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Lunch Money Controversy
The fight over school lunches is revived as new regulations will triple the costs of lunchroom operations. Patricia Montague, CEO of the School Nutrition Association, provides the details. (Oct. 7 broadcast)
Hospital Care in Rural America
Rural hospitals are slowly closing around the U.S. Hear the inside story with Alan Morgan, CEO of the National Rural Health Association, and Bryan Coffey, CEO of Hamilton County Hospital in Kansas. (Oct. 2 broadcast)
New Host for “U.S. Farm Report
When you tune into “U.S. Farm Report,” you’ll be greeted by a new host—Tyne Morgan. She takes over for John Phipps, who is stepping down as host but will remain with the program as its on-farm commentator. On the air for nearly four decades, “U.S. Farm Report” is a weekly one-hour program that features a marketing roundtable, Tractor Tales and more. It airs on more than 160 local affiliates nationwide and twice each weekend on RFD-TV. To find an affiliate near you or watch online, visit http://www.USFarmReport.com.
Tour the Farm of the Future
The agriculture industry is gearing up for high-tech changes in the next decade. To explore the future of farming technology in a multitude of areas, such as the office, shop, grain bins, dairy and pasture, take a tour at http://www.farmofthefuture.net.
@farmNwife: Searching for least muddy field to #harvest14
@dsmartin80: Want to know why farmers wear hats? So they can use them as scoop shovels when combine overflows.
@hayseedmike: Googling “tow ropes” this morning. This rain is like pouring salt in the wound. 2" to 3" NOT good!
Read crop reports from farmers and watch field videos from across the country. Then post your own.
Just finished dryland beans, and they averaged 50 bu. to acre.—Sully County, S.D.
My bean yields are a little above average but not near record-setting. Off-and-on rain is in the forecast for the rest of the week.—Huntington County, Ind.
We harvested a few acres of corn before the rain. It has a very light test weight, and moisture was 25%. We have our first chance of flurries tonight.—North-Central Iowa
Corn was way above average, and beans were hurt by dry weather, but the wheat beans look great. —Craig County, Okla.