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Johnson Represents NCGA at White House Event on Women in Ag

National Corn Growers Association Past President Pam Johnson joined U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden at the White House Monday for the Dialogue on Women Leaders in Agriculture. More than thirty p... Read More

St. Francis Develops Ebola Plan

The CDC has said all of America's hospitals should be prepared to handle a potential or confirmed Ebola virus case. St. Francis Memorial Hospital in West Point has developed such a plan. Many lessons have been learned from the Dallas, TX, case ... Read More

 Deadline to Serve on Pork Checkoff Board of Directors Nears

DES MOINES, IOWA - Oct., 2014 - The Pork Checkoff's Board of Directors is now accepting nominations to fill five three-year terms and one two-year term commencing in July 2015. Nominees may be submitted by state pork producer associations, farm organ... Read More

Winter Wheat Farmers Upset Over APH Exclusion

A provision to exclude yields from Actual Production History for farmers affected by severe weather will go into effect for some select spring crops in 2015, USDA announced Tuesday. USDA's rollout comes too late to boost insurance coverage for winte... Read More

Agriculture, Interior Departments partner to measure conservation impacts on water quality

ALTON, Ill., Oct., 2014 - The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) announced a new partnership agreement today that will provide a clearer picture of the benefits of farmers' conservation pract... Read More

EPA Announces Star System for Reducing Pesticide Drift

More stars equals greater potential for reducing spray drift of pesticides in the latest program by the Environmental Protection Agency. The EPA announced Tuesday a new voluntary Drift Reduction Technology program to encourage the use of verified, sa... Read More

Growth Energy:  Motorist Win in E15 Case

A U.S. appeals court denied an attempt to keep E15 from reaching consumers Tuesday. The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia found that the American Petroleum Institute and the Engine Products Group did not have standing in thei... Read More

Huskers Receive Blackshirts

Lincoln, Neb.- The Nebraska football team continued its preparations for its Saturday morning Big Ten conference showdown with Rutgers University on Tuesday afternoon, as the Huskers practiced for nearly two hours inside of the Hawks Championship Ce... Read More

Farm Bill's APH Yield Exclusion to be Implemented in 2015

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Tuesday announced the implementation of a new Farm Bill initiative that will provide relief to farmers affected by severe weather, including drought. The Actual Production History (APH) Yield Exclusion, available nat... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR TUESDAY OCT 21, 2014

Central Valley Ag Humphrey     Corn -    308    Beans - 889 Oakland    Corn -    299    Beans - 882 Tekamah    Corn -    299    Beans - 882 West Point    Corn -    305    Beans - 884 East Grain Hub    Corn ... Read More