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Technology Is Africa’s Food-Secure Future

02/09/2017
My farm took a big step forward two years ago when we acquired a tractor. Although farmers in Europe and the United States have worked with tractors for generations, they remain a novelty in many parts of Africa...

The Effects on Cattle Producers in Drought-Stricken Areas

02/09/2017

Since the beginning of the year, the national drought picture has dramatically improved, but there are still problem areas in parts of the central and southern Plains.

Complete Coverage of Feb. 9 USDA Reports

02/09/2017

See all of the report data, coverage and analysis of USDA's Feb. 9 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report.

Complete Coverage of Feb. 9 USDA Reports

02/09/2017

See all of the report data, coverage and analysis of USDA's Feb. 9 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report.

Voters Await Economic Revival in a Part of pro-Trump America

02/08/2017

Rural Wisconsin voters await economic revival in a part of now pro-Trump America.

Rulings Could Shape Vegas Trial of 6 in Bundy Ranch Standoff

02/07/2017

A federal judge in Nevada is considering crucial rulings about what jurors will hear in the trial of six defendants accused of stopping U.S. agents at gunpoint from rounding up cattle near Cliven Bundy's ranch in April 2014.

USDA Says Removal of Animal Welfare Records Not Final

02/07/2017

The Agriculture Department says "adjustments may be made" in its decision to remove animal welfare inspection reports, enforcement records and other information about the treatment of animals from its website.

Tyson Says SEC Is Investigating Chicken-Pricing Allegations

02/07/2017

Shares of chicken producers fall after disclosure of subpoena. Tyson also raised fiscal 2017 earnings target on beef and pork.

Jury Selection Begins for Trial of 6 in Bundy Ranch Standoff

02/06/2017

Jury selection began Monday in Nevada for the federal trial of six defendants accused of taking arms against federal agents herding cattle off public land near Nevada cattleman and states' rights advocate Cliven Bundy's ranch in April 2014. 

Nebraska Gov. Ricketts Touts 'Major' Property Tax Bill

02/06/2017

Property tax reforms in Nebraska could help farmers, but not as much as some groups want.

Packing Problems Down the Road for Cattle Producers

02/06/2017

The Cattle Industry Convention has wrapped up another year of sharpening its focus on 2017. 

Fed Cattle Exchange Aims To Create Transparency In Market

02/06/2017

Volatile cattle markets have impacted the industry over the past year. To help the situation, industry leaders have tried to shorten the trading hours and address high frequency trading. A group of cattle operators are doing business a different way in an open cash market with an online live auction. 

Deal Allows Yellowstone Bison Slaughter

02/06/2017

A deal disclosed Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, will allow the mass slaughter of hundreds of wild bison migrating from Yellowstone National Park, while sparing 25 animals that American Indian tribes want to start new herds. 

Cargill at Odds With Trump as It Warns on Immigration, Trade

02/06/2017

‘We cannot wall ourselves off’ from the other 96% of world.

Mars: "Miscommunication" Led to Skittles Spill

02/05/2017

Mars says a miscommunication with a subcontractor led to a defective batch of its Skittles, reportedly on their way to becoming cattle feed, ending up scattered across a highway.

Cattle Industry 'Very Concerned' by Trump Pledge on NAFTA

02/03/2017

Good access to export markets needed to avoid beef oversupply.

Feedlot Placements Jump in December

02/03/2017

Strong feedlot demand for feeder cattle helps explain the strong feeder price rally at the end of 2016. 

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