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Stinner: Complete redo of Nebraska Tax Advantage Act may be necessary

Gering Senator John Stinner says it may be necessary to do more than a tweek to the Nebraska Tax Advantage Act. The state's major economic development incentive legislation expires in 2020 and the Chairman of the Legislature's Appropriations Commi... Read More

Trade News Has Pork Producers Feeling Optimistic

News on the trade front is getting better for U.S. pork producers as the Trump administration today announced it wants to negotiate trade agreements with the European Union, Japan and the United Kingdom. The National Pork Producers Council commended ... Read More

(Video) Weekly Husker Chat with Sean Callahan – – – Nebraska vs. Minnesota

Northwestern came from behind for a stunning 34-31 victory over Nebraska on Saturday at Ryan Field. Nebraska had leads of 28-14 and 31-21 in the fourth quarter, but Northwestern  rallied late in regulation to force overtime and win its first home... Read More

Nebraska ACT scores drop as officials expected

Nebraska's average ACT scores have dropped below the national average. Officials say the decline was expected, because 2018 is the first year all students in the graduating class took the ACT college entrance exam as juniors. The Lincoln Journa... Read More News: October 16, 2018

Today on News:  Guitar honoring VALTS teacher to be auctioned Wednesday Scottsbluff City Council approves largest LB 840 grant in its history KNEB Farm Intern Payton Flower catches up with local farmers to talk about affect of wee... Read More

Survey Shows Rural Support for Republican Candidates, Trump and His Trade Policies

Rural America is widely credited with giving now-President Donald Trump his margin of victory over Hillary Clinton two years ago. By the results of our newest DTN/The Progressive Farmer Zogby Analytics poll, rural America does not regret the decision... Read More

Organic Field Crop Acreage Grows While Non-GMO Acreage Declines

Acreage planted to organic field crops is on the rise while land planted to non-GMO corn and soybeans declined, according to a new report from Mercaris, a market data and trading platform for the identity-preserved grain industry. The number of farm... Read More

Oklahoma's Choctaw horses connect to Mississippi

Six foals sired by a cream-colored stallion called DeSoto scamper across a pasture in southwest Mississippi — the first new blood in a century for a line of horses brought to America by Spanish conquistadors and bred by Choctaw Indians who were lat... Read More

Wheatland power plant workers sue over wages

Several current and former employees of a Wyoming power plant near Wheatland say they were unpaid for hours worked. The Casper Star-Tribune reports four current workers of the Laramie River Power Station have filed a collective action lawsuit agai... Read More

Study finds that larger pigs still mean tender pork

In a consumer-driven business, the pork industry benefits from giving grocery shoppers what they’re looking for. So meat scientists’ recent findings that consumers are routinely happy with larger cuts – and the resulting tenderness profiles ... Read More

South African farmers cry fowl over Trump metal tariffs

Which came first, the chicken or the trade war? Well before President Donald Trump began slapping tariffs on steel, aluminum and other imported goods, there was a deal with South Africa that gave U.S. chicken producers duty-free access to a market... Read More

Scotts Bluff County Management Accountant to retire

Scotts Bluff County Management Accountant Jerry Crable has served the County Board in a number of capacities over the last 12 years, but he is now ready to begin the retirement chapter of his life. Crable's final day on the job will be in late Nov... Read More

Kansas Takes the Lead in Secure Food Supply Plans

MANHATTAN, Kan. — The Kansas Department of Agriculture Division of Animal Health (KDA–DAH) is pleased to share that Kansas now has more than one million head of cattle covered by Secure Beef Supply Plans, a significant step toward supporting the... Read More

Guitar honoring VALTS teacher to be auctioned Wednesday

A special guitar made by ESU #13 VALTS students in honor of teacher and breast cancer patient Karen Reason will be auctioned off Wednesday evening at Backaracks in Scottsbluff. Reason, who is now in the reconstruction phase after double mastectomy... Read More