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Canada-China Relations Strain over Politics, Trade

While the U.S. continues its trade war negotiations with China, Canada's relations with China are straining, as well. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada' won't back down' to various disputes with China. Meanwhile, China, which has mad... Read More

Bridgeport theft suspects apprehended

The Morrill County Sheriff's Office says authorities have apprehended the duo accused of stealing from a slot machine at Frankie’s Bar and Grill in Bridgeport. On Thursday, the Sheriff's Office released photos of the suspects, and on Friday, Mor... Read More

Big Ten Releases Conference Basketball Schedule

Lincoln – Five weekend Big Ten home games, including matchups with Purdue, Indiana and Wisconsin, highlight Nebraska's 2019-20 men's basketball conference schedule released Friday morning. The five home games include the Big Ten home opener against... Read More

Secure Beef Supply, Anaplasmosis Discussed At Dorrance Field Day

Benefits of a Secure Beef Supply (SBS) Plan, managing anaplasmosis in cowherds and locust tree/yucca shrub control were among the topics discussed at the final KLA/Kansas State University Ranch Management Field Day. Nearly 100 ranchers attended the A... Read More

Rural Development Saves Nebraskans Energy Dollars

 LINCOLN, NEB. Aug. 23, 2019 – Nebraska Rural Development State Director Karl Elmshaeuser announces that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded $203,493in Nebraska to reduce energy costs for agricultural producers and rural small... Read More

NDA announces Ft. Laramie Canal crop loss insurable

On Aug. 23, Governor Pete Ricketts and Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) Director Steve Wellman thanked US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and the Risk Management Agency for the determination of an insurable event for those affected by t... Read More

Northeast Community College fundraising for new ag facility

NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) — Northeast Community College is raising money to build new agriculture facilities on the college's Norfolk campus. Officials said Thursday what will become the Agriculture and Water Center of Excellence will give students an ... Read More

KDA Participates in Ag Trade Mission to Argentina

In late July, the Kansas Department of Agriculture participated in a trade mission to Argentina, where the team attended the La Exposición Rural 2019, the most prominent livestock show in the country. In addition, the Kansas delegation had the oppor... Read More

Vietnamese Market Continues Demand Growth Despite ASF Challenges

There are no rearview mirrors on the motorbikes in Ho Chi Minh City, as the saying goes, implying the Vietnamese people never look backward, but stay focused on the future. That can-do, progressive attitude has established Vietnam as one of the fa... Read More

Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation Receives Grant to Provide   Professional Development for Teachers

The Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation was awarded a grant from the National Agriculture in the Classroom Organization (NAITCO) to support the growth of agricultural literacy in pre-kindergarten-12th grade classrooms in Nebraska. Funding for the compet... Read More

(Listen) Platte Valley Pro-Am tees off today

In case you missed it earlier in the week I'll re-post this article on the Platte Valley Pro-Am Golf Tournament that starts today at the Scotts Bluff Country Club. With the biggest field yet expected to be on hand, the 2019 Platte Valley Pro-Am go... Read More

Nebraska Supreme Court Decides Alternative KXL Route is Valid; Court Upholds 2017 Public Service Commission Ruling

Today the Nebraska Supreme Court ruled the November 20, 2017, Nebraska Public Service Commission  decision approving an alternative route of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline through Nebraska shall stand. This follows a Montana Federal Court ruling ... Read More

EWC hosting tailgate party prior to volleyball match with WNCC next week

Eastern Wyoming College would like to invite all Lancer fans to attend a walking taco tailgate party on Tuesday, August 27th, 5:30-7:00 pm prior to the first home volleyball game. This will be held in the CTEC parking lot located just north of the... Read More

High school softball season is underway

The high school softball season opened up on Thursday and will continue through the weekend for area teams. Yesterday in North Platte it was the Gering Bulldogs dropping a pair of games to North Platte and Adams Central. 7-5 was the final in th... Read More