast Wyoming, and northern Colorado are in an area for enhanced severe weather today. Day says the upslope conditions, warm weather, and moisture on the ground and in the air are creating a good chanc... Read More

Monsanto to reject Bayer bid, seek higher price - sources

Monsanto Co (MON.N) will reject Bayer AG's (BAYGn.DE) $62 billion acquisition bid and seek a higher price, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. While Monsanto sees industrial logic in a combination with Bayer and believes a deal wo... Read More

Farm Labor, Costs on the Northern Plains

In the Northern Plains Region (Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota) there were 34,000 workers hired directly by farm operators on farms and ranches during the week of April 10-16, 2016, down 3% from the April 2015 reference week, accordi... Read More

Two Drivers Hospitalized Following Tuesday Morning Accident

A car crash that ended at the foundation of a Scottsbluff home sends two drivers to the hospital. Shortly after 8:30 a.m., an accident took place at the intersection of 12th Avenue and East 10th Street. A silver Toyota Camry driven by a 15-year-o... Read More

WNCC's Velazquez fulfilling a dream

Western Nebraska Community College freshman soccer player Bryant Velazquez has the opportunity to fulfill his dream of playing international soccer after being selected to play for the Puerto Rico Men’s National Team in its summer training camp and... Read More

Lofink one of four Cougars moving to next level

The Western Nebraska Community College baseball team will be sending four players onto the next level to continue their playing career. Scottsbluff High graduate Beau Lofink will be heading to Adams State College in Alamosa, Colorado, while Jack P... Read More

NAWG Names Goule New CEO

The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) selected Chandler Goule as their new Chief Executive Officer, effective July 5. Goule has served as the National Farmers Union's senior vice president of programs since 2014 and originally joined th... Read More

County Health Officials bracing for spike in mosquito population

With the increase of water levels along the North Platte River, county health officials are saying that there should be an increase of mosquito activity this summer. Bill Wineman, Director of the Scotts Bluff County Health Department expects the ... Read More

Clayton Yeutter Named Honorary NAFB Member

During the recent NAFB Board of Directors Meeting in Washington D.C. the board approved Honorary NAFB Membership to two individuals who have contributed greatly to the business of Farm Broadcasting, and the U.S. agriculture industry.  NAFB welcomes ... Read More

USCA to Testify on State of Livestock Industry

The United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) will testify this week in the Senate hearing, “A Review of the U.S. Livestock and Poultry Sectors: Marketplace Opportunities and Challenges".  Joe Goggins, Billings, Montana, will testify on behal... Read More