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Brazil presents another hurdle in Monsanto's bid for Syngenta

Seed giant Monsanto Co.'s unwanted takeover bid with Switzerland's Syngenta AG would face strong resistance in Brazil should it go forward, farmers and lawyers said, a hurdle that could delay or force... Read More

RFA Offers Free Fuel to Motorcyclists at Sturgis Rally

Continuing its four-year tradition, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) will be on hand to provide free E10 fill-ups for bikers during the annual motorcycle rally held in Sturgis, South Dakota. The RFA event, called “Free Fuel Happy Hours,” kic... Read More

Two women robbed in Kearney, robber still on the loose

KEARNEY - The Kearney Police Department is investigating the reports of two robberies that occurred on the night of August 3, between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 12:00 midnight. One victim was assaulted and had her purse taken in the Dollar General pa... Read More

AGCO Introduces the SOLO™ AGCO EDITION

AGCO Corporation(NYSE:AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, announces the arrival of the SOLO™ AGCO EDITION Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV). Utilizing intuitive mission planning and cloud-based, high-resolution ma... Read More

Nebraska and Iowa Governors Announce American Ethanol Pump Labeling Initiative

Governors of the nation's top two ethanol-producing states jointly announced the launch of a statewide pump labeling initiative to promote the American Ethanol brand. Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts and Iowa Governor Terry Branstad have announced ... Read More

BASF lines up financing for potential Syngenta takeover

German chemicals group BASF has lined up a loan package from large multinational banks for a potential takeover offer for Syngenta, the Swiss crop chemicals maker, but will bide its time, several people familiar with the matter said. Syngenta has ... Read More

Electric bill scam strikes again; Norfolk targeted  NPPD warns customers to not fall for demands

Columbus, Neb. – It is happening again in Norfolk. A phone scam in which business owners and residents are falsely threatened their electricity will be shut off if they do not pay their electric bill immediately with a pre-paid, “Greendot” card... Read More

U.S. Economic Model Shows COOL Losses Overstated by Billions

In a 41-page brief to the World Trade Organization (WTO), the United States Trade Representative (USTR) demonstrated that Canada and Mexico inappropriately overstated their losses related to the U.S. mandatory country of origin labeling (COOL) law by... Read More

Kansas corn, soybean crops in good shape

TOPEKA, Kan-- Kansas corn and soybean crops were generally in good shape last week as farmers got into their fields an average of 5.7 days. The USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service says temperatures were above normal in the eastern half... Read More

Lincoln County Sheriff's Deputies called to injury accident north of Sutherland

Lincoln County Sheriff's Deputies were called to an injury accident Monday at 5:14 p.m.  on North River road, north of Sutherland.   It was reported a vehicle had run into the ditch and turned over.  Deputies and rescue workers arrived on the sce... Read More

USBCA Starts Industry-wide Conversation on the Eve of Major Biotech Commercialization

Last week, the U.S. Biotech Crops Alliance's Domestic Working Group held a technology meeting in Montreal to recommit to address any worldwide asynchrony regulatory risks associated with the commercial possibilities for biotechnology during the next ... Read More