OKLAHOMA CITY, March 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the significant drop in commodity prices, Continental Resources, Inc. (NYSE: CLR) ("Continental" or the "Company") today announced a revised 2020 capital budget of $1.2 billion, representing a 55% decrease in capital spend from the Company's original budget of $2.65 billion. The Company expects to be cash flow neutral under $30 per barrel WTI.

INDIANAPOLIS, March 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ: CLMT) (the "Company," the "Partnership" or "Calumet"), a leading independent producer of specialty hydrocarbon and fuel products, today announced that Tim Go notified the Board of Directors of Calumet that he plans to resign as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective June 1, 2020 to pursue other interests closer to his family in Texas. Steve Mawer, a current board member, has been appointed to take over as CEO upon successful completion of an orderly transition process.

Judge Laurie Selber Silverstein signed an order authorizing Furie Operating Alaska LLC to enter into an acquisition by foreclosure agreement with Kachemak Exploration LLC on Feb. 21 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

There are many legal rules covering farms – rules that producers might not be aware of.

INDEPENDENCE, Wis. – From the pages of the New York Times to the edge of his manure pit and from his back-40 to Washington, D.C., it’s anybody’s guess where to find Joe Bragger.

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Parsley Energy, Inc. (NYSE: PE) ("Parsley," "Parsley Energy," or the "Company") today announced financial and operating results for the quarter ended December 31, 2019. The Company has posted a presentation to its website that supplements the information in this release.

DENVER, Feb. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- SM Energy Company (the "Company") (NYSE: SM) today announced operating and financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2019, year-end reserves and the 2020 operating plan. Highlights include:

HOUSTON, Feb. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Houston American Energy Corp. (NYSE American: HUSA) today announced drilling plans for the company's second San Andres well in Yoakum County, the Frost #2-H well. The operator has set a drilling date for March, 2020, pending rig availability. The well's planned total depth is approximately 5,500 feet with a 5,000-foot horizontal leg. The prospect contains 650 gross acres. Houston American also announced that it has increased its working interest in the planned well from 12.5% to 18.6%.

RIDGEWAY, Minn. – Maximum use of his land and maximum gains in his beef herd motivated Mike Steinfeldt of southeastern Minnesota to switch from pasturing his cattle to rotational intensive grazing. Both he and the animals are reaping the benefits.

This past week we reviewed the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s latest farm-income projections and noted sector-wide incomes are expected to increase again in 2020. Also current projections reflect an increasing trend in farm income since 2016, with levels at more than the long-run inflation-adjusted average.

Plant disease issues are faced by the agricultural community each year in some shape or form. They are caused by bacteria, viruses, nematodes, fungi and fungal like organisms.

For the first 21 years of my life I lived on a farm with two houses. My family lived in one house and an elderly farmer named Sam lived in the other. For many years we would make enough supper to share with Sam, taking a hot plate of food to his house.

U.S. pork exports finished 2019 on an excellent note, setting new records for both value and volume, according to statistics released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation. For the year, 5.89 billion pounds of U.S. pork and pork-variety meats valued at $6.952 billion were exported to countries around the world, an increase of 10 percent and 9 percent respectively from 2018.

The latest weekly steer-carcass average weight was 897 pounds, a decrease of 4 pounds from the prior week – but 12 pounds heavier than the same week one year ago. Average heifer-carcass weight in the latest weekly data was 833 pounds, an increase of 1 pound from the previous week and 13 pounds heavier than the same week the previous year. It appears carcass weights have resumed a long-term increasing trend after moderating the past three years.

DALLAS, Feb. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Simmons Bank, as Trustee of the Permian Basin Royalty Trust (NYSE: PBT) ("Permian") today declared a cash distribution to the holders of its units of beneficial interest of $0.050278 per unit, payable on March 13, 2020, to unit holders of record on February 28, 2020.

For some reason farm work often leads one to crave outdoor adventure. It may be because the physical and mental work on a farm leads to tangible results that everyone can see. Those results are not theoretical; they are as real as crops going to market. Outdoor adventure also has tangible outcomes too … rivers paddled, trails hiked, vistas experienced and nights camped.

Throughout the 2019-2020 show year, Gelbvieh and Balancer females and bulls competed at shows to earn points for the American Gelbvieh Association’s Ring of Gold program. Each year the qualifying animals are ranked at the conclusion of the National Gelbvieh and Balancer show at the National Western Stock Show. This year a total of seven shows were included in the Ring of Gold tally.

Editor's note: This article is part of a series of articles featuring members of the Soil Sisters, an official program of Renewing the Countryside. The community of women farmers advocate for family farming and locally produced food.

LAKEWOOD, CO, Feb. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Energy Fuels Inc. (NYSE American: UUUU; TSX: EFR) ("Energy Fuels" or the "Company"), a leading uranium producer in the U.S., applauds President Trump for yesterday announcing a budget that seeks $150 million per year over the next 10 years (totaling $1.5 billion over that timeframe) to establish a strategic uranium reserve intended "to provide additional assurances of availability of uranium in the event of a market disruption." ("A Budget for America's Future", Page 46; "Table 25-1. Federal Budget by Agency and Account, FY-2021 President's Budget Policy", Page 127).

OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Resources, Inc. (NYSE: CLR) ("Continental" or the "Company") today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.05 per share on the Company's outstanding common stock, payable on February 21, 2020 to stockholders of record on February 7, 2020.

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ: CLMT) (the "Company", "Partnership" or "Calumet"), a leading independent producer of specialty hydrocarbon and fuels products, today announced the promotion of Scott Obermeier to the role of Executive Vice President, Commercial. In this new role, Obermeier will be focused on executing Calumet's commercial strategy and accelerating the Company's Specialty Products transformation. He will be responsible for leading Calumet's Base Oils, Solvents and Specialty Oils and Waxes business units as well as the corporate marketing, research and development and customer service functions. He will assume the duties of this position immediately.

OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Resources, Inc. (NYSE: CLR) (the Company) plans to announce full-year 2019 and 4Q19 results on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 following the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. The Company plans to host a conference call to discuss full-year 2019 and 4Q19 results on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. ET (11:00 a.m. CT). Those wishing to listen to the conference call may do so via the Company's website at www.CLR.com or by phone:

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Climate experts from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will release their annual assessment of global temperatures and discuss the major climate trends of 2019 during a media teleconference at 12:15 p.m. EST Wednesday, Jan. 15.

COVER PHOTO: King-Sherwood Oil Company well in the Bannatyne Oil Field, Teton County, Montana. Fairfield Sun Times photo by Darryl L. Flowers


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