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Two tractors stolen from former NBA star Scottie Pippen

· April 20, 2018

Former NBA star Scottie Pippen and his family are offering a $2,500 reward for information in connection to the theft of two tractors from their family farm in Arkansas. According to the Arkansas Democrat Gazette, the Kubota and John Deere, worth $50,000, were taken from the farm in Hamburg, late March 28 or early March […]

California FFA trailer with 8,000 Disney tickets inside stolen

· April 19, 2018

The California FFA is asking for the public’s help after a thief made off with their trailer full of awards, swag, registration materials, and 8,000 Disney tickets for next week’s state convention. The white Wells Cargo trailer with license plate number 4KJ1127 was stolen from California FFA’s headquarters in Galt at about 3:10 am Wednesday. […]

Romaine lettuce outbreak: California farmers give more info

· April 19, 2018

The multi-state outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 in romaine lettuce has definitely raised some questions among consumers about what is safe to eat and California leafy green producers want to help provide some answers. “The leafy greens community takes the responsibility of producing safe leafy greens very seriously. Not only are the foods we grow […]

Today’s markets: Export sales jobless claims

· April 19, 2018

We started off the day with Export Sales and Jobless Claims at 7:30 A.M. Central followed by EIA Gas Storage at 9:30 A.M. On the Corn front we are looking ahead to Export Sales data and allegedly the last punch from Old Man Winter. In the overnight electronic session the May Corn is currently trading […]

U.S. trade talks with China making Alabama farmers uneasy

· April 19, 2018

The potential trade war that has been brewing between the United States and China has some Alabama farmers cautious about the future markets of crops. “As of now, we don’t know what might happen,” said Stewart McGill, who is a cotton, soybean, and corn producer in north Alabama. “This could be detrimental to producers or […]

Georgia Kubota dealer looking to identify skid steer thieves

· April 19, 2018

A Georgia Kubota dealer is looking for the public’s help in identifying three thieves who made off with $247,000 in equipment. On Saturday, April 14 at approximately 11 p.m., three people operating a semi-truck arrived at Low Country’s Statesboro Kubota Dealership on Hwy 301, broke the fence locks, and drove their truck into the loading […]

Stakeholder panels to discuss animal rights violence against ag

· April 19, 2018

Two expert panels will explore how the animal rights movement is impacting farmers, ranchers, and the agriculture industry at the Animal Agriculture Alliance’s 2018 Stakeholders Summit set for May 3-4 at the Renaissance Capital View Hotel in Arlington, Va. On the first panel, Jason Roesler, director of public affairs at Fur Commission USA, and Nicole […]

John Deere, FFA looking for 75 objects for 2093 time capsule

· April 19, 2018

Seventy-five years from now what will the agriculture industry look like? What practices and programs will still be around? What current technologies will be long gone? That’s what a group of FFA members will discover in 2093, when they open a time capsule John Deere and the National FFA will bury later this year. “We […]

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West Virginia couple celebrates 36,000 miles on Polaris RZR

· April 19, 2018

When a West Virginia couple purchased a Polaris RZR in 2009, they fell in love with the off-road vehicle. In fact they loved the “Ole Girl” so much they’ve put nearly 36,000 miles on the machine. Dan and Janie Wayne of Gassaway have made countless memories exploring their small town and scenic backroads of West […]

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