Court to review fertilizer brief

Court to review fertilizer brief

The U.S. Court of International Trade said it will review an amicus brief submitted by the National Corn Growers Association and other ag groups. The brief involves a case the court is considering regarding tariffs on phosphorous fertilizers imported from outside the country. “Farmers, faced with severe shortages and high…
NSP Introduces Five New K9s with 2022 Calendar

NSP Introduces Five New K9s with 2022 Calendar

The Nebraska State Patrol is introducing the newest police service dogs serving Nebraska with a calendar that is available to the public. NSP has added five new K9s in 2021.  “Our Police Service Dog Unit does phenomenal work across our entire state,” said Captain Jason Scott, Commander of the NSP…
Midwest Sheep and goat market for the week of Nov. 27th

Midwest Sheep and goat market for the week of Nov. 27th

Bull Tackle Feed in Lexington Nebraska sponsors this weekly report. This week we hear from one of his customers on some of the benefits they have seen using Bull Tackle Products. Learn more at Bull Tackle’s Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/bulltackle/ Before we get to the report I hope you had a…
Adding Mineral to Irrigation May Lower Toxic Elements in Soils

Adding Mineral to Irrigation May Lower Toxic Elements in Soils

Welcome to Pocket Science: a glimpse at recent research from Husker scientists and engineers. For those who want to quickly learn the “What,” “So what” and “Now what” of Husker research. What? Arsenic, uranium and other trace elements naturally occur in topsoil across the U.S. Corn Belt, including the Cornhusker…
Huskers End Three Win Season

Huskers End Three Win Season

Lincoln- The Nebraska football team led No. 17 Iowa by 12 in the fourth quarter Friday at Memorial Stadium, but the Hawkeyes scored 19 unanswered points in the final quarter to rally for a 28-21 win in the annual Heroes Game between the border rivals. The game turned when Iowa, trailing…
USDA Seeks Applications for Rural Energy for America Program

USDA Seeks Applications for Rural Energy for America Program

USDA is accepting applications for loan guarantees and grants for renewable energy systems; and to make energy efficiency improvements, conduct energy audits and provide development assistance. Funds are being made available under the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP). USDA is seeking applications for Fiscal Year 2022 funding. The deadlines to apply for…
1,100+ Served By Thanksgiving In the Valley

1,100+ Served By Thanksgiving In the Valley

The 38th year of Thanksgiving In the Valley saw yet another record number of meals served Thursday. More than 1,100 meals were put together at the Guadalupe Center in Scottsbluff for delivery and pick up during the day. Turkey roasts were among those offerings prepared by local businesses off-site, with…
National Family Health History Day is November 25

National Family Health History Day is November 25

While you’re giving thanks with your family on Thursday, Nov. 25  - Thanksgiving, as well as National Family Health History Day - consider throwing in a question or two about your clan’s health history, along with inhaling the turkey and pumpkin pie and catching up with loved ones. Even if…
“Giving Thanks and Giving Back”

“Giving Thanks and Giving Back”

By Governor Pete Ricketts As we enter a season of giving, it’s an opportunity for each of us to reflect on the blessings we’ve received over the last year.  When the Pilgrims celebrated the first Thanksgiving in 1621, they gave thanks to God for their safe passage to America and…
Bartunek Family Receives Grand Prize Boat in Take ’Em Fishing Program

Bartunek Family Receives Grand Prize Boat in Take ’Em Fishing Program

When the opportunity arose, Mitch and Heather Bartunek decided to introduce their 2-year-old daughter, Tinley, to fishing. And now, after winning the grand prize in the 2021 Take ’em Fishing program, they’re looking forward to enjoying future fishing trips with their growing family from a new Bass Tracker Classic XL…