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Western Wildfires Scorch 1 Million Acres, At Least 7 Lives Lost

03/09/2017

Wildfires are continuing to burn through Kansas, Oklahoma, Colorado and Texas, charring more than 1 million acres of land and claiming the lives of at least seven people. 

Wildfire Threat Remains After Killing Six

03/09/2017

The threat of wildfires is expected to remain high on Wednesday in the U.S. Plains.

Is Wagyu the World's Most Overrated Steak?

03/08/2017

“I hate the stuff,” says a butcher and author of a new cookbook dedicated to beef. He’s not alone.

Plains Wildfires Continue, 7 Dead

03/08/2017

Wildfires in four states have consumed more than 1 million acres.

Plains Wildfires Continue, 7 Dead

03/08/2017

Wildfires in four states have consumed more than 1 million acres.

Wind Conditions Should Ease, Helping Crews Battle Wildfires

03/08/2017

Winds are expected to slow down Wednesday, but weather conditions are still not ideal for emergency crews battling wildfires in four states that have killed six people and destroyed hundreds of square miles of land.

Wind Conditions Should Ease, Helping Crews Battle Wildfires

03/08/2017

Winds are expected to slow down Wednesday, but weather conditions are still not ideal for emergency crews battling wildfires in four states that have killed six people and destroyed hundreds of square miles of land.

Deadly Wildfires Ravage Four States

03/08/2017

Wildfires claimed four lives Monday in the Texas Panhandle.

Deadly Wildfires Ravage Four States

03/08/2017

Wildfires claimed four lives Monday in the Texas Panhandle.

Deadly Wildfires Force Thousands From Homes

03/07/2017

Emergency crews on Tuesday struggled to contain deadly wildfires that have scorched hundreds of square miles of land in four states and forced thousands of people to flee their homes ahead of the wind-whipped flames.

Deadly Wildfires Force Thousands From Homes

03/07/2017

Emergency crews on Tuesday struggled to contain deadly wildfires that have scorched hundreds of square miles of land in four states and forced thousands of people to flee their homes ahead of the wind-whipped flames.

Former Ag Sec. Clayton Yeutter Has Passed

03/07/2017

Remembered as a great supporter of American agriculture, former Secretary of Agriculture Clayton Yeutter died on March 4 after a four-year battle with cancer. He was 86.

New Report Highlights University Research Breakthroughs

03/07/2017

Iowa State University and 10 other research universities have joined the Supporters of Agricultural Research (SoAR) Foundation to call for stronger federal support of the food and agricultural sciences.

Reviewing CBO Baseline for Farm Bill Program Spending

03/07/2017

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released an updated estimate for the outlays from the 2014 Farm Bill and this article reviews those estimates for farm programs, crop insurance and conservation.

Billionaire Rinehart Buys Cattle Station in Australia's North

03/06/2017

Purchase complements acquisition of cattle firm S. Kidman.

Another Drought? Well, Maybe

03/06/2017
Say the word drought and for some people it immediately conjures up images of long, hot summers or, for others, it may trigger reminders of the brutal 1930s Dust Bowl. However, the hard, uncomfortable truth is Oklahoma is always a few weeks away from being at the mercy of this weather phenomenon and the potentially devastating impacts it can leave in its wake.

Whole Farm Revenue Protection

03/06/2017

Livestock producers can now insure up to $1 million of revenue from animals and animal products.

Consumer Trends Revealed In 'Power of Meat' Study

03/06/2017

How animals were raised, what they were fed is important to shoppers.

Warm Winter Props up Beef Demand

03/06/2017

So much for the winter blues. It’s been so balmy across part of the U.S. that Americans have been firing up their grills at a time that’s usually better suited to sipping hot cocoa.

Farmers, Extension Agents Share in Research, Help Each Other

03/04/2017

The interactions that bring information about the latest Kansas State University research to farmers who base production decisions on it often happen over a cup of coffee or while standing in a field.

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