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AgWeb.com features more than 50 bloggers who provide analysis and tips on a variety of subjects. Find your favorite at www.AgWeb.com/blogs.
In the Shop by Dan Anderson
As a farm machinery mechanic, Dan brings first-hand knowledge to technical topics and tackles them in a way that makes them easy to understand.
Farmland Forecast by Marc Schober
Keep up with the latest news in agriculture, including trends in farmland values and farming practices, with Marc Schober, Farmland Forecast editor.
Market Watch by Alan Brugler
What factors influence the ag markets each week? Alan Brugler, president of Brugler Marketing & Management, provides regular market updates and insights.
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COOL Under Pressure
In October, the World Trade Organization again sided with Canada and Mexico, who challenged the U.S.’s mandatory country of origin labeling (COOL) rule for beef and pork. Canadian Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz explains what that means for trading between the U.S. and Canada. (Oct. 24 broadcast)
Animal Welfare Spotlight
How should animal agriculture respond to the increasing pressure about animal welfare? Hans Coetzee of Iowa State University, Steve Meyer of Paragon Economics and Kansas rancher Debbie Lyons-Blythe share their views. (Nov. 12 broadcast)
AgWeb AM Edition
Start your day with a roundup of headlines courtesy of AgWeb’s newest eNewsletter. You’ll find the morning’s top story, regional news and valuable market commentary. Sign up for it and other free eNewsletters at www.AgWeb.com/register.
@MrsZookeeper: The work load at 7:30 on a cold November night is way different than 7:30 on a hot July night.
@pc300lc5: Farming can be tough, but if it was easy, everybody would be doing it! #agproud
@farmboy8400: I don’t mind this cold; it’s the fact everything takes 10 times longer to do! Going on 2 hours to get a truck started.
@HunhoffFarm: Sunsets are always better with a tractor in them. #harvest14
Binge on Classic Iron
Take a stroll down memory lane with “U.S. Farm Report’s” popular Tractor Tales segment. You’ll see impressive machines and meet colorful characters from across the country who collect and restore old tractors. Start watching now at www.AgWeb.com/tractor-tales.