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Visitors play on the field at the Field of Dreams movie site, Friday, June 5, 2020, in Dyersville, Iowa. Major League Baseball is building another field a few hundred yards down a corn-lined path from the famous movie site in eastern Iowa but unlike the original, it's unclear whether teams will show up for a game this time as the league and its players struggle to agree on plans for a coronavirus-shortened season. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Baseball plans game at Field of Dreams, but will they come?

Jun. 11, 2020 2:04 PM EDT

DYERSVILLE, Iowa (AP) — Spurred by a voice telling him, “If you build it, he will come,” the Iowa farmer played by Kevin Costner dutifully carved a baseball field out of his cornfield and then watched as Shoeless Joe Jackson and his Chicago White Sox teammates strode out of the stalks and...

Pandemic disrupts New Mexico cattle, sheep operations

Jun. 8, 2020 10:48 AM EDT

MORA, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s cattle and sheep industries are being adversely affected as the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic is causing the wholesale prices of meat and wool to drop sharply. While the two industries are affected in different ways, cow and sheep ranchers tell the Santa...

Nebraska farmers making progress on corn, soybean planting

May. 18, 2020 6:42 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska farmers have planted most of the expected corn crop and are making good progress on soybean planting, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported Monday. The USDA said farmers had planted 91% of the corn crop as of Sunday, putting them far ahead of the 63% that had been...

Iowa farmers nearly complete corn, soybean planting

May. 18, 2020 6:21 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Thanks to favorable weather, Iowa farmers have planted most of the corn crop and are nearing completion of soybean planting, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported Monday. The USDA said in the week ending Sunday, farmers had planted 96% of the expected corn crop, putting them...