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Big Ten Media Days Begins In Chicago

Chicago-Big Ten Football Media days gets underway today. NU's Scott Frost is the first coach who will speak to the media at noon central time. The Huskers have been tabbed as the favorites to win the ... Read More

Barchart Announces Grain Buyer Roadshow Across Multiple Midwest Cities - August 26-30

Barchart, a leading provider of data and analytics to the commodities industry, is excited to announce the launch of the cmdtyExchange Roadshow, a free conference series being held in five states across the Midwest this summer. Taking place August 26... Read More

Canal breach threatens irrigation season for Nebraska, Wyoming Ag Producers

A breach on the Ft. Laramie Canal in Wyoming south of Lingle will force a stop to irrigation water deliveries for North Platte Valley ag producers on the south side of the river in both Wyoming and Nebraska. Jay Dallman, Public Affairs Representat... Read More

On “Almonds Don’t Lactate” Anniversary, Dairy Farmers Call on FDA To Do Its Job

ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Milk Producers Federation today marked the one-year anniversary of then-FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb’s famous observation that “almonds don’t lactate” by reminding the agency it still has not resolved the i... Read More

USDA Announces $16 Million Funding Opportunity to Support Socially Disadvantaged and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced up to $16 million in available funding to help socially disadvantaged and veteran farmers and ranchers own and operate successful farms. Funding is made through the USDA’s Outreach and Assistance f... Read More

NCGA ELECTS FOUR GROWERS TO SERVE ON THE CORN BOARD

Delegates attending the National Corn Growers Association’s Corn Congress in Washington this morning elected four farmers to serve on the organization’s Corn Board.  Taking office on Oct. 1, the start of NCGA’s 2020 fiscal year, are new board ... Read More

Gering man admits to sexually assaulting 16-year-old girl

A 40-year-old Gering man has been arrested after admitting to sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl multiple times starting this spring. Joseph Smith, alias Joby Smith, is charged with two counts of 1st Degree Forcible Sexual Assault (Class 2 Fel... Read More

Two-vehicle accident near Scottsbluff sends at least one to the hospital

One person was taken from the scene by ambulance Wednesday morning following a two-vehicle accident on the northwestern edge of Scottsbluff. Authorities were called to Highway 26 at the intersection with the South Beltline/Highway 92 bypass around... Read More

Czech stud farm makes UNESCO's World Heritage list

A Czech stud farm founded 440 years ago to breed and train ceremonial horses to serve at the Habsburg emperor's court has been added to UNESCO's World Heritage list, acknowledging the significance of a tradition that has survived for centuries. Th... Read More

(Video) 2019 NCGA Corn Congress

The 2019 Corn Congress kicked off in Washington D.C. this week. Corn farmers from across the nation are talking about policy and issues that are important not only to the corn producer but agriculture. Attendees are making policy decisions for... Read More

Kansas Soybean Commission to meet Aug. 26

TOPEKA, Kan. — The Kansas Soybean Commission (KSC) will conduct its Annual Meeting Monday, Aug. 26, at the Kansas Soybean Building in Topeka. It is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. During that meeting, the commissioners will elect officers for the c... Read More