Agriculture Under Secretary Scuse Leads USDA Trade Mission to Southeast Asia March 9-13

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2015 – Leaders from six state agriculture departments and 21 U.S. agribusinesses and organizations will accompany U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary Michael S... Read More

Commodity Classic Reaches New Heights in 2015

ST. LOUIS (March 4, 2015) – With nearly 8,000 total attendees, the 2015 Commodity Classic convention and trade show, which took place last week in Phoenix, Arizona, shattered previous records for the landmark event. “The 2015 Commodity Classic... Read More

Nebraska Farm Real Estate Values Slip 3 Percent in Last Year

Lincoln, Neb., March 4, 2015 -- After five years of increases in Nebraska farmland values, the state average dropped 3 percent, according to preliminary findings released today by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The state average farmland value ... Read More

Ringling Bros. eliminating elephant acts; company says it will phase them out by 2018

POLK CITY, Fla. (AP) _ The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is ending its iconic elephant acts. The circus' parent company, Feld Entertainment, says that the acts will be phased out by 2018, citing growing public concern about the anima... Read More

When to Look at Colostrum Supplementation Replacement

UNL Beef Extension Veterinarian Dr. Richard Randle gives the RRN's Shalee Peters the scoop on the importance of colostrum with your newborn calves.   http://s35.podbean.com/pb/3ccd7c4d80dd520f8b4390753a6f9e01/54f637b6/data2/blogs60/701558/... Read More

Valent BioSciences Corporation Acquires Mycorrhizal Applications

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 4, 2015-- Valent BioSciences Corporation (VBC), the leader in biorational product development for agriculture, public health, and forestry worldwide, announced today it has acquired Mycorrhizal Applications, I... Read More

Test aims to boost farm efficiency, free up water for cities

DENVER (AP) _ A Colorado ranch owner and a university researcher are testing underground crop irrigation, hoping it can make farms more efficient and reduce competition between cities and agriculture for the state's scarce water. The first crops w... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL Wednesday's Games= Ottawa 3, Winnipeg 1 Detroit 2, N.Y. Rangers 1, OT Colorado 3, Pittsburgh 1 Anaheim 3, Montreal 1 Thursday's Games= Calgary at Boston, 7 p.m. St. Louis at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Minnesota at Washington, 7 p.m. Toron... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA Wednesday's Games= Phoenix 105, Orlando 100 Indiana 105, New York 82 Cleveland 120, Toronto 112 Boston 85, Utah 84 Charlotte 115, Brooklyn 91 New Orleans 88, Detroit 85 Oklahoma City 123, Philadelphia 118, OT Memphis 102, Houston 100... Read More

USGS: More data needed to assess any fracking-pollution link

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) _ A new study by the U.S. Geological Survey says more data is needed to be able to say for sure if a link exists between unconventional oil and gas development and degraded water quality. The study published in the American Geo... Read More

Top 25 College Basketball Scores

College Basketball Scores= By The Associated Press= EAST= Duquesne 81, Fordham 66 Miami 67, Pittsburgh 63 NJIT 71, Howard 62 Ohio St. 77, Penn St. 67 Providence 79, Seton Hall 66 Richmond 56, UMass 53 Saint Joseph's 55, La Salle 50 ... Read More