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Cattle on Feed Up 4%

OMAHA (DTN) -- Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.6 million head on June 1, 2018, USDA reported on Frid... Read More

USDA Launches Outreach Survey to Small and Very Small Meat and Poultry Establishments

WASHINGTON, June 22, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is conducting a survey to help enhance the creation and delivery of information and resources for small and very small meat and p... Read More

Watching US-China Dispute, Brazilian Soybean Market Still Faces Uncertainties

SAO PAULO, Brazil (DTN) -- While U.S. farmers are dealing with a lower soybean futures contract, the world's largest soybean exporter, Brazil, is facing its own brand of export problems, as soybean trade has been nearly suspended because of higher FO... Read More

June 22, 2018

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 4.29 (Basis Change) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 4.29 (Basis Change) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 4.29 (Basis Change) Crossroads Co-op/Gering – 4.29 (Basis Change) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.6... Read More

Woman Gets 1-3 Years for Pasture Rental Scam

HARRISON, Neb. (AP) — A woman has been given one to three years in prison for her role in a pasture rental scam in the northern Nebraska Panhandle. Sioux County District Court records say 52-year-old Kelley Heller, of Crawford, was sentenced Jun... Read More


The Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) recognized Woolfolk Ranch of Protection as Commercial Producer of the Year during the group's annual convention last week in Loveland, CO. KLA nominated the ranch for the award. Woolfolk Ranch is operated by the... Read More

USG	 As Tariff Disputes Intensify, Market Development Takes Center Stage

An unstable market is a reminder of how important a global market development strategy is to long-term demand growth and weathering short-term trade disputes. Despite dizzying headlines and potential trade disruptions caused by the threats of tari... Read More

Zephyrs vs. Lexington on tonight

We've got Friday night legion baseball coverage scheduled for tonight at KNEB. The WESTCO Zephyrs are hosting Lexington in a doubleheader at Cleveland Field and you can watch on, ALLO 15, and Mobius 1500 starting at 5:15 with first pitch a... Read More

Rural Mainstreet Economy Expands for June

The Creighton University Rural Mainstreet Index measured above growth neutral in June for a fifth straight month. This is the first time since July 2015 the survey has recorded five straight months of overall indices above growth neutral, accordin... Read More

Alliance hosting Clair Conley Memorial legion tournament this weekend

So far this summer the best legion team in the region has been the Alliance First National Spartans. The 22-3 Spartans this weekend are hosting the annual Clair Conley Memorial Tournament. It runs Friday through Sunday at Bower-Shankland Field. ... Read More

New Nebraska Extension Crop Hail Resources

Hail storms, which hit northeastern Harlan county (Huntley) and many regions of Franklin county have wreaked havoc. While Extension research information could not prevent these storms, it might be helpful for those impacted to visit the new Nebraska ... Read More