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  • Cattle and Sage-Grouse can Live in Harmony


    12/18/2014 9:53:00 AM In recent years it seems the sage-grouse has become a popular topic in Oregon and it is only natural that some may question: “Is it possible for cattle and sage-grouse to live in harmony?” The answer to the above question might surprise you.
  • Gov. Nixon Announces Missouri Cattle Summit Next Month
    12/18/2014 9:25:00 AM Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is planning to hold a summit to brainstorm ways to beef up the state's cattle industry.
  • Diving Into the Farm Bill, a Reference Guide
    12/18/2014 9:00:00 AM With the end of the year only weeks away and many still trying to sort through the new farm bill provisions, it begs the question: Are you ready? No matter if you've been gearing up for this since the farm bill passed back in February or if you're playing catch-up, here are some resources that might keep you from getting into trouble this tax season.
  • Corn Price Strength Continues
    12/18/2014 7:22:00 AM March 2015 corn futures traded to a high of $4.115 on December 15, the highest level since July 10 and $0.80 above the low reached on October 1. The average spot cash price at South-Central Illinois elevators was reported at $3.785 on December 12, $1.01 above the low on October 1.
  • Expert: Consequences of Texas Drought Continue to Linger
    12/17/2014 2:21:00 PM Texas Plant Protection Association attendees hear about future of water.
  • Cattle Theft not Just a Crime of the Past
    12/17/2014 11:31:00 AM Livestock investigator continues to collect evidence on August 2013 cattle theft.
  • Congress Passes Key Tax Extenders Legislation
    12/17/2014 10:24:00 AM Yesterday, the U.S. Senate voted 76 to 16 to pass a tax extenders package that holds key provisions for small businesses such as section 179 expensing and bonus depreciation.
  • Beef Checkoff Ensures Farmers and Ranchers Are Heard at Major Food for Tomorrow Conference
    12/17/2014 9:15:00 AM On Nov. 11-12, 2014, the beef checkoff, through the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA), participated in the New York Time's "Food for Tomorrow" conference held at Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture in Pocantino Hills, NY - a place many would call a "foodie" mecca.
  • Are Ceftiofur Residues Really Increasing?
    12/17/2014 9:01:00 AM The residues reported by Reuters represent only one part of USDA’s inspection program, says Zoetis veterinarian.
  • School Uses Greenhouse As A Classroom
    12/17/2014 7:49:00 AM One Indiana school is taking a break from the textbooks and teaching students about agriculture with a more hands-on-approach, using a greenhouse as a classroom.

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