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US Cabinet Officials: Farm Exports a Priority in NAFTA

Both U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue emphasized that the Trump administration has no intention of jeopardizing U.S. agricultural exports to Canada and Mexic... Read More

Schneider takes over West Point-Beemer Cross Country Program

West Point-Beemer has a new Cross Country Coach in Megan Schneider. Schneider takes over for Dale Mundil, who left the school to work at the new Career Academy Center in Beemer....... Read More

Longtime Northeast faculty/staff members retire

NORFOLK, NE – Four long time members of the Northeast Community College faculty and staff were honored recently during a Retirement Reception. Harry Lindner, drafting instructor, and Dr. Linda Boullion, music department chair and director of cho... Read More

More classes coming up at NECC

NORFOLK – Northeast Community College in Norfolk will hold another one-session Heartsaver Adult CPR and AED class in June. The non-credit class, with course number HLTH 5140/17S & CRN #70135 will meet Saturday, June 10, from 8 a.m.-12 p.m., ... Read More

Purple Color in Corn Seedlings: A Valid Concern Affecting Yields?

The rainy season in combination with a long period of unusual low temperatures are causing slow plant growth for all summer crops, including corn. Cold temperatures and saturated soils are not only affecting corn stands through uneven emergence and l... Read More

Straight named new Head Volleyball Coach at West Point-Beemer

Conley Straight has been named the new Head Volleyball Coach at West Point-Beemer. Straight takes over for Monica Wiehn, who went 15-15 in one season as Head Coach of the Cadets. Wiehn will stay on at the school and be an assistant coach next s... Read More

Chargers’ Stay in Florida Cut Short by Weather

For a third day in a row weather was a factor at the 2017 NAIA Women's Golf National Championship at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Rounds one and two were delayed by inclement weather, forcing the tournament to cut to 17 teams and 40 i... Read More


05-26-17 Central Valley Ag Elgin          Corn -     320       Beans - 835 Humphrey     Corn -    315    Beans - 838 Monroe      Corn -   315    Beans - 841 Oakland E. Hub    Corn -    315    Beans - 8... Read More

USDA Farm Service Agency County Committee Nomination Period Begins June 15

he U.S. Department of Agriculture announced today that the nomination period for local Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committees begins on Thursday, June 15, 2017. “County committees allow farmers and ranchers to make important decisions about... Read More

USDA Releases Bearish Cattle On Feed Report

Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.0 million head on May 1, 2017. The inventory was 2 percent above May 1, 2016. Placements in feedlots during April tot... Read More

Lawmakers Use Farm Bill Hearing to Push Back on Proposed USDA Budget Cuts

As they heard testimony from economists on the problems in farm country, leaders of the Senate Agriculture said Thursday there should no more cuts to farm bill programs. Committee Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan., and ranking member Debbie Stabenow, D-M... Read More