Can Crude Drop to $20 Per Barrel?

How low can it go — and how long will it last? The 50 percent slump in oil prices raises both those questions and while nobody can confidently answer the first question (I will try to in a moment), ... Read More

USDA Releases APH Yield Exclusion to Help Manage Risk

The U. S. Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced program details related to a new Farm Bill initiative that will provide relief to farmers affected by severe weather, including drought. Information made available include... Read More

Jon Doggett Named NCGA Executive Vice President

The National Corn Growers Association today announced the promotion of Jon Doggett to Executive Vice President, effective January 1. In his new role, Doggett will lead efforts to expand NCGA’s alliances and strategic partnerships, and elevate it... Read More

 Grassroots Effort to Stop Second Beef Checkoff Assessment Successful

LINCOLN – Nebraska Cattlemen today released the following statement regarding U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack’s announcement to withdraw his plan to create a second beef checkoff assessment under the 1996 generic act. “Over the yea... Read More

Early Morning Accident Near West Point Hospital

This van rolled over around 8 o'clock this morning in West Point. It happened about one block east of St. Francis Memorial Hospital. No other information was available....... Read More

Ag education program targets urban users

Omaha, Neb. – Consumers are becoming more involved in food choices and urban gardening. Farmer’s markets number more than 8,100 nationwide, nearly doubling over the past five years, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Community le... Read More

NHL Scores

Friday's Results:   Final 2OT  New Jersey      3  Tampa Bay   2 (SO New Jersey 1-0) Final      Ottawa          6  Anaheim     2 Final      N-Y Islanders   2  Detroit     1 Final      Winnipeg... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

Friday's Results: Final      Charlotte      109  Philadelphia   91 Final      Utah           101  Orlando        94 Final      Cleveland       95  Brooklyn       91 Final      Boston ... Read More

NFL Scores

NFL Thursday's Game= Jacksonville 21, Tennessee 13 Saturday's Games= Philadelphia at Washington, 4:30 p.m. San Diego at San Francisco, 8:25 p.m. Sunday's Games= Baltimore at Houston, 1 p.m. Detroit at Chicago, 1 p.m. Atlanta at New Orl... Read More

Men's Top 25 College Basketball Scores

Friday's Results:   Final  ( 3) Arizona       60       UTEP                 55 Final       E. Kentucky   72  (18) Miami                44 Final  (20) St. John's    53       S... Read More

New Herbicide Traits Not a Silver Bullet for Weed Resistance

If you are under the impression that the two new herbicide-tolerant trait technologies nearing commercialization will be your next one-shot answer to weed control, Kevin Bradley would like to set you straight. "They are just another tool in the tool... Read More