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Today on News: Work on Scottsbluff's new truck stop on the east edge of town remains on schedule, with beams now taking shape for the building The City of Gering will pursue a claim against ALLO,  seeking to recover more than $95,000... Read More

Tuesday Fontanelle Final Bell with Jeff Peterson of Heartland Farm Partners

What are the current factors that the market is watching currently? Corn and soybean yields & Harvest weather. South American Weather, Chinese Trade Talks. What impact will the snow and freezing temps have on the corn and soybean yields? Do you ... Read More

City celebrates the completion of the Civic Plaza in Downtown Gering

City leaders, business representatives and Gering citizens gathered just north of the Gering Civic Center to dedicate the new Downtown Civic Plaza Tuesday afternoon. Initially conceived four years ago, the project underwent a number of changes bef... Read More

Crop Progress Futures One Report *Audio*

In addition to corn condition dropping 1 percentage point this week, corn estimated as mature is still far behind the five-year average pace, according to USDA NASS' latest Crop Progress report released Tuesday. As of Sunday, 73% of corn was estimat... Read More

Girls State Golf: Scottsbluff wins State Championship, Gering runner-up

For the eighth time in school history, and the first since back to back titles in 2013 and 2014, the Scottsbluff Lady Bearcats are the Class B state golf champions. Scottsbluff finished on top with a two day score of 677. After a day one round of ... Read More

Extension, Farm Service Agency Plan Farm Bill Education Meetings Across Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb., Oct. 15, 2019 – University of Nebraska Extension and USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Nebraska are planning a series of Farm Bill education meetings in late November through December to assist producers as they begin to make farm-b... Read More

Oct. 15, 2019

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney/Lisco – 3.61 (-0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.61 (-0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Gering/Lyman – 3.61 (-0.05) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.84 (-0.05) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.84 (-0.05) Fr... Read More

EPA Issues Supplemental Proposal for Renewable Fuels Volumes

WASHINGTON (October 15, 2019) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking seeking additional comment on the recently proposed rule to establish the cellulosic biofuel, advanced biof... Read More

USDA Recognizes Hard-Working School Meals Professionals, Empowers Them to Do Right in School Lunchrooms

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today issued the following statement in support of President Donald J. Trump’s National School Lunch Week Proclamation. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) celebrates food service professionals, sch... Read More

Scottsbluff Little Caesars Pizza open for business

After months of anticipation,  Scottsbluff's newest restaurant opened its doors this morning. Shortly before 11 a.m., Little Caesars welcomed its first customers. Unbeknownst to him, William Jennings of Scottsbluff was the store's first customer.... Read More

NeFB focused on boosting high-speed internet

Nebraska Farm Bureau offers a series of suggestions to improve rural broadband LINCOLN — Ensuring all Nebraskans can access reliable, high-speed internet service is the focal point of Nebraska Farm Bureau’s engagement with the Nebraska Rur... Read More

Study Shows Pig Farmers Improving Their Environmental Footprint Through Efficiencies

A new environmental study has found that pig farms are generating less manure nutrient content associated with odor. Data gathered from more than 106,000 samples at 182 North Carolina farms shows significant reductions in ammonia levels and manure ... Read More

Nebraska tax collections above projections in September

Nebraska state government collected more tax revenue than expected in September. The Department of Revenue reported Tuesday that the state received $522 million in net revenue, which is 8.2% higher than the official certified forecast of $510 mill... Read More

Gering to pursue legal claim against Allo for overdue franchise fees

The city of Gering will pursue a legal claim against Allo Communications, seeking to recover more than $95,000 overdue in franchise fees. Following a closed session of about 15 minutes, Gering City Council members voted in favor of following that ... Read More