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Number of US chickens to be killed due to bird flu lower

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) _ The number of chickens at an Iowa farm that will need to be killed because of the bird flu virus has been reduced to 3.8 million. Sunrise Farms announced Tuesday that it hou... Read More

No federal protection for bistate sage grouse

RENO, Nev. (AP) _ The Interior Department will not order Endangered Species Act protection for a type of sage grouse found only in California and Nevada. The move comes months before the federal agency decides whether other sage grouse in 11 Weste... Read More

Agco Tractor Sets Speed Record

In February, a new Guinness World Record for fastest tractor was set in Finland. In a marketing campaign for AGCO's Valtra and Nokian tires, four-time world rally champion Juha Kankkunen drove a Valtra T234 tractor equipped with winter tractor tires,... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR TUESDAY APRIL 21, 2015

Central Valley Ag Humphrey     Corn -    354    Beans - 910 Oakland    Corn -    349    Beans - 910 Tekamah    Corn -    349    Beans - 910 West Point    Corn -    354    Beans - 910 East Grain Hub    Corn ... Read More

Bird flu takes big toll yet as virus hits US chicken farms

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ Poultry producers and scientists have been hoping warmer weather would knock down a virulent strain of bird flu that has hammered the U.S. Midwest, but the virus recently took its biggest toll yet, hitting a farm in Iowa that held ... Read More

Huskers Hope All American Can Play This Season

Nebraska head coach volleyball coach John Cook  is still holding out hope that AVCA First Team All American Briana Holman will be eligible to play for the Huskers this fall. Holman a native of Desoto, Texas transferred from LSU to Nebraska in Januar... Read More

Pork Checkoff Announces Annual Pork Management Conference in June

DES MOINES - April 20, 2015 - The Pork Checkoff will host the 2015 Pork Management Conference, Your Pork Industry Investment, June 16-19 in New Orleans. This annual conference brings together experts from across the industry to speak on current bu... Read More

Fundamental Baseball Camps in West Point Is May 3rd

The West Point Bombers fundamentals baseball camp is May 3rd for ages nine, 10 and 11. Registration is at 12:30 with camp from 1:00 till 2:30 p.m. For ages 12, 13 and14, registration is at 230. Camp is from  3pm-4:30pm. The cost is $10 pe... Read More

MCPHERSON, KS April 20, 2015 - Kansas Farmers Union (KFU) is pleased to announce North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center has awarded funding for Amazing Grazing III - Soil Health for Ranch $uccess. This project offers a wide vari... Read More

Another Slow, Wet Planting Season in 2015 for American Corn Farmers

Corn planting progress continues to lag according to a report released today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. With nine percent of total corn acres planted by April 19, progress lags behind the five-year average for this point by four percentag... Read More

Husker Food Connection Builds Relationships with Consumers

LINCOLN, NEB. – Students at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln had a unique and educational opportunity to learn about modern agriculture on Thursday, April 16 according to the vice president of programming for Collegiate Farm Bureau (CFB) and ... Read More