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(Audio) Critical Blood Shortage - Red Cross To Be In West Point

(click on news/podcast tab above to hear interview with Red Cross) While thousands of people from across the country responded to the emergency request for blood and platelet donations issued by th... Read More

(Video) Day One Of Big Ten Media Days Report

Big Ten Football Media Days got underway on Monday. in Chicago.  The Rural Radio Network's Jayson Jorgensen has this report. Read More

Kaine's Ag Resume Voted for 2014 Farm Bill, Opposes TPP, Supports Conservation

OMAHA (DTN) -- Though U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack would have been considered a homerun for agriculture as Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's running mate, Sen. Tim Kaine's, D-Va., resume suggests a mixed bag for farmers and ... Read More

Iowa State To Participate In Women's Basketball Challenge

AMES, Iowa - The Big 12 and Southeastern conferences have announced the 2016 schedule of their Women's Basketball Challenge. Every team from the Big 12 will participate, while 10 teams from the SEC will take part in 2016. The format features five ... Read More

Beathard, King Named to B1G’s Preseason Honors List

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- University of Iowa senior quarterback C.J. Beathard and senior defensive back Desmond King have been named to the sixth annual Big Ten Conference football preseason honors list. The announcement was made by the Big Ten Conference o... Read More

Briar Cliff Men’s Volleyball Signs Jenca

Briar Cliff men's volleyball head coach Trevor Schirman has announced the signing of Nicholas Jenca to his 2016-17 Charger recruiting class. Jenca, a native of Bolingbrook, Illinois, is a graduate of Plainfield East High School where he competed in v... Read More

Darnell named Wayne State's first Head Strength and Conditioning Coach

Wayne State College Director of Athletics Mike Powicki announced Monday the hiring of Grant Darnell as the school's first-ever Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. "The hiring of our first-ever Head Strength and Conditioning Coach is a tremendous s... Read More

USDA Weekly Crop Progress Monday's Numbers Show Bearish for Corn, Soybeans

OMAHA (DTN) -- Corn and soybean condition ratings held steady at 76% and 71% good to excellent, respectively, in the week ended July 24, according to USDA's latest Crop Progress report released Monday Corn condition was unchanged from a week ago and... Read More

Freight Costs Rise as Large Crops Loom

"Bin-buster" will likely be the one word to describe the 2016 harvest. Starting with the winter wheat crop, yields so far have been reported to be anywhere from 50 bushels per acre to as high as 85 bpa or higher in some areas. USDA recently revised i... Read More

Nebraska Producers Reminded of Aug. 1 Deadline to Submit Nominations for Farm Service Agency County Committees

(LINCOLN, Nebraska) July 25, 2016 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Nebraska Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Dan Steinkruger today reminded farmers, ranchers and other agricultural producers they have until Aug. 1, 2016, to nomin... Read More

Angus Names Genetic Research Director

The American Angus Association and Angus Genetics Inc. (AGI) welcome Dr. Stephen Miller as the newly named director of genetic research for the cattle industry’s leading genetic evaluation center. Miller, most recently a principal scientist with... Read More