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12-17-18 Central Valley Ag Elgin Corn - 342 Beans - 789 Humphrey Corn - 342 Beans - 804 Monroe Corn - 343 Beans - 804 Oakland E. Hub Corn - 339 Beans - 807 Royal Hub Corn - 343 Beans - 796 Wa... Read More

The Christmas spirit is not what you drink

Many, many traditions exemplify Christmas – a decorated tree, colored lights, gift giving, parties and turkey or ham dinners. Most of these traditions are recent additions. The greatest gift associated with Christmas is the one of caring for one a... Read More

Ohio auctioneer wins World Livestock Auctioneer Championship qualifier

Daniel Mitchell, Cumberland, Ohio was named Champion at the 2019 World Livestock Auctioneer Championship (WLAC) Eastern Regional Qualifying Event. Northeast Georgia Livestock (Athens, Ga.) hosted the final of three WLAC qualifying events on December ... Read More

Missouri Man Pleads Guilty in $2.4M Cattle Fraud Scheme Case

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A 57-year-old southwestern Missouri man has pleaded guilty in federal court to a $2.4 million wire fraud scheme and faces up to 20 years in prison. Dwight Moody Cox, of Ozark, pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count. He own... Read More

Nebraska's Most Expensive Farm Listing Includes Irrigation, Beef Operation

Farmers and ranchers love accumulating assets, land in particular, but when markets are down and the outlook uncertain, sometimes there comes a point when it's time to see if you can cash out and move on. That's the story behind Nebraska's most ... Read More

Rye Cover Crop Recommendations

Although the 2018 corn  soybean harvest completion extended a few weeks longer than normal, mostly cover crops planted this fall have higher growth compared to last year. Among the mix of cover crops selected, cereal rye (Secale cereale) is likely t... Read More

British breed market beef return to Aksarben Stock Show, 2019

Grand Island, NE – British breed market beef are returning to the lineup of classes for the Aksarben Stock Show in 2019.  The most recognizable breeds are Angus (Black and Red), Herford (Horned and Polled), and Shorthorn. The Aksarben Stock Show ... Read More

Guam governor-elect wants cockfighting to remain legal

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Cockfighting is an important Guam tradition that must remain legal, the U.S. territory's governor-elect said in vowing to work to repeal a likely ban imposed by the U.S. government. While cockfighting is illegal in all 50 st... Read More

Farm bill includes King bill to bring fast internet to farms

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A bill co-sponsored by Maine's independent senator that promises to help bring high-speed internet to farms has passed Congress as part of the 2018 Farm Bill. Sen. Angus King in May co-sponsored the Precision Agriculture Con... Read More

Questions Remain Regarding Second Trade-Aid Payments

Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue met with President Donald Trump to talk about a second round of trade-aid payments to farmers. Perdue had said an announcement was coming out on December third but that’s come and gone. It was first delayed as Washingto... Read More

A New Midge Emerges

The mysterious orange maggots that drilled into soybean stems and killed plants in parts of Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and Minnesota last summer now have known adult relatives. Entomologists were able to capture the adult version of the soybea... Read More