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Govt Officials Announce Partnerships with Ag Producers Over Climate Change

In a speech today at Michigan State University, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack laid out a comprehensive approach to partner with agricultural producers to address the threat of climate change. Buil... Read More

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 second place Casper Kelly Walsh 165-to-134. The me... Read More

Richard A. Cogdill Joins The Scoular Company as Chief Financial Officer

OMAHA, Neb., April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scoular Company announced today that Richard A. ("Rick") Cogdill has been appointed its Chief Financial Officer. Cogdill is based in Scoular's corporate office in Omaha, Neb., and is responsible for pro... Read More

Scottsbluff sweeps soccer matches with Torrington

The Scottsbluff boys evened their record at 6-6 with a 2-to-1 win over visiting Torrington Friday at the Landers Soccer Complex.  Meanwhile, the Bearcat girls earned a shutout, blanking Torrington 3-to-0. The boys game was tied at 1-to-1 at the e... Read More

Farm Groups Ask Appeals Court to Reverse Ruling on EPA FOIA Release

(DTN) -- Two agriculture interest groups continue to press EPA to stop releasing farmers' personal information by asking the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit to overturn a ruling by a federal district court in Minnesota. The American F... 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