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Day 16, Final Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

This is day 16, the final day of the 2019 Kansas Wheat Harvest Reports, brought to you by the Kansas Wheat Commission, Kansas Association of Wheat Growers and the Kansas Grain and Feed Association. ... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR MONDAY JULY 22, 2019

07-22-19 Central Valley Ag Elgin Corn - 418 Beans - 803 Humphrey Corn - 414 Beans - 804 Monroe Corn - 414 Beans - 809 Oakland E. Hub Corn - 414 Beans - 809 Royal Hub Corn - 411 Beans - 808 Wakefield Corn - 408 Beans - 803 Hinton, IA Corn - ... Read More

Mexico cuts budget for all, from athletes to archaeologists

The Mexican Olympic Committee said Wednesday it will no longer be able to offer food, lodging and medical services at its main sports training complex, the latest casualty in a round of deep budget cuts by President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. Se... Read More

Bankers: Trade war having negative effect on rural economies

More bankers surveyed in parts of 10 Plains and Western states say President Donald Trump's trade skirmishes are having a negative effect on their local economies. The Rural Mainstreet survey released Thursday shows the survey's overall index fall... Read More

Farm Pond Fishing

There’s something about being outside that soothes the soul. It doesn’t matter if you’re working, taking a casual stroll or just sitting on the porch watching the world go by. One of my favorite excuses to be out of doors is fishing. My fath... Read More

EPA Rejects Challenge of Pesticide Linked to Brain Damage

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency rejected a key legal challenge Thursday to a pesticide linked to brain damage in children, saying environmental groups had failed to prove that a ban was warranted. The agency's defense of co... Read More

Financial Impairment on the Farm Webinar Offered July 30

Lincoln, Nebraska, July 22, 2019 – The I-29 Moo University consortium of Extension dairy specialists from Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska and South Dakota will host a “Financial Impairment on the Farm” webinar from noon to 1 p.m. on July 30. The webi... Read More

USDA awards agricultural trade promotion funding

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded $100 million to 48 organizations through the Agricultural Trade Promotion Program (ATP) to help U.S. farmers and ranchers identify a... Read More

Biden plan seeks to boost rural America through investments

MANNING, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Tuesday sought to build on his appeal to rural voters with the release of a broad plan to revitalize rural America through investments in agriculture, rural economies and infrastru... Read More

Coroner: 2 workers who died in grain silo suffocated

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A coroner says two men who died after they were trapped in a silo filled with grain in Ohio suffocated. The Blade in Toledo reports Lucas County's coroner has ruled the deaths as accidental. The coroner identified the men w... Read More

USMEF Statement on Agricultural Trade Promotion Program Funding

On July 19, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the allocation of additional funding under USDA's Agricultural Trade Promotion Program (ATP), a key component of the Trump administration’s trade mitigation package designed to addr... Read More