Producers try to recoup losses after Plainville Livestock Commission drains account
By CRISTINA JANNEY Hays Post Derek Stockman’s farming and ranching operation has been brought to a standstill. He sold 41 heifers at the Plainville Livestock Commission on Feb. 5, but his check for almost $37,000 bounced Stockman of Kirwin only recently expanded his farming operation into cattle. He is now unable to make his FSA loan payments, nor is he able to get his operating loan for the coming year guaranteed. “The bills don’t stop coming in,” Stockman said. Stockman is one of more than 40 livestock producers in the area that have been caught up in legal action and bankruptcy of Plainville Livestock Commission, operated by Tyler Gillum. This is just the latest in a series of financial problems and federal regulation violations faced by the market agency. “Everybody says you’ll get…
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New ways to listen to Community First Broadcasting Stations
In November of 2018, Community First Broadcasting sought out to enhance and expand the ways our listeners could access our stations KUOO, Q102, Y100 and Xtreme Country 105.7 beyond the traditional FM dial. It all started with a new streaming player under the listen tab on exploreokoboji.com and country1057.com respectively. The new stream features more artist information and an on demand section for previous sports broadcasts The changes then expanded into listeners pockets with a brand new Okoboji Radio app. This new app is available in the App Store for iPhones and the Google Play Store for Androids. Listeners are encouraged to update to the latest version to ensure that they get the new Okoboji Radio…