22 W. 17th St., Scottsbluff, NE 69361 • Ph: 308-635-3110 • Fax: 308-635-7435
E-EDITION LAST UPDATED:
Current E-Edition

Top Stories Opinion Ag Community Special Sections Home 

Harvest operations swing into high gear

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 15th, 2014
KIMBALL, A slow-moving weather front passed through the tri-state region last weekend, bringing cool, damp, windy conditions and depositing widely scattered precipitation. Some of the rainfall events, particularly in northeast Colorado, produced locally heavy precipitation.
...more

Rebuilding cowherds is among the topics at Nebraska State of Beef Conference

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 15th, 2014
NORTH PLATTE, Cow-calf producers in Nebraska and surrounding states are facing a decision as their pastures recover from several years of drought.
Many producers are considering rebuilding herds that were downsized in response to the drought.
...more

Cow-calf commentary: work and WORK, vision and VISION

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 15th, 2014
There's a difference between working in the business and working on the business. An example of working in the ranch business, for instance, might be fixing fence.
...more

Farmers, motorists urged to focus on safety during harvest

Modified: Wednesday, Oct 15th, 2014
LINCOLN, Take a second for safety. As farmers are entering the fields to harvest and traveling roads, the Nebraska Corn Board (NCB) and Nebraska Corn Growers Association (NCGA) is asking farmers and those driving near harvest equipment to take precaution during this busy harvest season.
...more

Sniffing out the source of beef manure odor

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 15th, 2014
CLAY CENTER, A recent study conducted by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists indicated that just three compounds in beef manure were responsible for generating over two-thirds of detectable odors.
These findings by ARS agricultural engineers Bryan Woodbury and John Gilley could help with developing techniques for controlling objectionable odors from manure used to
...more

Fields dry following rains

Posted: Thursday, Oct 9th, 2014
KIMBALL, A hint of autumn breeziness flowed across the tri-state region last week with gusty westerly winds peaking in the mid-afternoon. Conditions were otherwise mostly warm, sunny and dry.
...more

Could 2012 become the norm?

Posted: Thursday, Oct 9th, 2014
LINCOLN, Nebraskans who wonder what climate change could portend for the state have a recent reference point: the summer of 2012.
The worst drought in the region's recorded history, it could be just a typical summer by century's end, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) scientists warn.
...more

TDS turning sewage waste into fertilizer

Posted: Thursday, Oct 9th, 2014
TORRINGTON, Wyo., In a twist to an old adage, "One man's sewage is another man's fertilizer" might be a an apt description of the newest project by TDS Environmental to reduce the impact of waste products on the environment and municipal resources.
Through its commitment to finding better methods of waste management, TDS has acquired equipment to enter the field
...more

Cow-calf commentary: Fences

Posted: Thursday, Oct 9th, 2014
You may recall that Robert Frost (1874-1963), one-time Poet Laureate of the United States and recipient of four Pulitzer Prizes for his work, penned in 1914 a poem called "Mending Wall."
Something there is that doesn't love a wall, That sends the frozen-ground-swell under itů
...more

Nebraska Corn Board: Partners with UNL for distinctive Presidential Chair

Posted: Thursday, Oct 9th, 2014
LINCOLN, The Nebraska Corn Board has made a $2 million commitment to the University of Nebraska Foundation to establish the permanently endowed Nebraska Corn Checkoff Presidential Chair.
The endowment will provide annual support to the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) for research and development related to corn demand.
...more





Select Page:
Within:
Keyword:

Google

Entertainment









 

Copyright 2014 News Media Corporation

News    Classifieds    Shoppe    Search    ContactUs    TalkBack    Subscribe    Information    E-Edition    Business Portal