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Last Stand: Nebraska Farmers Could Derail Keystone XL Pipeline

04/20/2017

When President Donald Trump handed TransCanada Pipeline Co. a permit for its Keystone XL pipeline last month, he said the company could now build the long-delayed and divisive project "with efficiency and with speed." But Trump and the firm will have to get through Nebraska farmer Art Tanderup first, along with about 90 other landowners in the path of the pipeline.

EPA Denies Plans to Close Chicago Office

04/19/2017

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials on Tuesday denied reports the agency will close the office in Chicago that oversees regional environmental protection efforts including the Flint, Michigan drinking water clean-up and Great Lakes restoration.

 

Mizzou Economist: Beef Prices Will Retreat From Last Few Weeks

04/19/2017

Cattle prices have continued to surprise the markets, but have prices seen their peak?

Iowa Family Farmers say Budget Cuts Would be Devastating

04/19/2017

Iowa farmers asked Republican lawmakers Monday to reconsider plans to eliminate an agriculture research center they say is vital to the state's largest industry.

Bovine TB Identified in Small Michigan Beef Cattle Herd

04/19/2017

Bovine tuberculosis has been found in a small herd of beef cattle in Michigan's northeastern Lower Peninsula.

Idaho Conservation Group Files Complaint Against Waste Pit

04/18/2017

An Idaho conservation group has filed a complaint to several state agencies asking officials to inspect a wastewater pit used by a Nampa cheese-making plant.

Coyote-killing Devices Still OK in Wyoming

04/18/2017

There is no discussion in Wyoming about banning a device designed to kill coyotes by spraying cyanide when triggered, a state official said.

Parts of 5 Michigan Counties See Bovine Tuberculosis Risk

04/18/2017

State officials have designated parts of five Michigan counties as a "potential high risk area" for bovine tuberculosis.

Carnivores Rejoice: Steaks and Burgers Cheap for Grilling

04/17/2017

Gains for meat demand prompt bullish bets on cattle futures.

 

China, U.S. Beef Relations Improving, Focus Turns To Export Protocols

04/17/2017

It’s been 13 years since China closed its doors to U.S. beef, and that may change soon if the meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping is any indication of a relationship change.

Kansas Family Faces Fear Amid Wildfire

04/17/2017

The Grisby family near Ashland, Kan. continue to handle the aftermath of last month's Starbuck Fire.

Develop a Performance Management Mindset

04/14/2017

Research from experts at Purdue University can help you learn to better manage employees within your business.

Meat of the Matter: Soy’s Sad Story

04/14/2017

I’m still waiting for the media to explode in outrage over a recall of E. coli O157:H7-tainted food products. Want to know why it hasn’t happened? Because people got sick on soy, not steak.

Hog Slaughter Moving Up

04/13/2017

Hog slaughter for week ending April 8 was 2.301 million head, 6.8% higher than the same week a year ago.

What’re You Going to Do About It?

04/13/2017

PETA works to promote the work done by people on behalf of the vegan community. Why doesn't agriculture do the same?

Farm Animal Antibiotic Resistance and Stewardship

04/13/2017

A change in how antibiotics are authorized to be used in food animals is at the forefront of the antibiotic resistance discussion.

13 Ways to Tell Good Research from Bad

04/13/2017

Research to support any person’s personal opinion is available, but that doesn’t mean it’s good research. Here are some pointers for telling the difference.

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