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(AUDIO) USGC Helps Celebrate Opening Of Panama Canal Expansion

The long-awaited Panama Canal expansion opened Sunday with a ceremonial ship passing through the waterway. The U.S. grains industry, including the U.S. Grains Council (USGC), has eagerly anticipated the completion of the Canal expansion project since it was announced nearly a decade ago. ...

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(AUDIO) USGC Helps Celebrate Opening Of Panama Canal Expansion

The long-awaited Panama Canal expansion opened Sunday with a ceremonial ship passing through the waterway. The U.S. grains industry, including the U.S. Grains Council (USGC), has eagerly anticipated the completion of the Canal expansion project since it was announced nearly a decade ago. ...

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WRDA Bill Called Critical for Infrastructure

In a letter sent by Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., to Senate leaders Wednesday, a group of 29 Republican senators made a push to bring the Water Resources Development Act, or WRDA, to the floor of the Senate before the July 1 recess. On the Senate floor Wednesday, Inhofe asked senators to begin submit...

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USDA Reports: Corn Acres Up to 94.15 MA, Soybean to 83.69 MA

WASHINGTON, D.C. (DTN) -- USDA boosted corn acres above pre-report expectations to 94.15 million acres, up 7% from last year. Soybean acres also rose to 83.69 million acres, up 1% from last year. Quarterly grain stock estimates also blew past pre-report estimates, with USDA pegging corn stocks at 4...

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Latest Drought Monitor Shows Increased Dryness in W. Cornbelt

The latest U.S. Drought Monitor was released today (Thursday) from the USDA Drought Mitigation Center in Lincoln. The map (above) shows abnormally dry conditions continuing to increase across parts of Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa and Missouri with moderate drought now showing up in Southeast Iowa. &...

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Stabenow: Votes Will Be There For GMO Labeling Bill

Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., said the Senate probably won't vote on a GMO labeling bill this week, but "it will have the 60 votes" when it comes up likely after July 5. Stabenow is the ranking Democrat on the Senate Agriculture committee. Senate Ag Committee Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan., and rank...

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Community Calendar

Jul
1
Fri
all-day Bridge Work
Bridge Work
Jul 1 all-day
Bridge Work – the bridge 3 miles northwest of Beemer on Highway 275 will be reduced to one-lane only, now through July. Expect delays as repairs are made to the bridge this summer.
all-day Kenny Loggins Free Concert
Kenny Loggins Free Concert
Jul 1 all-day
Singer Kenny Loggins puts on a free concert in Omaha’s Memorial Park in Omaha, Friday, July 1st around 6. Fireworks will follow – no admission.
all-day West Point Community Theatre Bus...
West Point Community Theatre Bus...
Jul 1 all-day
West Point Community Theatre Bus Trip Sunday, July 31st traveling to see “The Music Man” performance in Manley, NE. If interested call 402-380-8231.
Jul
2
Sat
all-day Fort Atkinson State Park Indepde...
Fort Atkinson State Park Indepde...
Jul 2 all-day
Fort Atkinson State Historical Park will celebrate Independence Day Saturday, July 2nd and Sunday, July 3rd by re-enacting daily events from the fort as described in a newspaper from that era. Join in for a[...]
all-day Lake Manawa’s Fireworks Display
Lake Manawa’s Fireworks Display
Jul 2 all-day
Lake Manawa’s fireworks display will be held at dusk on Saturday, July 2nd at the lake.
Jul
3
Sun
all-day I Love American Choir Rehersal
I Love American Choir Rehersal
Jul 3 all-day
I Love America Choi Rehearsal Sunday, June 3rd at 8pm at First Lutheran Church in Oakland.
all-day Oakland Chamber of Commerce Part...
Oakland Chamber of Commerce Part...
Jul 3 all-day
Oakland Chamber of Commerce Party in the Park Sunday, July 3rd. It’ll be at the Oakland-Craig Sports Complex beginning at 6pm. There’ll be kids activities, food, a beer garden, and the Burt County Bicentennial Choir[...]
all-day Valley Potluck Lunch
Valley Potluck Lunch
Jul 3 all-day
Valley, Nebraska Potluck Lunch Sunday, July 3rd 12pm at the Valley City Park Pavilion in Valley. Followed by family fun!, sponsored by the ‘Spirit of Peace” Mission. Call 402-541-7019 for details.

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