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High Oleic Bean Acres Rise as Farmers Search for Profit

ROCKVILLE, Md. (DTN) -- High oleic soybeans have been waiting in the wings of American agriculture for five years. Companies hope 2018 will be their breakthrough year. Monsanto's Vistive Gold soybea... Read More

Erdman: Bold proposal will force colleagues to take a stand on property tax relief

State Senator Steve Erdman says a bold proposal he plans to introduce in the upcoming legislation session will force his colleagues to take a stance on property tax relief legislation. The proposal crafted by a coalition of homeowner, agricultural... Read More

Police investigate fatal shooting near Colorado State University

Police in Fort Collins are investigating a fatal shooting. Police spokesman Matt Johnson that four people were involved in Thursday's shooting, including some who died and some who were wounded. Police are not looking for any suspects and say t... Read More

Investments in Beginning Farmer Training Are Paying Off

Today, the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) released findings from the first-ever comprehensive evaluation of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP). The report, Cultiv... Read More

The origins of the Save A Rack bra auction

2017 is a milestone year for the Save A Rack fundraiser, as year five of the fun-filled bra auction raises tens of thousands of dollars for the Festival of Hope. After Wednesday night's event, the Save A Rack at Backaracks bra auction has now rais... Read More

Impact of farm-to-school on local economies

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — October is Farm to School month, and a new study from Colorado State University is examining the economic impact of local food purchasing. The study, The Economic Impacts of Farm to School: Case Studies and Assessment Tools, ... Read More

Trafficking sting recovers 17 kids in Colorado, Wyoming

FBI and local authorities say they recovered 17 children in Colorado and Wyoming as part of a national operation that recovered 84 children and teenagers who were being sexually exploited across the country. Assistant Special Agent in Charge Tod... Read More

Deere Wins Trademark Lawsuit

A U.S. District Court in Kentucky ruled in favor of Deere and Company in a trademark lawsuit. The lawsuit was filed by Deere to protect the use of the trademark green and yellow color combination on John Deere agricultural equipment. Following a o... Read More

Trump Tells EPA to Stand Down on RFS Weakening Proposal

The White House has directed the Environmental Protection Agency to stand down on efforts to weaken the Renewable Fuel Standard. Bloomberg reports the agency was told to abandon two changes that were under consideration: a possible reduction in bi... Read More

Oct. 18th, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.13 (-0.02) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.13 (-0.02) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.13 (-0.02) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.83 (-0.06) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.83 (-0.06) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Eagles finally home again to play Hardrockers

CHADRON, Neb. -- October 18, 2017 -- After traveling nearly 6,600 miles to play its last three games, the Chadron State College football team will be at home for the first time in a month on Saturday, when longtime rival South Dakota Mines visits El... Read More