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Storm Chasers fall in extras

The Omaha Storm Chasers fell 4-2 at home in 12 innings to Albuquerque Monday night. The Storm Chasers tied the game at 2 in the 5th, and the game went scoreless after that until the Isotopes struck f... Read More

USDA Crop Progress Numbers Bearish for Wheat, Soybeans; Neutral for Corn

Corn planting and emergence continued to run ahead of the five-year average in the week ended May 22, according to USDA's latest Crop Progress report. Corn is 86% planted, compared to 75% last week, 90% last year and a five-year average of 85%. Em... Read More

Use Dormant Native Range and Supplements to Possibly Improve Cow Herd Efficiency

Maintaining cow herd nutritional requirements in an economically feasible way is vital to efficient cattle production, according to John Jaeger, Kansas State University associate professor of animal sciences. Jaeger has researched how producers can u... Read More


05-23-2016 Central Valley Ag Elgin         Corn -     359       Beans - 953 Humphrey     Corn -    348    Beans - 955 Monroe      Corn -   350    Beans - 963 Oakland E. Hub    Corn -    350    Beans - 9... Read More

Deere Tightens Leasing Terms

Deere & Co. said on Friday it has tightened conditions for renting equipment as a slump in farming incomes has led customers to prefer leasing rather than buying its agricultural machinery. In the face of lower crop prices, farmers in the U.S., ... Read More

Nebraska Gasoline Blends Top 13 Billion Gallons of Ethanol

High octane, less expensive, locally produced, renewable – no matter the reason, Nebraska motor fuel sales show that drivers continue to choose ethanol-blended gasoline. According to the Nebraska Department of Revenue Motor Fuels Division, in th... Read More

Costco Selects Site Just South of Fremont for Chicken Plant

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) _ Costco Wholesale Corp. is seeking rezoning and annexation of some property south of Fremont where it can locate a chicken processing plant. The Greater Fremont Development Council said in a news release Monday that the land i... Read More

Meat Institute Welcomes USITC Report Affirming Positive Economic Impact of TPP

The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) welcomes the positive findings of the U.S. International Trade Commission’s (USITC) report regarding the beneficial impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on the U.S. economy, agriculture sector and m... Read More

(Audio) Costco Moves Forward With Due Diligence In Fremont

FREMONT , NE- (May 23, 2016) - On Friday, Costco Wholesale Corporation filed a petition for annexation and rezoning for a poultry processing complex at Hills Farm, an industrial tract located south of Cloverly Road. “We are thrilled that we were... Read More

Senator Offers Provision to Change How ARC Yield Calculated

State Farm Service Agency offices will get some say in evening out uneven or imbalanced county yield data under the Agricultural Risk Coverage ARC-County program through a potential pilot program. Sen. John Hoeven, a Republican from North Dakota, ad... Read More

EPA Looks to Propose Pollinator Rule Before Obama Term Ends

New regulations that would require pesticide makers to begin submitting more data to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on how their products affect pollinators are set to be proposed before President Barack Obama leaves office. Under current... Read More