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Feds Stumble Again with Split Verdict in Bundy Standoff Case

04/25/2017

Feds stumble again with split verdict in Bundy standoff case

Tyson Foods to Buy AdvancePierre for $3.2 Billion

04/25/2017

Tyson Foods will pay $3.2 billion to add packaged sandwich maker AdvancePierre to its stable of processed food brands.

Meat of the Matter: Barbecue and Bias

04/25/2017

Tradition is usually laudable when it concerns culinary preferences. But racial politics can spoil the marketing of even the most revered of Southern food products: Pulled pork barbecue sauce.

Farming Strategies for the Future

04/25/2017

There was a time in agriculture when greater yields always meant greater profitability. Today’s economic environment is characterized by high input costs and depressed commodity prices. 

Farm & Ranch Land Sales Increase

04/25/2017

Farmers National Company reports that real estate sales volume is up 21 percent during the first half of its fiscal year compared to last year and up 38 percent from a year earlier with an increase in both individual sales transactions and acres sold.

Big Mac Makeover Helps McDonald's Overcome Restaurant Slump

04/25/2017

CEO has revamped iconic sandwich, rolled out beverage deals.

 

2 Found Guilty in 1st Trial Over Bundy Standoff in Nevada

04/24/2017

A jury found two men guilty of federal charges Monday in an armed standoff that stopped federal agents from rounding up cattle near Cliven Bundy's Nevada ranch in 2014.

Senate Confirms Sonny Perdue as USDA Secretary

04/24/2017

It has been 101 days since Tom Vilsack abruptly departed as Secretary of Agriculture a full week before President Donald Trump took office. Now, that vacancy that has been officially filled by former Georgia governor Sonny Perdue by a vote of 87 to 11 during a April 24, 2017 Senate hearing.

Market Highlights: Cattle Prices and Feedlot Placements Climb

04/23/2017

Fed cattle continue to trade higher as feedlot placements increase.

Vomitoxin Makes Nasty Appearance for U.S. Farm Sector

04/22/2017

A fungus that causes “vomitoxin” has been found in some U.S. corn harvested last year, forcing poultry and pork farmers to test their grain, and giving headaches to grain growers already wrestling with massive supplies and low prices.

U.S. March Feedlot Cattle Placements Carve New Monthly High

04/21/2017

Report called mildly bearish for CME live cattle futures.

Farmers Beef With Trump Over 'Big Meat'

04/21/2017

An Obama-era measure meant to level the playing field for chicken growers is shelved, and the industry is delighted.

New Farm Journal Fund Doubles Your Donation for Wildfire Recovery

04/21/2017

The ag community rallied around those impacted by the devastating March wildfires, but rebuilding will take years—and significant financial support. That’s why Farm Journal is proud to announce the Million Dollar Wildfire Relief Challenge, launching today, which enables you to help ranching families rebuild by doubling your donation.

New Farm Journal Fund Doubles Your Donation for Wildfire Recovery

04/21/2017

The ag community rallied around those impacted by the devastating March wildfires, but rebuilding will take years—and significant financial support. That’s why Farm Journal is proud to announce the Million Dollar Wildfire Relief Challenge, launching today, which enables you to help ranching families rebuild by doubling your donation.

Enjoy Your Fruits and Vegetables With Confidence

04/20/2017
When the Environmental Working Group puts out its annual “Dirty Dozen” list, it misrepresents the basic facts of farming by peddling myths - and discourages Americans from eating healthy foods.

63 Indicted for Brazilian Meat, Bribery Scandal

04/20/2017

Brazilian authorities have indicted 63 people for their role in a corruption scheme within Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture.

Profit Briefing: Bad News for Pork, Good News For Cattle

04/20/2017

During the Pro Farmer Profit Briefing, Chip Flory and Brian Grete discuss the low lean hog and cash lean hog index and the contract highs in the futures cash market in cattle. 

Jury Resumes Deliberations in Bundy Ranch Standoff Trial

04/20/2017

Jury resumes deliberations in Bundy ranch standoff trial

Slow Start to U.S. Corn Planting May Lead to Tug-of-War with Soy

04/20/2017

U.S. farmers are off to a slow start on corn plantings and even though it is still very early in the 2017 season, the numbers may already imply that total corn acres could be less than the 89.996 million that the market currently expects.

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