NEWS ROOM

06/18/2018

Every Western movie worth watching features at least one full-blown bar room brawl. Such tumultuous scenes are chock full of good guys, bad guys, flying fists and whiskey bottles. Smack-dab in the middle of all this mayhem there’s always one unlucky cowpoke crawling under the tables toward the swinging doors and safety. After dodging falling…

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KVRN

06/18/2018

Cattle country is typically quiet this morning with action limited to the collection of new showlists.  Significant trade volume will likely be delayed until the latter part of the week.  An abundance of trade never really developed last week, with only light scattered business reported on Thursday and late Friday.  Southern live deals were at…

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Meghan Grebner

06/18/2018

Cooler weather will prevail for the remainder of the week in several areas of the country. However, heat will linger for the next few days in much of the eastern U.S. and gradually return across the Far West. By week’s end, significantly above-normal temperatures should be mainly confined to the southwestern and south-central U.S. Meanwhile,…

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Greg Soulje

06/18/2018

A grain marketing economist has a unique way of describing what he sees as positive developments for crop prices. “If you step back and look at the world of grains, the incessant bearish blanket that’s been laying over the market for much of four years is gone.” Ed Usset with the University of Minnesota tells…

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Mark Dorenkamp

06/18/2018

Researchers are looking at the dynamics of nitrogen fertilizer to help farmers become more efficient. USDA soil scientist and University of Missouri professor Dr. Newell Kitchen says optimizing fertility takes many factors into account. “You have soil variations, weather variations, the interaction of those two.  You get these things that go on in the spacial…

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Mark Dorenkamp

06/18/2018

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition urges Senate to reject nearly $1 billion in farm bill cuts Washington, DC, – The rescissions package being considered by the Senate this week would pull the rug out from under struggling farmers and ranchers, handicapping their ability to tap new markets, grow rural jobs, and conserve soil, water, and other resources on…

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KVRN

06/18/2018

The most recent Twitter banter between the leaders of the U.S. and Canada suggest the two countries might be smoothing out trade differences. Over the weekend, President Trump jokingly tweeted that Canada had agreed to drop all tariffs against the U.S. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responded by saying NAFTA talks were in good shape,…

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Mark Dorenkamp

06/18/2018

Valagro, an Italian supplier of biostimulants and other specialty nutrients, said it launched its water-soluble fertilizers, Master Supreme, to the Chinese market.

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Jackie Pucci

06/18/2018

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Jerry Rohwer takes one hand off the steering wheel and points out his truck window. We used to farm this ground for the Warren family, he says. Now it's a water treatment plant. He drives a while and points again. Used to farm this, too. Now it's new houses surrounding Blue…

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