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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... 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

Corn and Soybean Conditions Improve Slightly

Corn and soybean conditions were steady to slightly improved in the week ended Aug. 2, according to USDA's latest Crop Progress and Condition report. Seventy percent of the nation's corn was rated good to excellent, equal to last week's ratings.  ... Read More

Moose spotted near Morrill

The public is urged to use caution after a moose was spotted near the Morrill Sand Pits. According to Morrill resident Russ Reisig, the moose was spotted about half-a-mile south of Highway 26 just east of the Sand Pits. Moose are wild animals a... Read More

August 3, 2015

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 4.27 (-0.03) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 4.27 (-0.03) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 4.27 (-0.03) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 4.41 (-0.03) New Alliance / Alliance, 4.41 (-0.03) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 4.27 (-0.03)... Read More

Wet Harvest Possible With El Nino

Wide swings in precipitation during the upcoming fall and winter due to El Nino have weather agency forecasters cautious about the impact on harvest conditions, river flow and fire potential in the upper Missouri River basin. The region extends from ... Read More

RFA Applauds EPA for Recalculating 2014 Ethanol Export Estimates

Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) President and CEO Bob Dinneen applauded a recent decision by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to recalculate its ethanol export estimates for 2014. In a memorandum, which was placed on the RVO docket on July... Read More

Sioux County Sheriff to be Morrill County Deputy

Sioux County Sheriff Lyle Staudenmaier will become one of the additional deputies Morrill County needs to fulfill a contract to provide law enforcement for the city of Bridgeport. Staudenmaier's resignation notice from his current job is scheduled... Read More