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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.

In a China Trade War, U.S. Meat Looks Like Dog Food

03/03/2017

Tyson’s CEO says if pig ears are out, kibble will be in.

U.S. Judge: Nevada Rancher's Son Must Pay $587K, Remove Cattle

03/03/2017

Wayne Hage’s son Wayne N. Hage has been ordered to pay $587,000 and remove any livestock he has on federal lands by the end of the month. Chief U.S. District Judge Gloria Navarro in Las Vegas says he also has to show by mid-April that he has complied.

Bovine Tuberculosis Found in South Dakota Beef Herd

03/02/2017

Bovine tuberculosis has been discovered in a South Dakota beef herd.

Six Weeks Later, Senators Question Delay on Agriculture Pick

03/02/2017

President Donald Trump tapped Sonny Perdue to be his agriculture secretary six weeks ago, but the administration still hasn’t formally provided the Senate with the paperwork for the nomination. The delay is frustrating farm-state senators, who represent many of the core voters who helped elect Trump.

Make America Great Again with Agriculture Exports

03/02/2017

Agriculture industry hopes Trump administration doesn’t forget about exports when making America great.

Smart Labels Help Consumers Make Smart Choices

03/02/2017
A funny thing happened during the debate over GMO labels: A number of companies decided to make the voluntary disclosure that their food includes ingredients that are improved with the use of biotechnology.

Jolley: Sittin' on the Wall

03/02/2017

​From the very beginning of his historic run for the presidency, Donald Trump has called for a wall on our Southern border, stating forcefully that Mexico would pay for it. Two Mexican presidents begged to differ, using salty, non-politically correct language to express their view.

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