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Cattlemen Applaud Gov. Terry Branstad's Confirmation As Ambassador to China:

WASHINGTON-- Craig Uden, president of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, today released the following statement in response to the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad to be the U.S. Ambassador to China: “As the six... Read More

Boston Market Commits to GAP Animal Welfare Standards

The rotisserie-cooking chain Boston Market announced plans to source chickens certified by the Global Animal Partnership and processed via a controlled-atmosphere system. A Meating Place Dot Com article says the pledge will take effect in 2024. Ch... Read More

Crop Insurance Industry Fears Budget Cuts

President Donald Trump’s budget is expected to be released on Tuesday and it’s still not known if or how much the president is expected to cut from farm subsidies and other programs that serve rural areas. Early press reports indicate that farm s... Read More

NBA Scores

Monday scores Final Golden State 129 San Antonio 115...... Read More

NHL Scores

Monday scores Final Nashville 6 Anaheim 3  ...... Read More

Gering Council chastised for failing to rezone property for proposed restaurant

Even though an application for a requested rezoning of a Gering property for a proposed barbecue restaurant was withdrawn, the City of Gering was taken to task Monday night for not granting the rezoning. Despite gaining approval from the Gering Pl... Read More

Fertilizing Pastures in May?

Fertilizing cool season pastures can help you take full advantage of recent spring rains. Grass growth is stimulated by nitrogen fertilizer just like other crops.  One key to profitable fertilizing of pastures, is to time fertilization to stimulate ... Read More

Weekly Crop Progress Report Neutral for Corn, Soybeans

Planting and emergence were running close to the average pace for both corn and soybeans last week, while winter wheat conditions saw a slight boost from the previous week, according to USDA's weekly Crop Progress report released Monday. USDA esti... Read More

KNEB.tv News: May 22, 2017

Today on KNEB.tv News: The ground has been broken on Gering's new Civic Plaza Inaugural Scottsbluff Celtic Gathering in the books after successful first year Bicyclists from across the country and beyond convene on Gering for second annual... Read More

Jay Debertin Elected President and CEO of CHS Inc.

ST. PAUL, Minn., May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CHS Inc. (NASDAQ: CHSCP, CHSCO, CHSCN, CHSCM, CHSCL), the nation's leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods company, announced today that its board of directors has elected J... Read More

Chadron teen honored for acing ACT exam

Today, Governor Pete Ricketts and the Nebraska Department of Education recognized 17 Nebraska high school students for their academic achievement in earning top scores of 36 on the ACT or a 1600 on the SAT college admissions exam. One of those eli... Read More

Agricultural Economic and Technology Summit Coming to Kearney

LINCOLN, NE. – From global trade to the data and technology use, Nebraska farmers, ranchers, and agriculture professionals will get the information they need to develop strategies for not only this year’s growing and marketing season, but also to... Read More

Hagge Named Big Ten Freshman of the Week

Lincoln – The Big Ten Conference released its final weekly awards for the 2017 baseball season on Monday and Nebraska freshman outfielder Mojo Hagge was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week. The Omaha native hit .462 (6-for-13) last week at Penn Stat... Read More

Let's Grow Awards Seven Grants in Fifth Round

Seven new grant requests were selected for funding when the Let's Grow Committee met in Denver in early May to consider proposals for the fifth round of grants. The committee has now awarded 57 grants totaling nearly $950,000 in the past three years.... Read More