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USCA Approves of Possible CME Delivery Points in Nebraska

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) recently announced it has received applications from two Nebraska stockyards to become approved delivery points for the CME Live Cattle Contract. The applications... Read More

NPPC Supports Legislation To Stop States From Dictating Production Practices In Other States

Stating that “pork producers, not animal-right activists, lawmakers or regulators, should make the decisions about what production practices are best for their animals and for producing safe food,” Neil Dierks, CEO of the National Pork Producers... Read More

Clovis Statements Raise Concerns

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- In past interviews, Sam Clovis, President Donald Trump's nominee for Agriculture undersecretary for research, education and economics, has questioned the constitutionality of crop insurance. Those statements may endanger his nomin... Read More News: July 25, 2017

Today on News: Preliminary discussions for a new landfill continue before the Gering City Council Accident on Highway 30 in Kimball County claims the life of a 27-year-old Bushnell woman Organizers for Old West Balloon Fest looking... Read More

Make this a Year to ‘Cover Some Ground,’ Soil Health Partnership Says

When it comes to growing cover crops, some common advice from the more than 100 farmers enrolled in the Soil Health Partnership is “start small.” The SHP is encouraging farmers new to cover crops to start small, but start now. A cover crop is ... Read More

Public comments show conflict between Gering School Board and Council

There is more evidence a rift may be growing between the Gering School Board and the Gering City Council. For the second time a member of the school board, in this case Mary Winn, publicly chastised the council at their own meeting. Winn claime... Read More

July 25, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.68 (-0.15) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.68 (-0.15) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.68 (-0.15) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.28 (-0.15) New Alliance / Alliance – 4.28 (-0.15) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Questions Remain on China's GMO Commitments

One of the components of the 100-day plan on trade between the US and China reached earlier this year between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping was a commitment China's National Biosafety Committee would hold a meeting by the en... Read More

Relief from heat and better chances of rain in sight

It looks like we may feel some relief from the continued days of temperatures soaring in the upper 90's and low 100's. A system is expected to move in later today bringing chances of rain and cooler temperatures over the next couple of days. Me... Read More

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 Washington. Scott, who serves on the Board of Directors of ... Read More

Wheat Growers Testify on Need for Strong Crop Insurance, Title I, and Credit Programs in the Farm Bill

Washington, D.C. (July 25, 2017) – Today, the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry held a hearing titled “Commodities, Credit, and Crop Insurance: Perspectives on Risk Management Tools and Trends for the 2018 Farm Bill.” N... Read More