Senate expedites vote to avert rail strike
Three separate votes will address extending negotiations for 60 days, adding seven days of a paid sick leave, and on the contract agreement itself.
Senate approves legislation enacting rail agreement
Bill forcing tentative rail agreement now heads to the President's desk; Senate's secondary vote for paid sick leave fails
Ways to recycle real Christmas trees
Farm and Garden: After Christmas, trees could still be of use as a bird feeder or as landscape mulch.
Leaving her legacy
Nancy Jo Bateman is set to retire from the North Dakota Beef Commission after 38 years.
5 Christmas gifts for your millennial farmer
Here is a review of the “best gifts ever,” gleaned from my young farmer friends.
Full-fat dairy products can be good for your heart
A new study shows people who eat dairy products have lower rates of cardiovascular disease than those who avoid them.
Ag autonomy firm turns to smarter chip
Blue White Robotics required smarter computing for its after-market systems, and found one with Israel’s Hailo.
See what’s new for precision agriculture
What’s New From the Shows: Technology blossoms in the precision ag field.
7 ag stories you might have missed
There's a lot to catch up on this week – from EPA's proposed biofuel blending requirements to Christmas gifts you can't miss, and everything in between.
Grain prices continue to slump lower
Morning report: Corn, soybeans and wheat all face overnight losses heading into Friday’s session. (Comments are updated by 7:30 a.m. Central Time.)