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DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR TUESDAY AUGUST 23, 2016

08-23-16 Central Valley Ag Elgin          Corn -     287       Beans - 942 Humphrey     Corn -    284    Beans - 945 Monroe      Corn -   289    Beans - 948 Oak... Read More

Nebraska State Fair Will Feature 4-H Exhibits & Video Wall

Visitors to the 147th Nebraska State Fair – Aug. 26 to Sept. 5 in Grand Island – will celebrate the people, products and talent of Nebraska. The fair is a chance for about 144,000 Nebraska 4-H youth, representing all 93 counties, to share what th... Read More

Some Viptera Claims Tossed but Multiple Syngenta GMO Corn Lawsuits Continue

A federal judge last week dismissed claims made by a group of farmers in a class action lawsuit against Syngenta that the company should have done something to inspect and keep harvested Viptera and Duracade GMO MIR162 corn from being shipped to Chin... Read More

AKSARBEN Coronation & Scholarship Ball Royal Court Announced

The AKSARBEN Coronation & Scholarship Ball Committee has announced the members of the Royal Court for the 2016 AKSARBEN Coronation & Scholarship Ball, scheduled for Saturday, Oct.15 at Baxter Arena in Omaha. The Royal Court is comprised of... Read More

Huskers Take Top Spot in Big Ten Preseason Poll

The top-ranked Nebraska volleyball team was unanimously picked as the favorite in the Big Ten Conference Preseason Poll selected by the Big Ten's 14 head coaches. After claiming their fourth national title last season, the Huskers top the preseason p... Read More

IRS Targets Popular Estate Tax Saver

A proposed IRS regulation could make it much more difficult for family-owned businesses to avoid federal estate taxes when assets exceed the current per-person limit of $5.45 million. That could prove especially painful to farm estates where a modest... Read More

Unanimous Vote by IA Wright Co Board For Prestage Farms

Yesterday the Iowa Wright County Board voted unanimously to start construction of the Prestage Farms pork processing facility. The project will cost $240 million. They anticipate 900 new full-time jobs will be created. “We are investing in Iowa ... Read More

Sorghum Field Days To Feature Industry Agronomist

Sorghum farmers are reminded to make plans to attend the 2016 Sorghum Field Days to be held at two locations in Nebraska during September.  “We have a program update to announce Dr. Rick Kochenower, Sorghum Agronomist for Chromatin, Inc. will be o... Read More

Midwest Crop Tour Day 1 Shows Variable Corn Yields

"I feel really confused," said Nick Ehlers, a Tipton, Iowa, farmer after scouting crops on the first day of the western leg of the 2016 Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour. "I saw some really marginal corn yields today that left me wondering about USDA's 1... Read More

(Audio) Mass Medication Dispensing Exercise To Be Held In West Point

(click on news/podcast tab above to hear interview with Melanie Thompson West Point is one of five points of dispensing (PODs) sites for the Elkhorn Logan Valley Public Health Department's coverage area of Burt, Cuming, Madison and Stanton Countie... Read More

High School Softball Scores

Monday (08/22/2016) Aquinas Catholic 16, Schuyler 1 Beatrice 4, McCook 3 Bellevue West 6, Omaha Skutt Catholic 2 Central City 12, Northwest 4 Conestoga 4, Cass County Central 0 David City East Butler 2, North Bend Central 1 Fort Calhoun 5, W... Read More