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    Maker of Frosted Flakes Helping Farmers Improve Soil Health

    Jun 06, 2017 02:01 PM

    Why does the maker of popular foods like Frosted Flakes and Rice Krispies care about soil health?  The company says it's all about a more sustainable future. Farmers and the Kellogg Company are partnering to ground-truth the benefits of conservation methods, such as cover crops. 

    “We seek to understand what are the areas of opportunity, what are the needs, and they vary,” said Diane Holdorf, Kellogg Company’s Chief Sustainability Officer. “What works on one acre, doesn’t work on another acre, much less state-to-state, crop-to-crop.”

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    Real Faces of Dairy: Pagel's Ponderosa Dairy

    May 30, 2017 09:10 AM

    Pagel’s Ponderosa Dairy is bustling, day in and day out. The family-owned dairy has expanded significantly since it was first established in 1946. 

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    Feedyard Frenzy: Profits Top $500 Per Head

    May 22, 2017 01:06 PM

    When U.S. Farm Report visited Hartley Feeders in 2015, the picture wasn't as green. Sterling Profit Tracker showed in October 2015, feedyards were losing an average of $500 per head. Today, it's a complete 180 degree difference with Sterling Profit Tracker showing for the week ending May 12th, feedyards saw $536 per head gains. With more attractive prices, feedyards are packed with lighter carcass weights.

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    Corn Belt Farmers Talk Planting Progress, Spotty Depending on Area

    May 09, 2017 10:09 AM

    Before the last week or so, planting was rolling along and emergence was on its way, but it’s been a less than ideal planting season for many pockets of the Midwest. 

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    New Pork Plants Changing the Way Farmers Run Their Business

    May 01, 2017 12:53 PM

    Talks of pulling out of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is sending ripples through the pork industry, which has seen impressive demand so far this year.

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    Grassland Dairy Dump: Is Canada Really to Blame?

    Apr 25, 2017 09:01 AM

    The Gartman family milks more than 100 head of cows a day. It’s both their passion and their livelihood, and it's always a family affair.

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

    Apr 17, 2017 02:22 PM

    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.

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