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Chairman Peterson, Secretary Perdue Speak on Pandemic Response; Committee Unveils Online Hub for Response Resources

WASHINGTON – House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson of Minnesota and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue spoke by phone today to discuss the status of the Federal response to the corona... Read More

EPA Announces New Tool for Soybean Growers to Combat Weeds

 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the registration of the use of isoxaflutole on genetically engineered soybeans, providing soybean farmers with a new tool they can use to control weeds that have become resistant to many othe... Read More

Panhandle Cities Express Support of Directed Health Measures Issued by State

With the new Directed Health Measures issued by the state, communities across the Panhandle are aligning their operations to fit within the restrictions, and urging residents to do their part to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. Officials ... Read More

City of Alliance Says Carhenge to Remain Open

The City of Alliance has announced that Carhenge will remain open to the public and visitors are allowed to walk around the monument.  City leaders ask that all visitors please  practice social distancing guidelines for everyone's safety. T... Read More

Gering Council Rejects Initial County Offer on Past Allo Franchise Fees

The City of Gering has rejected a settlement offer from Scotts Bluff County over ALLO Communications franchise fees paid in error to the county instead of the city. On a unanimous 7 - 0 vote Tuesday, the Gering City Council decided to join the Cit... Read More

Thinking outside the box

CURTIS, Neb. _ Educators have stretched teaching methods and hands-on learning platforms to a unique level of outreach. When asked to “think outside the box” due to the coronavirus pandemic our faculty and adjunct instructors at the Nebraska ... Read More

March Mid-America Business Confidence Falls to Record Low

A survey of supply managers in a nine-state region of the Midwest and Plains is showing more signs of the coronavirus pandemic's disruptive economic impact. A report released Wednesday says the Mid-American Business Conditions index sank in March ... Read More

Petit to join Nebraska Hall of Fame

Five distinguished student-athletes and one legendary head coach make up the 2020 University of Nebraska Athletic Hall of Fame class, who will be announced individually over the next three weeks. The first announced member of this year’s class is T... Read More

Lack of spring drills perplexes football coaches

CHADRON, Neb. -- March 31, 2020 -- The world definitely has much bigger problems created by the Coronavirus than the fact the Chadron State football team won't be able to have spring practice. It's a minuscule matter in the grand scheme of things. Ma... Read More

AUDIO: Market Commentary with Daily Brokers

Summary The market complex as a whole has a much more risk off feeling going into the Wednesday, day trade. The sentiment follows President Trump's comments on Tuesday night that the death toll could exceed 100,000 as the Covid-19 pandemic continu... Read More

DFA Named Winning Bidder for Dean Foods Assets

Dean Foods announced Tuesday Dairy Farmers of America as the winning bidder to acquire a substantial portion of Dean Foods' business operations. In a statement, Dean Foods says. "We ran a competitive auction process and are pleased to have reached th... Read More