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VIDEO: Ricketts agrees with Trump; More trade aid may be needed | Ag News Update (2/26/20)

Good Wednesday Morning! Rural Radio Network's Bryce Doeschot has this update of agriculture news. Stories: Ricketts agrees with Trump; More trade aid may be needed Celebrating National FFA Week; Meet Savannah Gerlach Enjoy agricu... Read More

UK Farmers Union Wants High Food Standards in Trade Negotiations

The United Kingdom shouldn’t allow imports of food that fall short of the country’s own standards when it draws up trade agreements. That thought comes directly from the head of the UK’s National Farmers Union. NFU President Minette Batters ... Read More

High School Basketball Scores

Tuesday's Scores By The Associated Press BOYS PREP BASKETBALL Class B District B-1 Waverly 36, Platteview 30 District B-2 Omaha Skutt Catholic 82, Ralston 60 District B-3 Omaha Roncalli 70, Bennington 57 District B-4 Elkhorn Mount Michael ... Read More News: February 25, 2020

Today on News:  The Scotts Bluff County Sheriff's Department and Scottsbluff Police Department continue their searches for missing persons Maci Baily and Beau Gealy, who have not been seen or heard from in a week Gering Council balks... Read More

Cargill Moving into the Fake-Meat Business

Cargill is making a jump into the plant-based protein business. The global giant announced plans to sell its private-label plant-based patties and ground products to retailers and restaurants beginning in early April. Cargill says the offerings ar... Read More

UNO to Oversee Counterterrorism, Terrorism Prevention Research Center

The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) and University of Nebraska (NU) are positioned to be world leaders in counterterrorism and national security following the announcement of a 10-year, $36 million grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Sec... Read More

Family Offering $15,000 Reward For Information on Whereabouts of Beau Gealy

It has been one full week since anyone has seen or heard from Beau Gealy, and now his family is offering a $15,000 reward for information to help bring him home. Courtesy The Gealy Family The 29-year-old was last seen on February 18th in Scott... Read More

NFU says goodbye to Roger Johnson; Election coming for new president

The National Farmers Union officially saw Roger Johnson off into retirement late last week during a party that took place in the Farmers and Distillers Restaurant in northwest Washington, D.C. Johnson, the NFU President for 11 years, announced bac... Read More

Wyoming hemp plan receives USDA approval

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) approved Wyoming’s plan to regulate hemp on Feb. 24.  The agency granted authority to the Wyoming Department of Agriculture (WDA) to regulate the industry in Wyoming. “This has been a long... Read More

Feb. 25, 2020

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney/Lisco – 4.03 (+0.02) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 4.03 (+0.02) Crossroads Co-op/Gering/Lyman – 4.03 (+0.02) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.25 (+0.03) New Alliance / Alliance – 4.25 (+0.03) Fr... Read More

Brazilian beef is back in the U.S.

Late last week, the USDA reopened the door into the U.S. market for imports of raw beef from Brazil. The agency says the world’s largest beef exporter has taken the right steps to improve its food-safety inspection system, bringing it up to U.S. st... Read More

Gering Council Rejects Staff Choice for Oregon Trail Park Quad Field Finish Work

The Gering City Council Monday night rejected a staff recommendation of a Missouri company to perform the field finish portion of the upcoming Oregon Trail Park Quad ball field project after the owner of a local company seeking the bid objected to th... Read More

Secretary Perdue Announces New FSIS Leadership

(Washington, D.C, February 25, 2020) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the appointment of Paul Kiecker to serve as Administrator of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). ... Read More

(Listen) Subdistrict report: Scottsbluff, Alliance get wins, meet tonight for B-8 title

Here's a boys basketball subdistrict tournament report for Tuesday 2/25: WEATHER UPDATE: D2-12 at Chadron State: Games tonight have been postponed and moved to Wednesday (tomorrow)..Sioux County vs. Cody-Kilgore, Hay Springs vs. Crawford D1-... Read More