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New Corn Grower Local in Boone/Nance/Platte Counties

LINCOLN, NE‹Corn growers in three central Nebraska counties are joining together to form the newest local chapter of the Nebraska Corn Growers Association (NeCGA).  The new Central Plains Corn Grow... Read More

Kansas farmer testifies in Senate Ag Committee on Cuban trade

A Kansas farmer was called upon by the United States Senate Committee onAgriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, to testify on the opportunities and challenges for trade with Cuba. Kansas Wheat Commissioner Doug Keesling, Chase, was part of a delegation ... Read More

CCFN Praises U.S. Congress for Trade Promotion Authority Provision

(Washington, DC, April 21, 2015) The Consortium for Common Food Names (CCFN) applauds the inclusion of strong language in the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) bill on the need to curtail improper use of geographical indications (GI), addressing a... 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