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Cattle on Feed Up 4%

OMAHA (DTN) -- Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.6 million head on June 1, 2018, USDA reported on Frid... Read More

Woman gets 1-3 years for pasture rental scam

HARRISON, Neb. (AP) _ A woman has been given one to three years in prison for her role in a pasture rental scam in the northern Nebraska Panhandle. Sioux County District Court records say 52-year-old Kelley Heller, of Crawford, was sentenced June ... Read More

Rural America to U.S. Senate: Do No Harm to Crop Insurance

More than 600 trade organizations and companies throughout rural America sent U.S. Senators a clear message today about crop insurance as they prepare to debate the 2018 Farm Bill. “As you consider the 2018 Farm Bill on the Senate floor, we urge... Read More

USDA Launches Outreach Survey to Small and Very Small Meat and Poultry Establishments

WASHINGTON, June 22, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is conducting a survey to help enhance the creation and delivery of information and resources for small and very small meat and p... Read More

Lincoln doctor indicted on federal drug charge

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A Lincoln doctor has been accused of using patients and employees to obtain prescription drugs for his own use. Federal court records say Dr. Jeffrey Fraser has been indicted on a weapons charge and a charge of obtaining contr... Read More

Watching US-China Dispute, Brazilian Soybean Market Still Faces Uncertainties

SAO PAULO, Brazil (DTN) -- While U.S. farmers are dealing with a lower soybean futures contract, the world's largest soybean exporter, Brazil, is facing its own brand of export problems, as soybean trade has been nearly suspended because of higher FO... Read More

Woman Gets 1-3 Years for Pasture Rental Scam

HARRISON, Neb. (AP) — A woman has been given one to three years in prison for her role in a pasture rental scam in the northern Nebraska Panhandle. Sioux County District Court records say 52-year-old Kelley Heller, of Crawford, was sentenced Jun... Read More

(Audio) Henderson Mayor seeks I-80 interchange cleanup

HENDERSON, Neb. - The Mayor of Henderson, Mike Yoder, approached the York County Commissioners Tuesday morning in an effort to clean up Henderson's Interstate 80 interchange. What he described as the gateway to the community, is marred by an unsi... Read More

PROTECTION RANCH WINS NATIONAL HONOR

The Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) recognized Woolfolk Ranch of Protection as Commercial Producer of the Year during the group's annual convention last week in Loveland, CO. KLA nominated the ranch for the award. Woolfolk Ranch is operated by the... Read More

USG	 As Tariff Disputes Intensify, Market Development Takes Center Stage

An unstable market is a reminder of how important a global market development strategy is to long-term demand growth and weathering short-term trade disputes. Despite dizzying headlines and potential trade disruptions caused by the threats of tari... Read More

Rural Mainstreet Economy Expands for June

The Creighton University Rural Mainstreet Index measured above growth neutral in June for a fifth straight month. This is the first time since July 2015 the survey has recorded five straight months of overall indices above growth neutral, accordin... Read More