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Conflict pulls corn prices 20 cents per bushel lower

COLBY, Kan. — The trade conflict between the United States and China, which began brewing early last year pulled U.S. corn prices down an average $0.20 per bushel per month in the first six months ... Read More News: May 21, 2019

Today on News: Snow greeted a good portion of the Panhandle this morning; more likely on its way Scotts Bluff County Commissioners sign off on funding for two local tourism projects Westmoor Pool gets the green light for a June ope... Read More

Palensky, Chick Receive All-Big Ten Status

Nebraska produced a pair of second-team All-Big Ten selections as the conference announced its postseason honors and award winners on Tuesday. Sophomore outfielder Aaron Palensky received recognition from the Big Ten after leading the Huskers with a... Read More

Nebraska Corn Board extends District 5 application deadline

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Corn Board is seeking applicants for its District 5 region, which includes Buffalo, Dawson, Hall, Howard and Sherman counties. The position was reopened in an effort to seek candidates from the District. Current dire... Read More

Cool Weather Delays Opening of Alliance's Big Blue Bay Pool

Due to unseasonably cool weather, Big Blue Bay swimming pool in Alliance has postponed opening. The City of Alliance is prepared to open the pool as soon as weather permits. Opening Day will be announced when water temperatures and air temperature... Read More

May 21, 2019

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.94 (+0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.94 (+0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Lisco – 3.94 (+0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.94 (+0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Gering – 3.94 (+0.01) Farmers Co-Op/Hem... Read More

Nebraska farmer testifies to Senate Ag Committee

WASHINGTON – Matt Rezac, a fourth-generation corn and soybean farmer from Weston, Nebraska, said today in testimony to the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee that farmers’ commitment to future generations, paired with their willingness to embrace... Read More

UNMC’s Agricultural Safety and Health Center to co-host a child agricultural injury prevention workshop in Des Moines, June 23-24

A national workshop dedicated to childhood agricultural safety is scheduled for June 23-24 in Des Moines, Iowa. The Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center will co-host the event along wit... Read More

Levels of Wheat Diseases Low, But Likely to Increase

A survey of wheat fields May 13-16 in the southeast, south central, southwest, and southern Panhandle regions of Nebraska revealed trace to low levels of disease, with the majority of fields showing a luxuriant green (Figure 1) with a high yield pote... Read More

Scottsbluff man pleads guilty to amended meth distribution charges

A 27-year-old Scottsbluff man faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty yesterday to an amended felony drug charge. Harold Red Bear Jr. was arrested back in January after Scottsbluff officers searched a car and found more than seven gra... Read More

Perdue Says No “Long-Term Fallout” From Dispute with China

The U.S. trade talks with China seem to be a long way from wrapping up. However, Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue is trying to assure producers that when an agreement is finally reached, it will be good for farmers’ pocketbooks. When that agreement is rea... Read More