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Disparity in ARC Payments

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (DTN) -- When USDA issues an estimated $3.5 billion in farm program checks for the 2014 crop to corn growers later this month, policymakers should brace for a torrent of complaints bet... Read More

Texas man identified in fatal Chadron plane crash

A 61 year old Texas man has been identified as the pilot killed in a small plane crash near Chadron Tuesday. A release from the Dawes County Attorney's Office says John Prickett was flying from Chadron to Alliance to meet area family members when ... Read More

National Pork Board Announces First America’s Pig Farmer of the Year Award Winner

NEW YORK – Oct. 7, 2015 – The National Pork Board announced today that Keith Schoettmer, a pig farmer from Tipton, Indiana, is the recipient of its first-ever America’s Pig Farmer of the YearSM Award.  The award is designed to recognize a pig ... Read More

Public Service Commissioner Jerry Vap running for re-election

Nebraska Public Service Commissioner Jerry Vap announced Wednesday he is running for re-election. Vap, from McCook, has served the PSC’s 5th District of Nebraska that covers 47 counties in central and western Nebraska. Vap says by listening to h... Read More

Aulick Industries featured on FOX Business Channel

Aulick Industries of Scottsbluff will be featured Thursday night in a segment on the Fox News Business Channel. TCD Executive Director Rawnda Pierce says the segment will run during the show Strange Inheritances airing between 7:30 and 7:45 p.m. m... Read More

New USDA Fact Sheets Illustrate State-by-State Benefits of Trans-Pacific Partnership

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2015 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today released a series of fact sheets illustrating how the newly reached Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement can boost the U.S. agriculture industry, supporting more American... Read More

House Agriculture Committee Holds Hearing on Dietary Guidelines

With less than three months before the guidelines are expected to be finalized, the House Agriculture Committee today held a public hearing to continue their oversight of the development of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. This proved to be... Read More

Haunted Museum attracts nearly 500 after 1st weekend

The Riverside Discovery Center's new spooky "Night at the Museum" feature had a huge opening weekend, attracting just under 500 brave participants who visited the old, purposely haunted Wildlife World Natural History Museum in Gering. RDC Educatio... Read More

New Kimball County Veterans Service officer appointed

A hometown boy and veteran of the Afghanistan war has been named the new Kimball County Veteran Service Officer. The Kimball County Commissioners Tuesday selected 29 year old Austin Garner to fill the vacancy  created when they fired Shaun Everts... Read More

Mom convicted of child abuse facing burglary charge

A mother of five who was arrested on five separate child abuse charges earlier this year is back behind bars. 33-year-old Nicole Farr was arrested Monday morning after allegedly stealing upwards of $2,000 of change in a 5 gallon water jug from a r... Read More

Monsanto slashing 2,600 jobs, buying back shares as sales fall

Monsanto Co, one of the world's largest seed and agrichemical companies, said on Wednesday that it was slashing 2,600 jobs and restructuring operations to cut costs in a slumping commodity market that it expects to squeeze results well into 2016. ... Read More