Nebraska Wheat Growers Association to hold annual meeting, followed by meeting of Nebraska Wheat Board

The Nebraska Wheat Growers Association (NWGA) will hold its annual meeting Monday, December 8, 2014 at the West Central Research and Extension Center located at 402 West State Farm Rd., North Platte, ... Read More

USDA Disaster Assistance to Help Thousands of Honeybee, Livestock and Farm-Raised Fish Producers

WASHINGTON, Nov. 24, 2014 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA today announced that nearly 2,500 applicants will receive disaster assistance through the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm-Raised Fish Program (ELAP) for lo... Read More

Pelini Determined To Find Answers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ For the second year in a row, Nebraska coach Bo Pelini is going into the final week of the regular season facing questions about his job security. Nebraska followed a lopsided loss at Wisconsin two weeks ago with a home loss to M... Read More

Coalition Steps in to Defend Maui Residents from Pesticides and GE Contamination

Honolulu, HI – A coalition of Maui and Moloka‘i residents, farmers, and public interest groups, represented by Center for Food Safety (CFS) and Earthjustice, has filed papers in Honolulu federal district court to defend the County of Maui’s rec... Read More

Vesicular Stomatitis Diagnosed in Wheeler County, Nebraska

  LINCOLN – According to State Veterinarian Dr. Dennis Hughes, the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) has confirmed a diagnosis of Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) in cattle on two farms in Wheeler County.  Livestock on both farms have been... Read More

Switching to soybeans? Make sure fields are ready.

INDIANAPOLIS — Nov. 24, 2014 — Thinking about putting soybeans back into your rotation next season? If you’ve been following a corn-on-corn cropping strategy in recent years, plan ahead to make sure your fields are ready for the switch to so... Read More

West Point Theater Sells Its 100,000th Ticket

  The  West Point Community Theater last week sold their 100-thousandth movie ticket to DesiRae Svehle from Snyder. She has won a free movie pass and popcorn each movie weekend for a year. "Some where back in our thoughts we thought it... Read More

Immigration Orders Won’t Help Milk Producers

Last week’s announcement of executive orders on immigration will not help the future needs of dairy farmers, according to the National Milk Producers Federation. President and CEO Jim Mulhern said "We still need congressional action." Mulhern said ... Read More

Cady Leads Huskers To Win

Lincoln, Neb. - Emily Cady scored a career-high 25 points and added nine rebounds as No. 16 Nebraska rolled to a 66-43 women's basketball win over Utah on Sunday afternoon at the Bob Devaney Sports Center. The Huskers, who played their first game on ... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL Sunday's Games= St. Louis 4, Winnipeg 2 N.Y. Rangers 5, Montreal 0 Anaheim 2, Arizona 1 Vancouver 4, Chicago 1 Monday's Games= Pittsburgh at Boston, 7 p.m. Philadelphia at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m. Ottawa at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Minnesot... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA Sunday's Games= Memphis 107, L.A. Clippers 91 Miami 94, Charlotte 93 Portland 94, Boston 88 Golden State 91, Oklahoma City 86 Denver 101, L.A. Lakers 94, OT Monday's Games= Portland at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Charlotte,... Read More