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Rapid City Stevens wins Twilight Invitational titles

Rapid City Stevens came to town Friday and raided the titles of the Scottsbluff Twilight Track and Field Invitational.  The Raider boys edged Scottsbluff 122-to-119, while the girls ran away from sec... Read More

Manning makes big donation to Tennessee

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) _ Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is donating $3 million to Tennessee to benefit the Volunteers' football program and Manning's scholarship endowment. The university issued a release Friday saying Manning and wife A... Read More

Rockies nip Giants 6-to-4

DENVER (AP) _ Pinch-hitter Rafael Ynoa snapped a sixth-inning tie with an RBI double, Eddie Butler was backed by stellar defense over six shaky innings and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Francisco Giants 6-4 on Friday night. Charlie Blackmon ad... Read More

Farm Bureau Alarmed by Politicization of EU’s  Food Approval Process

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 24, 2015 – The American Farm Bureau today praised the European Commission for its careful and scientific analysis in approving seventeen different genetically modified agricultural products for food and feed. The approval ca... Read More

ASA Looks Ahead as TPA Bill Emerges from House, Senate Committees

WASHINGTON (April 24, 2015) – Following the passage of a bill by the House Ways and Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee that would grant trade promotion authority to President Barack Obama, the American Soybean Association (ASA) is cal... Read More

Rabobank Pork Quarterly Q2: High-flying Pork Prices Come Back Down to Earth

In its Q2 report, Rabobank says the global pork industry searched for stability during Q1 2015, with strong supply growth and relatively weak demand driving the market. Pork prices are sharply lower, as robust global supply growth (driven by the U... Read More

ASA Expresses Concern on EU Action that Would Permit Individual EU Countries to Ban the Import of Food and Feed Containing Biotech Ingredients

ST. LOUIS (April 22, 2015) - The American Soybean Association (ASA) responded today with concern and disappointment in a decision from the European Commission to propose amending its approvals process for biotechnology traits to allow individual memb... Read More

Monsanto Announces Five Regional Winners In 2015 America's Farmers

ST. LOUIS (Apr. 24, 2015) – When Monsanto opened its search for the 2015 America’s Farmers Mom of the Year, the company knew it would get a lot of fantastic nominations. This year, though, the judging was particularly difficult because of all the... Read More

Firefighter Ministry Garage Sale slated for Saturday

The Firefighter Ministry will be holding its annual Benefit Garage Sale on Saturday from 7 a.m.  to 3 p.m. at the First Baptist Church Annex building 3009 Avenue I in Scottsbluff. All the proceeds from this garage sale go to benefit the Firefigh... Read More

EU approves more GM food as row simmers

BRUSSELS (AP) _ The European Union has authorized the use of more genetically modified food and feed amid a row over whether EU member states should be able to independently ban certain GM products. The EU's executive commission said Friday that i... Read More

Lawmakers Press EPA to Approve RFS That Matches Purpose of 2005 Law

OMAHA (DTN) -- The biofuels industry received a boost from a bipartisan group of United States senators who on Thursday leaned on EPA to finalize a Renewable Fuels Standard that sparks continued growth in the industry. EPA announced on April 1... Read More