NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA Thursday's Games= Chicago 103, New York 97 New Orleans 99, Houston 90 Milwaukee 108, Sacramento 107 Golden State 114, Oklahoma City 109 Friday's Games= Charlotte at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.... 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

Gung-ho Globies finalists in Thought For Food Challenge

They call themselves the Gung-ho Globies and appropriately so, the Iowa State University student team was chosen as one of 10 teams worldwide to compete for $10,000 in seed money for developing an innovative idea to feed the world. Team membe... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR THURSDAY DECEMBER 18, 2014

Central Valley Ag Humphrey Corn - 370 Beans - 969 Oakland Corn - 361 Beans - 962 Tekamah Corn - 361 Beans - 962 West Point Corn - 367 Beans - 964 East Grain Hub Corn - 372 Beans - 969 Cooperative Supply Dodge Corn - 367 Beans - 967 Howells ... Read More

Nebraska Joins Lawsuit Over Colorado Marijuana Law

Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning was joined today (Thursday) by Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt in filing a lawsuit in the U.S. Supreme Court seeking a declaration that Colorado’s legalization of marijuana violates the United States Con... Read More

U.S. Wheat Farmers Anticipate Increased Trade with Cuba

The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) and U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) applaud President Obama’s announcement today that the United States will begin discussions to renew diplomatic relations with Cuba, which will make it easier for Cuba ... Read More

Deere Sells Crop Insurance Arm

Deere has sold its crop insurance unit to Farmer's Mutual Hail Insurance Co. In a memo to agents obtained by Reuters, Deere said it would make an official announcement regarding the sale later Thursday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. A D... Read More

China approval may spur financial settlements for Syngenta-lawyers

Dec 18 (Reuters) - Chinese government approval for imports of a controversial type of Syngenta AG biotech corn increases the likelihood the seed maker will pay settlements to more than 100 U.S. farmers and exporters suing for damages from grain shipm... Read More

CME Changes Limits On Cattle Futures

CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced it will change daily price limits in its CME Feeder Cattle futures effective Thursday, December 18, pursuant to its emergency action authority. The current da... Read More

Vilsack Speaks on New Course for U.S.-Cuba Relations

WASHINGTON- "Throughout history, agriculture has served as a bridge to foster cooperation, understanding and the exchange of ideas among people. I have no doubt that agriculture will continue to play that powerful role as we expand our relationship w... Read More