CHS Foundation to award $75,000 in grants to teachers for agriculture projects

CHS Foundation to award $75,000 in grants to teachers for agriculture projects

For 75 years, the CHS Foundation has helped develop the next generation of ag leaders for lifelong success. In honor of this milestone, the foundation is awarding $75,000 in grants for K-12 teachers to implement a project at their school that will engage students in experiential agricultural education. Funds will…
Scottsbluff Shooting Suspect Makes First Court Appearance

Scottsbluff Shooting Suspect Makes First Court Appearance

The Gering man charged with shooting his cousin in a grocery store parking lot Thursday evening makes his first court appearance. https://youtu.be/rYGd-LA1Mms 35-year-old Alexander Maldonado is being held on a $1 million bond as he faces charges including Attempted 1st Degree Murder; Use of a Firearm to Commit a Felony;…
Reuters: Shrinking U.S. cattle herd likely means higher beef prices

Reuters: Shrinking U.S. cattle herd likely means higher beef prices

American shoppers struggling with inflation are looking at higher beef prices continuing in their local meat cases. Because of high feed prices and severe drought, ranchers were forced to reduce their cattle herds. Grain prices have dropped to their lowest levels since Russia invaded Ukraine, but Reuters said that might…
Alliance Police to be Honored for Victim Services Efforts

Alliance Police to be Honored for Victim Services Efforts

The City of Alliance has announced the Alliance Police Department has won the 2022 Leadership in Victim Services Award from the International Association of Chiefs of Police. https://youtu.be/vPgLstlvh3s According to a city news release, the department will be recognized as an exemplary form of leadership in the policing profession during…
Tyson Foods reports sales slump amid lower demand, higher costs

Tyson Foods reports sales slump amid lower demand, higher costs

Reduced domestic and international demand for pork is hitting Tyson Foods, one of the nation’s top pork producers. The Arkansas-based meatpacker reported this week that the company earned approximately $25 million from its pork business for the three months ending on July 3. That’s about 63 percent lower than the…
Titus Swen selected to Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watch List

Titus Swen selected to Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watch List

Laramie, Wyo. (Aug. 9, 2022) – University of Wyoming junior running back Titus Swen has been selected to the 2022 Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watch List as announced by the Tyler (Texas) Chamber and SPORTTyler.   The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award recognizes the top offensive player in Division I football who exhibits…
Rockies tee off, end Cardinals win streak at 7

Rockies tee off, end Cardinals win streak at 7

DENVER (AP) — Ryan McMahon hit a 495-foot homer for the longest drive by a Colorado player at Coors Field, Randal Grichuk went 5 for 5 and the Rockies routed St. Louis 16-5 Tuesday night, ending the Cardinals’ seven-game winning streak. “It felt really good,” McMahon said. “After you hit…
USDA Boosts Conservation on Grazing Lands and Support for Farmers, Ranchers

USDA Boosts Conservation on Grazing Lands and Support for Farmers, Ranchers

The USDA is investing up to $12 million in partnerships that expand access to conservation technical assistance for livestock producers and increase the use of conservation practices on grazing lands. The Natural Resources Conservation Service is accepting proposals through its Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative until September 22. “Privately-owned grazing lands…