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USBCA Starts Industry-wide Conversation on the Eve of Major Biotech Commercialization

Last week, the U.S. Biotech Crops Alliance's Domestic Working Group held a technology meeting in Montreal to recommit to address any worldwide asynchrony regulatory risks associated with the commercia... Read More

Cougars begin volleyball practices

Western Nebraska Community College returning sophomore Fabiana Andrade was all smiles after seeing the talent on this year’s Cougar volleyball team. Rightly so, too. The Cougars return five players from last year’s Region IX championship team ... Read More

Commissioners approve applying for annual WIng Drug Task Force grant

The Scotts Bluff County Commissioners Monday evening approved applying for the annual grant from the Nebraska Crime Commission to fund the WING Drug Task Force. The JAG Byrne grant money is passed down from the federal government to the state. Sc... Read More

Federal Judge Says 'Ag-Gag' Law Unconstitutional

A federal judge granted a summary judgment on Monday to an animal-rights group, ruling that an Idaho law against videotaping farm operations is unconstitutional. The Animal Legal Defense Fund had filed a lawsuit last year against Idaho's governo... Read More

Jon Gray to make his debut for the Rockies Tuesday

DENVER (AP) _ Colorado Rockies top pitching prospect Jon Gray is expected to make his major league debut Tuesday night against the Seattle Mariners. Gray, 23, was the third overall pick in the 2013 draft. The hard-throwing right-hander was 6-6 wit... Read More

Seattle holds off Rockies

DENVER (AP) _ Felix Hernandez pitched effectively into the seventh inning, Nelson Cruz homered in a fourth consecutive game to reach 30 for the season, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Colorado Rockies 8-7 on Monday night. Kyle Seager homered on ... Read More

Ag Groups Say Memos Detail EPA's Disregard of Army Corps WOTUS Concerns

Internal memos released by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee reveal the Army Corps of Engineers, the primary regulator over Environmental Protection Agency’s “waters of the United States” rule, believes that the rule will not ... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

INTERLEAGUE Monday's Game Seattle 8 Colorado 7 Tuesday's Game Seattle (Nuno 0-0) at Colorado (J.Gray 0-0), 8:40 p.m. AMERICAN LEAGUE Monday's Games Toronto 5, Minnesota 1 Texas 12, Houston 9 Tampa Bay 5, Chicago White Sox 4 Baltimore 9, Oak... Read More

Grain Farm Income Expected To Drop Significantly in 2015

Grain farmers should brace for a drop in net incomes this year as the prices for corn, soybeans and wheat have fallen significantly from recent years, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation. The latest Agricultural Prices report, release... Read More

Rabobank Releases Report Exploring the Unexpected Geography of U.S. Cow Herd

The beef cow population in the United States is expected to grow by over three million head in the next three to five years. The economic signals for building/rebuilding the herd are clear, and in the next four to six years, the location of the U.S.... Read More

July survey suggests economic slowdown ahead for Midwest

A July survey suggests there will be slow to no economic growth over the next three to six months in nine Midwest and Plains states. A survey report issued Monday says the overall Mid-America Business Conditions Index slumped to 50.6 in July from... Read More