Market analyst to assess drought impact on cattle

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The final day of the 100th convention of the Kansas Livestock Association will include a report …Read More

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Drought Getting Worse, Again

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A new report shows that the nation’s worst drought in decades has worsened for a second …Read More

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Monsanto invests $100M in seed production capacity

WACO, Neb. (AP) — Monsanto is investing more than $100 million to expand four of its seed processing plants in …Read More

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Support for No-Cost Sugar Policy Should Strengthen in Light of Falling Prices

USDA data shows U.S. raw sugar prices dropped another nine-percent in October. The October 2012 average price is nearly 40-percent …Read More

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Groups Seek Emergency Declaration for Mississippi River Situation

President Obama and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have received a request for a presidential declaration of emergency. The request …Read More

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NCBA’s Woodall Says Cattle Producers Face Difficult Political Road

For the cattle industry – National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Vice President of Government Affairs Collin Woodall says the denial of …Read More

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Efforts to Avert Fiscal Cliff Continue

Officials have said this week that private talks between the President and top Congressional leaders to avoid the so-called fiscal …Read More

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Scholarships Available for Students Committed to Career in Beef Industry

Students studying for a future in the beef industry have a shot at 10 scholarships of 15-hundred dollars – but …Read More

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Partial Corn Stover Removal Reduces Management Challenges

DES MOINES, Iowa, Nov. 27, 2012 – Corn residue increases proportionally with corn yields, creating management challenges for growers. To help …Read More

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McCaskill Slams House For Failing To Pass Farm Bill

Missouri Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill slammed the GOP-controlled House, and by extension her election opponent Republican Congressman Todd Akin, for …Read More

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Reuters Polls Analysts for Pre-Stocks Report Guesses

Reuters has polled 17 analysts ahead of the Quarterly Grain Stocks report due out Friday. The analysts expect USDA’s report …Read More

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Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed In Wyandotte County

The State of Kansas implemented a quarantine zone to prevent the further spread of a small beetle that causes big …Read More

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Gov. Nixon met with producers Tuesday at the United Producers Livestock Auction facility near Maryville.

State Awards more than $3.8 Million to Producers for Water Projects

Governor Jay Nixon announced in Maryville the state has awarded more than $3.8 million to producers in a water project …Read More

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HSUS Releases Another Undercover Video of Animal Cruelty

A new undercover video has been released by the Humane Society of the United States.  The video, shows cruel treatment of …Read More

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Moo-dini Escapes NYC Slaughterhouse

  Miranda Leitsinger, msnbc.com A young steer who broke out of a slaughterhouse in northern New Jersey, swam across a …Read More

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(VIDEO) Fair Oaks Farm Adventure

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2012 Western Farm Show

It’s time for the 2012 annual Western Farm Show at the American Royal Complex in Kansas City, Missouri.  The 51st …Read More

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30,000 Year Old Plant Regenerated

WASHINGTON- Fruit seeds stored away by squirrels more than 30,000 years ago and found in Siberian permafrost have been regenerated …Read More

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State Tax Commission Wants Higher Taxes on Missouri’s Best Farm Land

  Missouri lawmakers are considering a proposed tax increase on the four best grades of farmland. State Senator Brian Munzlinger, …Read More

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Something You Won’t See Every Day

Something you won’t see every day on many sheep operations here in the United States.  A ram and a deer …Read More

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51st Annual Western Farm Show

The 51st Annual Western Farm Show comes to the American Royal Complex Friday, Saturday, and Sunday February 24th through the …Read More

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Agriculture Tops Useless College Majors List

Yahoo published an article in January highlighting the top five useless college majors. Number one on the list was agriculture. …Read More

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