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Crop Progress Report

KANSAS - For the week ending March 17, 2019, there were 1.0 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 0 percent ... Read More

Global Corn Research Confab Held in St. Louis

Corn researchers from around the world gathered in St. Louis last week for the annual Maize Genetics Conference. The conference covers a broad range of subject areas and allows attendees from academia, industry, and funding agencies to learn about th... Read More


  03-18-19 Central Valley Ag - Elgin Corn - 335 Beans - 788 Humphrey Corn - 333 Beans - 799 Monroe Corn - 333 Beans - 799 Oakland E. Hub Corn - 335 Beans - 799 Royal Hub Corn - 337 Beans - 788 Wakefield Corn - 328 Beans - 784 West P... Read More

The Art of Civil Discourse

The world today is quick to judge. A lurking mob stands ready to provide a sum judgement of a person’s character and worth based on a small sample of actions or choices. Look at responses to any social media post made by an elected official. Eve... Read More

Lawyers Seek Extension in Soybean Suit

Lawyers Seek Extension of Settlement Talks in Soybean Suit MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Lawyers on both sides of a federal lawsuit claiming a soybean seed company purposely sold faulty seeds to black farmers in Mississippi are asking a judge for mor... Read More

East Husker All-Conference Basketball

East Husker Conference All-Conference Basketball Girls 1st Team Dacey Nelson- Oakland-Craig Sidney Swanson- West Point-Beemer Sierra Kile- West Point-Beemer Taya Beller- Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family Kaegan Held- Clarkson/Leigh Jessie Brandl- ... Read More

(Audio)  West Point Retreat To Feature Rwandan Genocide Survivor

A committee in West Point is bringing in a special speaker for a retreat at St. Mary's Catholic Church on March 22nd and 23rd.       Immaculee Illibigiza is a Rwandan genocide survivor who spent three months hiding in a 3x5... Read More

Officials Seize 1 Million Pounds of Pork Amid Virus Concerns

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal authorities say 1 million pounds (0.45 million kilograms) of pork products allegedly smuggled from China have been seized at a New Jersey port. Troy Miller, field operations director for the Customs and Border Protect... Read More

Combined Effort Continues in Response to State of Emergency

Lincoln Mayor Issues Water Restrictions   Lincoln, Neb. – Yesterday evening Lincoln Mayor Chris Beutler issued mandatory water restrictions. Beutler took the action after the Lincoln Water System experienced some power outages in and around t... Read More

Highway 275 Bridge Closed Between Wisner and Beemer

Cuming County Sheriff Brad Boyum says Hwy 275 is now closed between Beemer & Wisner.   The approach to bridge has been compromised.       Interstate 29 remains closed from Council Bluffs , Iowa , South to Rock Port in n... Read More

Iowa Governor signs law to prevent undercover reports on animals

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Kim Reynolds has signed into law a bill designed to prosecute people who get hired at a farm in order to work undercover to report on animal living conditions. The bill was approved by the Senate and House on Tuesday... Read More