High School Basketball Scores

^Monday's Scores< ^By The Associated Press= ^BOYS BASKETBALL= Boys Town 76, Omaha Concordia 53 Central City 41, Schuyler 34 ^CRC Tournament= ^Quarterfinal= High Plains Community 66, Cross Co... Read More

Olive Township's 'Naked Farmer' grateful for recovery

OLIVE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) _ Tim Vander Zwaag confidently walks through his house without assistance and has a firm handshake with a wide smile. And he laughs, even at his nickname _ The Naked Farmer. ``It's a very unique story,'' he told The H... Read More

USDA Creates More Bird Habitat Opportunities on Irrigated Farmland

WASHINGTON, Jan 26, 2015 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Val Dolcini today announced that the Conservation Reserve Program now will encourage more bird habitats to be established in irrigated farmland... Read More

Cozad Growing Education in Agriculture

The Cozad Chamber Ag Committee meets monthly to discuss education of students in the importance of agriculture and supporting students in finding jobs in the agriculture industry. They have an Ag Exposure Day that involves area presenters to come tea... Read More

ASA Announces Regional Winners of 2015 Conservation Legacy Awards

ST. LOUIS (Jan. 26, 2015) –The American Soybean Association (ASA) is pleased to announce Steve Berger, Wellman, Iowa (Midwest Region); Mike Starkey, Brownsburg, Ind. (Northeast Region); and Jimmy Thomas, Timberlake, N.C. (South Region), as the regi... Read More

Cattlemen Urge Renewal of Trade Promotion Authority

WASHINGTON (January 26, 2014) - As trade negotiators meet again this week, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association urges the renewal of Trade Promotion Authority, legislation that gives the President authority to negotiate trade agreements with a... Read More

Free Webinars Help Growers Make Farm Bill Decisions

Three hour-long webinars this week, sponsored by Illinois Corn, will detail the three decisions farmers face when it comes to commodity programs in the 2014 Farm Bill: Keep or update yields? Retain or reallocate base acres? Which program to choose to... Read More

Bomgaars to Acquire Twelve Former ALCO Stores

Sioux City – Bomgaars Supply, Inc. a farm and ranch retail chain with headquarters in Sioux City, Iowa has acquired the leases and fixtures of twelve former ALCO stores in four states. Of these twelve stores, eight will be new locations includin... Read More

U.S. Pork Producers ‘All In’ On TPA

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 26, 2015 – With negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal hanging in the balance, the National Pork Producers Council today threw its support behind renewal of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), which will ... Read More

Chadron State locks dorms, but tale of armed man was false

CHADRON, Neb.  Chadron State College officials have said a report about an armed man on campus proved to be false. The dorms were locked down for about six hours Saturday night and Sunday morning as police searched the campus. A 16-year-old boy a... Read More

Milk industry fights back against 'anti-dairy folks'

The milk industry is fed up with all the sourness over dairy. As Americans continue turning away from milk, an industry group is pushing back at its critics with a social media campaign trumpeting the benefits of milk. The association says it need... Read More