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Midland Men lose, women win Tuesday

The Midland Men's Basketball Team lost 94-82 to Warner at the Holiday Inn Express Classic in Lake Wales, FL on Tuesday while the women won 73-61 at home over Presentation. The Warrior women are bac... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR TUESDAY DECEMBER 18, 2018

12-18-18 Central Valley Ag Elgin Corn - 343 Beans - 792 Humphrey Corn - 343 Beans - 807 Monroe Corn - 344 Beans - 807 Oakland E. Hub Corn - 340 Beans - 815 Royal Hub Corn - 344 Beans - 799 Wakefield Corn - 337 Beans - 792 West Point Corn - ... Read More

Kansas cuts fine against hog farmer for unapproved building

Kansas regulators have slashed a fine against a northwest Kansas swine operation for ignoring orders to halt the construction of unauthorized facilities capable of holdings tens of thousands of hogs. The Topeka Capital Journal reports that the Ka... Read More

FDA Comments on less antibiotic use.

The FDA has reported that sale of animal antibiotics has dropped by a third between 2016 & 2017. The following statement comes from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb on the news. Every year, at least two million Americans are sickened by serious... Read More

JBS employees agree to contract extension, pay increase

Hundreds of workers at a Greeley-based meat processing company have ratified a contract extension that will include annual pay raises and continued health coverage. The Greeley Tribune reports the current agreement for workers at JBS USA, which ... Read More

Ag Must Be Part Of U.S.-EU Trade Deal, Groups Insist

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 18, 2018 – An ad hoc coalition of more than 50 food and agriculture organizations is insisting that any trade deal between the United States and the European Union include agriculture and that it address the EU’s restrictiv... Read More

USDA Cites JBS With P&S Violation

JBS Agrees to Restitution for Producers Who Sold to Grand Island, Nebraska, Plant OMAHA (DTN) -- USDA has imposed a $50,000 civil penalty against JBS USA Food Co., also known as Swift Beef Co., and required restitution to producers after JBS' ... Read More

(Audio) West Point Postal Office Busy

(click on podcasts to hear interview with Johnson)     Time is running out to get your packages to their destinations on time for Christmas.   West Point Postmaster Steve Johnson talks about the deadlines....... Read More

(Audio) Blueprint Nebraska To Hold Town Hall Wednesday In Norfolk

(click on podcast page to hear interview with Smith)   Working to create a new standard of sustainable economic prosperity for all Nebraskans, Blueprint Nebraska will hold public town halls in Lincoln, Omaha, and Norfolk on Wednesday, ... Read More

NCGA: USDA Trade Aid Comes Up Short, Again

The National Corn Growers Association expressed disappointment that corn farmers impacted by trade tariffs and ongoing trade uncertainty would receive virtually no relief through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Market Facilitation Progr... Read More

NCGA Announces 2018 Yield Contest Winners

With improved seed varieties, advanced production techniques and innovative growing practices, corn growers achieved impressive yields despite weather-related adversity in the National Corn Growers Association 2018 National Corn Yield Contest. The... Read More