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United Soybean Board Announces Polly Ruhland as New CEO

ST. LOUIS (August 23, 2017) – After an intensive search by a farmer-led team, the United Soybean Board (USB) has named Polly Ruhland as the new chief executive officer (CEO) effective November 1, 20... Read More

(Audio) State Senators To Attend

(click on news/podcast tab to hear interview with Jim Vokal)   Several state senators will be in Wisner later today for the second annual "Friendraiser and Burger Feed", hosted by Wisner area cattle feeder Jeff Dinklage and the Platte Inst... Read More

NAFTA Mexico Fact Finding Tour

The U.S. Grains Council will host a team of U.S. and Mexico-based and agriculture-focused media members to Texas and Mexico, August 6th-11th, to learn about the impact of U.S. corn exports to that market, including the critical role NAFTA plays in on... Read More

US Commerce Department Proposes CVDs on Imports Of Some Biodiesel

An initial finding that Argentina and Indonesia are subsidizing biodiesel production has prompted the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) to set preliminary countervailing duty rates of up to 68 percent on imports of the product from the two countries.... Read More

USDA Launches Animal Welfare Database

The Department of Agriculture’s Animal Plant Health Inspection Service has launched what it calls a “refined public search tool” offering access to compliance records for the Animal Welfare Act. Last year, APHIS formally initiated a comprehe... Read More

Wheat Growers Say NAFTA Can be Improved

The National Association of Wheat Growers says the North American Free Trade Agreement can be improved to benefit U.S. wheat farmers. While stressing the ag industry line of “do no harm” to agricultural trade, the Association says there are so... Read More

High School Softball Scores

Tuesday (08/22/2017) Arlington 8, West Point-Beemer 0 Ashland-Greenwood 12, Platteview 1 Bellevue West 15, Omaha Benson 0 Bishop Neumann 9, Aquinas Catholic 4 Central City 23, Polk County 10 Chase County 7, Blue Hill 3 Conestoga 14, Plattsmo... Read More

Farm Computer Ownership Report Released by USDA

A report by the Department of Agriculture shows farm access to the internet is increasing. The 2017 USDA Farm Computer Usage and Ownership report shows that nationally, 73 percent of farms have computer access. Of those farmers having computer access... Read More

(AUDIO) North Bend Central Football looking to build off last year's success

Team: North Bend Central Mascot: Tigers Colors: Orange and Black Class: C-1 Head Coach: Ryan Stieren (2nd season) 2016 record: 4-4 Returning Starters: 6 offense 6 defense The North Bend Central Football Team returns 6 starters on... Read More

Groups See Pruitt NCBA Video Biased Against WOTUS

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt’s appearance in a video with the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association is drawing criticism from critics and so-called government ethics experts. The Cattle Network reports that critic... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

Tuesday INTERLEAGUE= Final Atlanta 4 Seattle 0 Final Washington 4 Houston 3 Final Kansas City 3 Colorado 2 AMERICAN LEAGUE= Final Oakland 6 Baltimore 4 Final N-Y Yankees 13 Detroit 4 Final Boston 9 Cleveland 1 Final Tampa Bay 6 Toron... Read More