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School board member acquitted in animal torture case

STANTON, Neb. (AP) _ A Stanton school board member has been found not guilty of charges related to animal cruelty. Court records say a judge acquitted 44-year-old Kirk Van Pelt after a nonjury tria... Read More

Brazil Passes Australia as Biggest Beef Exporter to China

Chinese consumers are eating more beef than the country can produce, and that’s led to a sales bonanza for exporters in Brazil. About a year after recovering from a mad-cow scare, Brazil has supplanted Australia as the biggest seller of beef to ... Read More

Maryland Farmer Elected New U.S. Grains Council Chairman

Chip Councell, a 10th generation farmer from Talbot County, Maryland, was elected as the new U.S. Grains Council (USGC) chairman during the organization’s 56th Annual Board of Delegates Meeting this week in Louisville, Kentucky. Councell and his... Read More

Bunge Sees Farmers' Bin-Building Slowing

Though crop prices remain under pressure, grain trading giant Bunge  doesn't see much more leeway for U.S. farmers to store away crops rather than sell them on the cheap, says CEO Soren Schroder during the 2Q conference call. "My impression is ... Read More

Major League Baseball

INTERLEAGUE Thursday's Game Chi Cubs 3 Chi White Sox 1 Friday's Game Seattle (Iwakuma 11-6) at Chicago Cubs (Lester 10-4), 2:20 p.m. AMERICAN LEAGUE Thursday's Games Minnesota 6, Baltimore 2 Chicago Cubs 3, Chicago White Sox 1 Texas 3, K... Read More

Ashfall Fossil Beds On Display

The Ashfall Fossil Beds State Historical Park will hold its fossil and artifact I-D day tomorrow (Saturday) from 9 till 5. An archaeologist from the Nebraska Historical Society will be on hand to identify arrowheads, stone tools and pottery and pa... Read More

(Audio) Nielsen Foundation Grants To Benefit Cuming County

(click on news/podcast tab above to hear interview with Kelly Gentrup) The Cuming County Economic Development Inc. was awarded $75,000 from the Donald E. Nielsen Foundation. The business improvement grant program directly enhances the overall mark... Read More

Cover Crop Survey Reflects Enthusiasm for the Soil-Saving Practice

Insight from 2,020 farmers from across the country reflected enthusiasm for cover crops and—for the fourth year in a row—found a yield boost in corn and soybeans following cover crops. Multi-year data from the survey shows the yield boost increas... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR THURSDAY JULY 28, 2016

07-28-2016 Central Valley Ag Elgin         Corn -     295       Beans - 911 Humphrey     Corn -    291    Beans - 911 Monroe      Corn -   296    Beans - 921 Oakland E. Hub    Corn -    296    Beans - 9... Read More

USCA Hosts Forum to Discuss Future Outlook of the U.S. Cattle Industry

WASHINGTON – The United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) is pleased to announce the 2016 USCA Annual Meeting and Cattle Producer’s Forum, a joint event being held September 9-10th at the Big Horn Resort in Billings, Montana. USCA will hold... Read More

Spring Wheat 2016 Tour-Day 2 Day 2 Averages 46.5 BPA

OMAHA (DTN) -- The second day of sampling on the 2016 Hard Spring Wheat and Durum Tour generated a 46.5 bushels per acre average yield estimate. The two-day average is 44.8 bpa, compared to 48.8 in 2015. Scouts fanned out into the wheat fields of no... Read More