Cash Market Moves
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 2:51PM CDT
One of the STB's statutory duties is to adjudicate complaints brought by shippers seeking reductions in railroad transportation rates.
Derecho Smashes Grain Storage
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 2:49PM CDT
A severe storm known as a "derecho" slammed into the Midwest Monday. Winds as high as 70 miles per hour were reported in Nebraska Monday morning. The storm continued to pick up speed as it moved across much of Iowa, hitting 99 mph, then reaching speeds of more than 100 mph once the storm reached a large swath of Illinois and Wisconsin by midafternoon
DTN 2020 Digital Yield Tour -- NE, SD
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 2:47PM CDT
The first day of the DTN/Progressive Farmer 2020 Digital Yield Tour, powered by Gro Intelligence, finds that a smooth planting season, favorable temperatures and timely rains have record crops in the making in South Dakota and Nebraska.
Packing Plants and COVID-19
Monday, August 10, 2020 3:21PM CDT
Family members, union representatives and advocates told a Nebraska legislative committee on Thursday about the struggles facing packing plant workers throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. A state lawmaker is pushing for the state to enact higher safety standards for workers at packing plants.