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JBS Bribery Tapes Stir Up Fresh Brazil Turmoil

05/18/2017

Brazil was plunged back into a political crisis reminiscent of last year’s impeachment saga following reports that President Michel Temer was embroiled in an alleged cover-up scheme involving the jailed former speaker of the lower house of Congress.

Wyoming Officials Help Rancher Build Wildlife-Friendly Fence

05/17/2017

A new fence will reduce the number of elk, deer and antelope affected by the cow pasture barrier at the base of Sheep Mountain outside of Laramie, Wyo. 

Trump's $1 Trillion Plan Won't Help Rural America, Democrats Say

05/17/2017

The public-private infrastructure program shortchanges the regions in greatest need, says a Joint Economic Committee minority report.

Warm Weather Impacting Soil Moisture, Crops in South Dakota

05/17/2017

A second consecutive week of warmer-than-average weather has reduced soil moisture supplies and affected crop conditions in South Dakota.

Is Immigrant Farm Labor 'Deport Proof'?

05/17/2017

Trump says his immigration crackdown won't hurt agriculture. We'll see.

Slaughter of Africa's Donkeys for China Hurts Poor Farmers

05/16/2017

Mass slaughter threatens communities that rely on the animal.

Rescued!

05/16/2017

North Dakota Cattle Producers Heartened by Trade Deal

05/16/2017

North Dakota cattle producers are cheering the latest industry development — the reopening of the Chinese market to U.S. beef.

USDA Warns Pittsburgh Restaurant that Served Horse Meat

05/16/2017

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has warned a Pittsburgh restaurant to not serve horse meat again.

Where Cows Outnumber People, Asian Buyers Seen Hunting Beef M&A

05/15/2017

Interest driven by export potential, Ontilcor director says.

Oregon Ag Land Selling at Fast Pace; Ramifications Unclear

05/15/2017

The impact is unclear at this point, but the primary worry is about ag land being taken out of production. 

Significant Alfalfa Losses Experienced in Eastern Wisconsin

05/15/2017

Significant alfalfa losses experienced in eastern Wisconsin

Trump Reassures Farmers Immigration Crackdown Not Aimed at Workers

05/15/2017

President Donald Trump said he would seek to keep his tough immigration enforcement policies from harming the U.S. farm industry and its largely immigrant workforce, according to farmers and officials who met with him.

Idaho Asks Appeals Court to Uphold Ban on Spying at Farms

05/15/2017

Idaho asked a federal appeals court Friday to reinstate its ban on spying at farms, dairies and slaughterhouses after a lower court judge sided with animal rights activists who said the ban violated free speech rights.

Some High Plains Farmers Struggling After Fires, Drought

05/15/2017

Deep snow is melting into western mountain streams, but some farmers and ranchers on the high plains are struggling amid a lengthy dry spell and the aftermath of destructive wildfires.

China To Begin Importing U.S. Beef

05/12/2017

White House reveals agreement that opens Chinese market for U.S. beef.

U.S. Cattle Producers To Access $2.6B Chinese Beef Market in July

05/12/2017

The Commerce Department is setting a date to reopen the Chinese market to U.S. beef.

U.S. Inks China Trade Deal Promoting Finance Services, Beef

05/12/2017

Deal paves way for more trade negotiations in coming months.

Supporters of Rancher Cliven Bundy Build Mock Jail Cell Near Prison

05/12/2017

Supporters of rancher Cliven Bundy and his sons are holding a protest outside a rural Nevada prison facility where defendants in a 2014 standoff with federal agents await trial in federal court in Las Vegas.

U.S., China Reach Agreement on Beef, Poultry, Natural Gas

05/12/2017

China will finally open its borders to U.S. beef while cooked Chinese poultry is closer to hitting the U.S. market as part of a U.S.-China trade agreement.

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