The NASCAR Nationwide Series will be in Newton this Saturday for the DuPont Pioneer 250. Sprint Cup regular Joey Logano won last week’s race at Dover in NASCAR’s B-series. Regan Smith leads the Nationwide Series standings by 27 points over Sam Hornish Jr. entering this weekend’s race.
This week Morrill County Farm Bureau President Jeff Metz who farms and ranches in the Nebraska panhandle testified in front of the Senate Ag Committee.
The South Dakota Animal industry Board is investigating the death of two replacement heifers from a cattle herd in Stanley County.
This week Iowa pork producer John Weber, President Elect of the National Pork Producers Council testified in front of a House Ag Subcommittee.
Members and supporters of the American Coalition for Ethanol held their fly in this week in the nation’s capital.