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ASA’s Scott Testifies on Farm Bill Risk Management Programs

Soybean farmer Kevin Scott testified on the importance of risk management programs within the nation’s farm legislation at a hearing before the Senate Agriculture Committee this morning in Washingto... Read More

Barchart Names Michael Browne as Head of AgriCharts

CHICAGO, IL (AgPR) – Barchart, a leading provider of financial market data and technology, announced Michael Browne has been named head of Barchart’s agricultural division,AgriCharts.  AgriCharts provides agricultural information and technology... Read More

(Ohio State Looks For Better Finish To Season

At  many places  an 11-2 record and a spot in the National Semifinals is good enough, but that's not the case at Ohio State. After finding a way to sneak into the national semifinals with its overtime victory over Michigan, Ohio State was embarrass... Read More

DuPont Gets Boost From Farmers With Dow Merger Set to Close

DuPont Co. got a boost from U.S. farmers as it closes in on the historic $75 billion merger with Dow Chemical Co. next month. Seed sales climbed in the second quarter as DuPont introduced new varieties of soybeans in North America,  while pest... Read More

Drought, Prices Weaken Rural Midwest Bankers’ Outlook

After rising to growth neutral for two straight months, the Creighton University Rural Mainstreet Index fell below the 50.0 threshold for July, according to the latest monthly survey of bank CEOs in 10 Midwestern states. The index, which ranges be... Read More

Shareholders File Class Action Suit Against Chipotle

A New York law firm last week announced it would lead a class action lawsuit against Chipotle by the company’s shareholders. The lawsuit was filed against Chipotle Mexican Grill and its officers, on behalf of shareholders who purchased Chipotle sec... Read More

Senate Committee Blocks E15 Bill

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee has halted a bill that would have allowed gasoline with 15 percent ethanol to be sold year-round. The bill was co-sponsored by Republican Senators Deb Fischer of Nebraska and Chuck Grassley of Iowa... Read More

Class Action Lawsuit Aimed at Monsanto Over Dicamba Spraying

A lawsuit filed last week accuses Monsanto sales representatives of secretly giving farmers assurances of using “off label” methods for a dicamba herbicide formulation. The St Louis Post-Dispatch reports the lawsuit claims: “This was Monsant... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

Major League Baseball Monday's scores   INTERLEAGUE= Final Chi White Sox 3 Chi Cubs 1 Final Houston 13 Philadelphia 4 Final Cleveland 6 Cincinnati 2 Final Miami 4 Texas 0 Final L.A. Dodgers 6 Minnesota 4 AMERICAN LEAGUE= Fina... Read More

Christ Place Church to hold Youth Event

West Point's Christ Place Church is holding a youth kickoff event at Neligh Park Wednesday night. Intern Siera Strong has the details. "Sure. So it's going to be at 6:30 p.m. in Neligh Park at the 330 Building. And yeah so we're going to have some ga... Read More

(AUDIO) West Point Seniors knock off O'Neill in Area Tournament

Wayne-The West Point Senior Legion Baseball team kept their hopes of making state alive by defeating O'Neill 5-2 in the Class B Area 5 Tournament in Wayne Monday night. West Point got on the board first as Cole Kreikemeier hit in Kobe Benne in the... Read More