Soil Health Touted at Washington EPA Meeting

The importance of soil health and what farmers are doing about it was communicated loud and clear at a meeting this week of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Farm, Ranch and Rural Communities... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA Friday's Games Toronto 91, Philadelphia 86 Atlanta 103, Oklahoma City 93 Miami 89, Indiana 87 Cleveland 129, Charlotte 90 New York 113, Orlando 106 Chicago 102, Dallas 98 New Orleans 92, Minnesota 84 San Antonio 99, L.A. Lakers 85 H... Read More

Top 25 College Basketball Scores

TOP 25 MEN'S BASKETBALL Friday's Game (16) VCU 63, Saint Louis 61 Saturday's Games ( 1) Kentucky at South Carolina, Noon ( 3) Gonzaga vs. Pacific, 8 p.m. ( 6) Wisconsin at Michigan, 7 p.m. ( 7) Arizona at California, 10:30 p.m. ( 9) Iow... Read More

Economic Downturn and Other Factors, Not COOL, Caused Decline in Live Cattle Imports to the U.S.

WASHINGTON (Jan. 22, 2015) – Contrary to arguments made by America’s trade competitors to the World Trade Organization (WTO), an economic downturn that sapped consumer demand — not Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL) — caused decreased demand f... Read More

STC analysis monitors rail performance for 2014 harvest

The Soy Transportation Coalition (STC) is working with the University of Minnesota on a research project, “2014 Harvest: Attaching a Garden Hose to a Fire Hydrant.”  Attached are the results from the fourth and most recent survey period of Janua... Read More

Research Progress Reported by Iowa Nutrient Research Center at Iowa State

AMES, Iowa — Two sets of progress reports are now available online for research projects funded through the Iowa Nutrient Research Center at Iowa State University. One set is the first quarterly reports for projects funded for 2014-2015. The... Read More

Deere to lay off more than 1,000 workers in Iowa, Illinois

Deere is laying off about 910 workers indefinitely from factories mostly in Iowa and will sideline another 500 employees in Illinois until late summer, as the agricultural equipment maker adjusts to demand for its products. The Moline, Illinois, c... Read More


Central Valley Ag Humphrey Corn - 353 Beans - 900 Oakland Corn - 348 Beans - 900 Tekamah Corn - 348 Beans - 900 West Point Corn - 348 Beans - 900 East Grain Hub Corn - 353 Beans - 905 Cooperative Supply Dodge Corn - 350 Beans - 901 Howells ... Read More

BQ-9000 Biodiesel Fuel Quality Program Expands Its Reach to Retailers

FORT WORTH – This week at the 2015 National Biodiesel Conference and Expo, the National Biodiesel Board announced the addition of a major new component to its BQ-9000 fuel quality program that will help to ensure the highest biodiesel fuel quali... Read More

China corn imports 'unlikely' to rise, despite end to GM dispute

China's corn imports look "unlikely" to increase despite officials last month removing a large obstacle to trade in approving Syngenta genetically modified variety which had prompted cargo rejections. US grain exporters have welcomed China's decis... Read More

Why is Kansas called the Wheat State?

On January 29th Kansas will celebrate the 154th anniversary of its statehood. When the first settlers roamed the prairies of the territory, they probably never imagined that the land they were in would one day become known as the "Wheat State."... Read More