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ASA’s Scott Testifies on Farm Bill Risk Management Programs

Soybean farmer Kevin Scott testified on the importance of risk management programs within the nation’s farm legislation at a hearing before the Senate Agriculture Committee this morning in Washingto... Read More

Montana sugar farmer outlines industry's Farm Bill priorities

With depressed sugar prices, an uptick in foreign subsidization, and Mexico's history of unfair trade practices, maintaining a strong no-cost U.S. sugar policy in the next Farm Bill will be essential. According to Ervin Schlemmer, a sugarbeet farmer ... Read More

Barchart Names Michael Browne as Head of AgriCharts

CHICAGO, IL (AgPR) – Barchart, a leading provider of financial market data and technology, announced Michael Browne has been named head of Barchart’s agricultural division,AgriCharts.  AgriCharts provides agricultural information and technology... Read More

Bushnell woman dies in Highway 30 accident

A 27 year old Bushnell woman has died in a fatal accident Sunday evening a mile west of Kimball. The Nebraska State Patrol says Abigale Howard was westbound on Highway 30 around 7:15 p.m. when her vehicle left the road. The Patrol says she overco... Read More

(Ohio State Looks For Better Finish To Season

At  many places  an 11-2 record and a spot in the National Semifinals is good enough, but that's not the case at Ohio State. After finding a way to sneak into the national semifinals with its overtime victory over Michigan, Ohio State was embarrass... Read More

DuPont Gets Boost From Farmers With Dow Merger Set to Close

DuPont Co. got a boost from U.S. farmers as it closes in on the historic $75 billion merger with Dow Chemical Co. next month. Seed sales climbed in the second quarter as DuPont introduced new varieties of soybeans in North America,  while pest... Read More

Gering council approves keno funds for dog park

The Gering City Council moved the planned city dog park one step closer to reality by approving a Gering Keno Committee recommendation to provide $14,000 for fencing around the proposed park. The Common Grounds Dog Park Committee is working to rai... Read More

Drought, Prices Weaken Rural Midwest Bankers’ Outlook

After rising to growth neutral for two straight months, the Creighton University Rural Mainstreet Index fell below the 50.0 threshold for July, according to the latest monthly survey of bank CEOs in 10 Midwestern states. The index, which ranges be... Read More

Scottsbluff man appeals prison sentence; receives more penalties

A man who led Nebraska State Patrol officers on a high speed pursuit through Gering last September has won his appeal- in a sense- with the Nebraska Court of Appeals. 45-year-old Martin Palomo pleaded no contest to charges of Driving Under the Inf... Read More

Shareholders File Class Action Suit Against Chipotle

A New York law firm last week announced it would lead a class action lawsuit against Chipotle by the company’s shareholders. The lawsuit was filed against Chipotle Mexican Grill and its officers, on behalf of shareholders who purchased Chipotle sec... Read More

Senate Committee Blocks E15 Bill

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee has halted a bill that would have allowed gasoline with 15 percent ethanol to be sold year-round. The bill was co-sponsored by Republican Senators Deb Fischer of Nebraska and Chuck Grassley of Iowa... Read More