USDA Announces Grants for Childhood Obesity Prevention Programs

WASHINGTON - March 26, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the USDA awarded $9 million in grants to develop childhood obesity intervention programs through colleges and universi... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL Friday's Games Minnesota 4, Calgary 2 Columbus 5, Chicago 2 Edmonton 4, Dallas 0 Saturday's Games Nashville at Washington, 12:30 p.m. N.Y. Rangers at Boston, 1 p.m. Anaheim at N.Y. Islanders, 1 p.m. San Jose at Philadelphia, 1 p.m. Ariz... Read More

NCAA Tournament Scores

NCAA MEN'S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT Friday's Games SOUTH REGION: Duke 63, Utah 57 SOUTH REGION: Gonzaga 74, UCLA 62 EAST REGION: Louisville 75, NC State 65 EAST REGION: Michigan State 62, Oklahoma 58 Saturday's Games WEST REGION FINAL: Wisconsin ... Read More

Oakland-Craig And West Point Beemer School Districts To Discuss Options

West Point-Beemer Public School board members will be in talks with board members from Oakland-Craig Public Schools about the future of the two school districts. Oakland Craig Superintendent Joe Peitzmeier tells the KTIC Newsroom, "Really don't kn... Read More

AFBF President Bob Stallman says Votes Show WOTUS is Flawed

“Key votes this week in the Senate delivered a resounding message that the proposed Waters of the U.S. rule is flawed in both substance and process. Senators indicated they will not tolerate outlandish regulatory actions that disregard established ... Read More

Texas A&M Advises Farmers to Re-run Their FSA Commodity Program Analysis

If you ran the Texas A&M Decision tool, in many cases it recommended PLC.  Based on the letter that was sent to users on Tuesday (3/24/15), printed below, it appears they have adjusted their price estimates up, causing a reduction or elimination... Read More

Subcommittee examines the implementation of the 2014 Farm Bill

Today, Rep. Rick Crawford (R-AR), Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management held a public hearing to examine implementation of the 2014 Farm Bill. The Farm Bill was signed into law... Read More

Leaders will focus on driving returns, accelerating growth

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 27, 2015-- To drive further improvements in returns and accelerate the company's growth strategy, Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) today announced five management appointments in its Corn business unit. Craig ... Read More

Cover Crop & Soil Health Workshop- April 14th

The question is not how much rain you have, but how much rain soaked in? We’ll discuss this important question at a Cover Crop and Soil Health Workshop to be held on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to Noon.  Location will be at the Don Blas... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR FRIDAY MARCH 27, 2015

Central Valley Ag Humphrey     Corn -    367    Beans - 900 Oakland    Corn -    362    Beans - 900 Tekamah    Corn -    362    Beans - 900 West Point    Corn -    367    Beans - 900 East Grain Hub    Corn ... Read More

White House Issues Action Plan to Fight Drug-Resistant Bacteria

WASHINGTON—The White House issued the most extensive action plan ever against drug-resistant bacteria, or superbugs, seeking to curb antibiotic use at farms and hospitals—and promote tests to find lethal bugs, and antibiotics to kill them. The... Read More