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NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA PLAYOFFS Friday's Game Cleveland 94, Atlanta 82 (Cavaliers lead series 2-0) Saturday's Game Golden State at Houston, 9 p.m. (Warriors lead series 2-0)  ...... Read More

USDA Reminds Farmers to Certify Conservation Compliance by June 1 Deadline

WASHINGTON, May 21, 2015 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds farmers to file a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification form (AD-1026) with their local USDA Service Center by June 1, 2015. The 2014 Fa... Read More

West Point resident receives award for rescuing man and horse

West Point Emergency Medical Service Officer, Steven Brune, was named the National Firefighter/EMT of the Year this week. wpnews.com reports that Brune will be presented the award during the 97th Annual American Legion National Convention in Balti... Read More

Ethanol Hopes to Open Exports to Japan

With the ethanol industry facing market challenges at home with the Renewable Fuel Standard and the E10 blend wall, two ethanol industry groups and a commodity group are on a trade mission to Japan with the hopes of opening up more export opportuniti... Read More

Third Case Of Avian Influenza Found In Nebraska

LINCOLN - The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) in conjunction with the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed preliminary testing shows the presence of a third case ... Read More

COF Report Shows Lower Placements

USDA's Cattle-On-Feed Report Friday was released a little early due to the long holiday weekend. It showed April placements falling short of expectations.   On-feed  101%, placements at 95% and marketings 92%. Nebraska feedlots, with capacities... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR FRIDAY MAY 22, 2015

Central Valley Ag Humphrey     Corn -    342    Beans - 866 Oakland    Corn -    338    Beans - 866 Tekamah    Corn -    338    Beans - 866 West Point    Corn -    342    Beans - 866 East Grain Hub    Corn ... Read More

Senate Ag Committee Reauthorizes Grain Standards Act

The Senate Agriculture Committee passed a bill reauthorizing the U.S. Grain Standards Act on Thursday that includes measures designed to avoid interruption in inspection services at export terminals. The legislation fixes a lingering concern fol... Read More

Man Hospitalized After Being Rescued From Beneath Tractor

NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) _ A 79-year-old Norfolk man has been hospitalized after being rescued from beneath a tractor. The Norfolk Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/1EnfFd2) that Longin Karel was pinned by the tractor after it was struck by a car around... Read More

NPPC President Ron Prestage Statement On Walmart Commitment To Responsible Farming

The National Pork Producers Council applauds Walmart’s commitment, announced today, to sustainable and responsible farming, which America’s pork producers make every day. By using antibiotics responsibly and providing humane and compassionate car... Read More

U.S. Wheat Growers Call for Equal Trade in Canada

ARLINGTON, Virginia – Yesterday, U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) and the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) jointly called for improvements in Canada’s treatment of U.S. wheat classes in a letter to Canadian Minister of Agriculture and Agri... Read More