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Marshall meets with Ag Secretary and USTR

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D., issued the following statement following a House Ag Committee roundtable with USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue, and U.S. Trade Representative Robert L... Read More

State golf wraps up; Kimball finishes 2nd in Class C, Sidney 4th in Class B

Playing with three sophomores and a junior the Kimball Longhorns golf team finished second today in the Class C Golf Championships in Kearney. Kimball's two day combined score of 648 was nine shots off the pace set by state champion Lincoln Luther... Read More

Effect of Excessive Rainfall on Efficacy of Residual Herbicides Applied in Corn and Soybean

Soil-applied, pre-emergence herbicides applied at the beginning of the growing season require rainfall or irrigation for activation. This water turns the herbicide into a solution that can be taken up by weeds. About 0.5 to 1.0 inch of rain/irr... Read More

5th annual Color Dash scheduled for June 24th

United Way of Western Nebraska and First State Bank are once again teaming up for the 5th annual United Way Color Dash. The event will take place in Gering on June 24th with the participants finishing the race after being completely transformed by... Read More

(VIDEO) SD Ag Foundation Proposes

The South Dakota Agricultural Foundation (SD Ag Foundation) announces the launch of “Maybe We Should Do Something,” a campaign to engage the ag community and positively impact the future of South Dakota agriculture with initiatives focusing on ed... Read More

May 24, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.13 (+0.02) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.13 (+0.02) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.13 (+0.02) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.36 (+0.03) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.36 (+0.03) Frenchman Valle... Read More

ADM Exec Sees Opportunity to Boost Ag Competition with Border Tax

OMAHA (DTN) -- A border adjustment tax would help make American farmers and exporters more competitive globally, the top executive for Archer Daniels Midland told lawmakers Tuesday. Juan Luciano, president and CEO for agribusiness giant ADM, told me... Read More

Top Grains Traders Face Tough Choice; Partner, Merge, or Wait for Bad Weather

Commodity trader Glencore Plc's confirmation on Tuesday that it sought a tie up with grains trader Bunge Ltd likely signals the start of a wave of consolidation and partnering in the industry, as middlemen struggle to make profits amid a massive glob... Read More

Smith: Doesn't believe Congress in the mood for president's severe ag cuts

Third District Nebraska Congressman Adrian Smith says cuts to farm subsidies and other rural programs outlined in President Donald Trump's budget proposal will likely be "perceived as unfair cuts" by constituents and Congress. Smith said Tuesday i... Read More

Arizona Rancher Calls on Congress to Relieve Rural America from an Increasing Regulatory Burden

WASHINGTON (May 24, 2017) – Arizona rancher David Cook testified before the U.S. House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations today, calling on Congress to remove layers of red tape and bureaucracy that have become detriment... Read More

Nebraska mobile children's museum moving through the panhandle

42 communities in the state will be fortunate enough to have the Nebraska state-of-the-art mobile children's museum rolling through their communities this year. The museum is currently in the panhandle, just finishing a two day stay in Alliance befor... Read More