Man, are the charts popping this week! Finally. Americana favorite Jason Isbell edges out the mighty Alan Jackson to debut at No. 1 on Billboardâs country albums chart, and Brantley Gilbertâs âOne Hell of an Amenâ ascends to the peak of the country airplay rankings, climaxing a 37-week climb. By Nielsen SoundScanâs count, Isbellâs album,... Read more »
Ten years ago, Kenny Chesney took the Farm Aid stage in Chicago to help Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young and Dave Matthews do something to help farmers thrive. Now it’s Kacey Musgraves‘ turn to represent modern country music at Farm Aid. Musgraves will be appearing at the music and food festival in Chicago on... Read more »
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have acquired utility player Ben Zobrist and cash considerations from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for right-handed pitcher Aaron Brooks and left-handed pitcher Sean Manaea. Zobrist, 34, is hitting .268 with 20 doubles, two triples, six homers and 39 runs scored this season, which includes batting .325 […]
Here you go. Â Stories you mightÂ find interesting. Former Pro-Bowler with the 49ers, Bengals and Jefferson City Jays star, Justin Smith is back in mid-Missouri and heâs been helping out in the weight room at Mizzouâs training facility. Â Looks like he may be helping out the Tigers this fall. Â What he’ll be doing and for how […]
Citing weak demand for agricultural products and a strong dollar, DuPont cut its full-year earnings forecast on Tuesday. In April the company projected earnings of $4.00 to $4.20 per share, they now predict about $3.10. About 60 cents of that decline is credited to negative currency impact. For the second quarter ending June 30; DuPont... Read more »
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Northern Irelandâs Assembly Agriculture Committee is being recalled from their summer recess to deal with the countryâs dairy crisis. Farmgate prices in the United Kingdom have been below the cost of production for months and that has put many operations on the brink of bankruptcy. Some of the ag committee members attended a dairy producer... Read more »
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