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R-CALF USA Unhappy About Secretary Perdue's Decision  to Abandon the GIPSA Rules

Billings, Mont. - R-CALF USA CEO Bill Bullard issued the following statement following Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue's announcement that he is withdrawing one cattle-related GIPSA rule and refu... Read More

U.S. Wheat Associates to Close Cairo Office, Continue Regional Market Coverage from Rotterdam, Casablanca

ARLINGTON, Virginia — Continuing a strategic effort to increase resources in wheat import market segments with the best potential for growth and returns for the farmers it represents, U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) has announced it will close its offi... Read More

Sasse: Omaha VA's refusal to answer questions 'unacceptable'

U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse is seeking answers from the Department of Veterans of Affairs following reports that VA employees kept a secret waiting list of patients from Nebraska and Iowa that obscured the actual wait times for veterans who sought appointme... Read More

NAFTA Commodity Groups Unite to Urge Negotiation Success

U.S. commodity export groups, along with counterparts from Canada and Mexico, are reiterating their support for free trade. The U.S. Grains Council, along with the U.S. Soybean Export Council, National Sorghum Producers, National Corn Growers, and... Read More

Canada “Flatly Rejects” U.S. Dairy Proposal

Wrapping up the fourth round of talks on the North American Free Trade Agreement, the U.S. proposed a dismantling of Canada’s dairy supply management system. Bloomberg reports Canada “flatly rejects” the proposal by the United States. The pr... Read More

Oct. 17th, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.15 (-0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.15 (-0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.15 (-0.01) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.89 (steady) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.89 (steady) Frenchman Val... Read More

*Audio* National Livestock Groups Call GIPSA Withdraw a Victory...But One Senator is Not Happy

National livestock groups are hailing the Department of Agriculture’s withdraw of a GIPSA rule a victory. USDA published a notice in the Federal Register announcing it would withdraw the interim final rule under the Grain Inspection, Packers and... Read More

Car fire closes portion of I-80 in Kimball County Tuesday evening

A car fire east  of Kimball on Interstate 80 caused westbound traffic to be closed for a brief amount of time Tuesday evening. The Nebraska State Patrol says a Jeep caught fire around 5:22 p.m. near County Road 49. Traffic on the interstate was c... Read More

High School Volleyball Scores

^Tuesday's Scores< ^By The Associated Press= ^VOLLEYBALL= Ainsworth def. Stuart, 25-10, 25-20, 21-25, 25-18 Allen def. Homer, 25-19, 25-20, 22-25, 25-21 Alliance def. Scottsbluff, 25-12, 19-25, 25-19, 25-13 Arthur County def. South Platte, 2... Read More

Wayne State sweeps Chadron State

#20 Wayne State College posted a season-high attack percentage of .389 with eight service aces to take down Chadron State Tuesday evening in non-conference volleyball played in Chadron, Nebraska. Scores of the match were 25-15, 25-15 and 25-21. The W... Read More

K-State teaming with other universities to offer 5-State Beef Conference

ASHLAND, Kan. – Kansas State University is teaming with several other universities, industry representatives and the U.S. Department of Agriculture to offer a 5-State Beef Conference in three locations in early November. Presentations will cover a ... Read More