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U.S. Farm Lobby Turns up Heat on Trump Team as NAFTA Talks Near

07/14/2017

With talks to renegotiate the NAFTA trade pact just weeks away, U.S. farm groups and lawmakers from rural states are intensifying lobbying of President Donald Trump's administration with one central message: leave farming out of it.

Algae Outbreak Kills 32 Cattle in Oregon

07/14/2017

A blue-green algae outbreak in an Oregon reservoir has killed 32 cattle.

China Keeps Deals Coming to Sustain Trump's Focus on Trade Talks

07/14/2017

Soy agreement is latest China-U.S. agreement in 100-day round.

North Dakota Gov. Order Aims to Help Drought-stricken Producers

07/14/2017

Gov. Doug Burgum has further relaxed commercial driving restrictions to help drought-stricken North Dakota farmers and ranchers.

Mark Zuckerberg Visits a Cattle Ranch

07/13/2017

When you have a cough, you visit a doctor. When you want to know where your food comes from, you should ask farmers and ranchers.

Rebuilding Fences a Slow but Important Task

07/13/2017

The wildfires that tore through more than 1.5 million acres in Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas and Colorado in March destroyed an estimated more than 18,000 miles of fencing. AgDay's Betsy Jibben travelled to Texas to learn more about the ongoing work being done to repair the fences damaged this spring. 

IARC Alarmism Puts Rats Before Farmers

07/13/2017
The World Health Organization's cancer agency declared glyphsate a probable cause of cancer. But, it excluded an important decades-long study with evidence showing there was no cancer link. Why?

The Guide - Even Awesome People Need One

07/13/2017
The Guide - Even Awesome People Need One

Germans Are Losing Their Taste for Pork

07/12/2017

Pork eating at 11-year low among Germans, EU’s top consumers.

June Heat Wave in California Kills Thousands of Cows

07/12/2017

An estimated in 4,000-6,000 cows died in Fresno County alone during a recent heat wave.

Washington Farmer Charged with Animal Abuse gets Cows Back

07/12/2017

A northwest Washington farmer charged in April with starving his animals to death has avoided felony convictions and will get several surviving cows back.

Young Cattle Producers Pitch in for Wildlife Relief

07/11/2017

Adults are not the only ones who are helping those affected by the wildfires that hit Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas and Colorado this March.  4-H and FFA members, as well as others in Oklahoma realized they could help the victims of wildfires that burned hundreds of thousands of acres in northwest Oklahoma. 

Flinchbaugh Grades Trump on Ag

07/11/2017

President's grades are mixed on four major agricultural issues, says ag policy expert.

Why the Heck Would Anyone Listen to "What the Health"?

07/11/2017

Hannah Thompson-Weeman tells the truth about a movie called, "What the Health?", designed to mislead consumers.

A Good Start for New Cattle

07/10/2017

Starting calves can be as much art as science, which explains why some stocker operators and feedlots have more success than others. 

A Good Start for New Cattle

07/10/2017

Starting calves can be as much art as science, which explains why some stocker operators and feedlots have more success than others. 

Great Plains Wildfires on the Rise

07/10/2017

A new study by the University of Nebraska shows that wildfires across the great plains region are becoming more frequent.

Wildfire Recovery: Lending a Helping Hand

07/06/2017

Early in March, a massive wildfire swept across the Southern Plains states, burning 1.5 million acres of grassland, and affecting farmers and ranchers in three states--Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas.  The human cost was significant--the rapidly moving fire killed seven people, either trying to save cattle or flee their homes.  While the economic cost is still being tallied, we do know that at least 20,000 head of cattle and hogs were killed and an estimated 18,000 miles of fencing was destroyed.

 

A Kenyan Farmer Makes the Case for the Commercialization of GM Maize

07/06/2017
Does Kenya's government want to continue to struggle with drought and pests, or does it want to embrace the science that can ease our plight and feed our people?

Wal-Mart Upgrades to Angus Beef

07/05/2017

Raising quality seen as key to attracting selective shoppers.

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