• Groups urge approval of farm fair practice rules

    National Farmers Union joined a coalition of 82 farm, rural and consumers groups today in sending a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to implement the Farmer Fair Practices Rules via executive order. The rules would provide the most basic of protections to American family farmers and ranchers who are enduring unfair and abusive practices as a result of extremely consolidated agricultural marketplaces.

  • Ricketts appoints economic development director

    Gov. Pete Ricketts announced the appointment of David Rippe as the next Director of the Department of Economic Development on Wednesday.

  • Turkey tails speaks volumes about our globalized food system

    Intensive livestock farming is a huge global industry that serves up millions of tons of beef, pork and poultry every year.

  • Bringing Persimmons into the Limelight

    Persimmon is a sweet, flavorful fruit that hasn’t gotten much attention. That’s probably because many people don’t know what it is, how to eat it, or that it’s good for you.

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Eastern Wyoming College honors Veterans

Veterans Day at Eastern Wyoming College

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NCTA to offer sprayer clinic on Nov. 15

A “sprayer clinic” for agricultural producers and herbicide applicators of field crops will be Nov. 15 at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis.

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Lawsuit entered over wild horse gather near Rock Springs

The State of Wyoming and a ranching group have entered into the latest in a series of contentious lawsuits over the presence of wild horses in southwest Wyoming, pitting wild horse advocates against the Bureau of Land Management.

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Chadron State College honored by National Weather ServiceCSC College Relations Special to The Farmer CHADRON, Neb. – An official from the National Weather Service (NWS) praised administration and staff of Chadron State College Thursday for completing a s

An official from the National Weather Service (NWS) praised administration and staff of Chadron State College Thursday for completing a set of rigorous warning criteria necessary to earn the distinction of being StormReady. CSC is the second higher education institution in Nebraska to receive the StormReady designation.

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Kimball Co. hosts regional land judging

Teams from Scottsbluff and Bayard high schools placed at the top of the ranks during the 2017 West Nebraska Regional Land Judging Contest here.

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    Field Studies – Blowing the whistle on marketing claims

    With technology surrounding today’s culture, data and marketing information has become a key part of life. Farmers, especially, have been targeted with large quantities of new technology created to generate more efficient farming systems promising easy real-time data access.

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    Valley Artist Guild Annual Art Show, Open House

    The West Nebraska Arts Center will host the annual the Platte Valley Artist Guild show and open house Saturday.

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    Fraud victims may claim part of $586M Western Union fund

    Nebraskans who were deceived into sending payments to scammers using Western Union’s wire transfer service may now apply for compensation from a $586 million dollar fund administered by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Victim Asset Recovery Program.

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    Cold Feet

    Yer lookin’ at a feller with no tennis shoes, a ’76 GMC pickup, an outhouse and a learning permit for a cell phone.

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    Tax reform moves forward

    Simplifying our broken tax system is no easy task, but we know Americans need relief.

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    Partnership aims to trigger statewide clinical transformation

    The Nebraska Health Information Initiative (NeHII) is pleased to announce its partnership with the Compass Practice Transformation Network in executing the work of the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative (TCPI) in Nebraska. TCPI was introduced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in 2015 to help clinicians achieve large-scale clinical transformation.

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    Reducing the size of government

    Nebraskans everywhere tell me about the importance of getting government out of the way so they can work together to grow their community. Ag producers looking to expand their operations have expressed concern about onerous regulations coming out of Washington.

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