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Meadville woman sentenced to prison for poisoning son

| May 27, 2017

A Meadville woman convicted in March of secretly poisoning her son with prescription medications has been sentenced to 25 years in prison.

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ADM exec sees opportunity to boost Ag competition with border tax

| May 24, 2017

OMAHA (DTN) — A border adjustment tax would help make American farmers and exporters more competitive globally, the top executive for Archer Daniels Midland told lawmakers Tuesday.

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Secretary Perdue issues statement on proposed FY 2018 budget

| May 24, 2017

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue Tuesday issued statement on the proposed FY 2018 budget.

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Missouri 4-H’ers help make a difference in the Bahamas

| May 24, 2017

Nassau, Bahamas (PRESS RELEASE)- “Even though we are thousands of miles apart we had many things in common.” Lawton Johnson of the Saline County 4-H Junior Leaders stated in a follow up discussion after the group’s Service Learning project over Easter Weekend.

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Are rural Americans, farm programs in trouble?

| May 22, 2017

OMAHA (DTN) — Despite a push by farm organizations to double the budgets for a pair of USDA export programs, a leaked copy of the Trump administration’s proposed budget zeros out funding for both programs.

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Start scouting your crops for armyworms, black cutworms

| May 17, 2017

ROCKVILLE, Md. (DTN) — If your corn survived heavy rains, flooding and cold soils, you’re lucky — but you’re not safe.

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Relief available for flood victims

| May 15, 2017

(Washington, D.C., May 15, 2017) (PRESS RELEASE) – Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue reminds farmers and ranchers, families and small businesses that were affected by the recent severe storms and flooding that USDA has several programs that provide assistance before, during and after disasters.

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Will there be advantages to bringing Farm Service Agencies under one umbrella?

| May 15, 2017

OMAHA (DTN) — The former head of the Farm Service Agency under the Obama administration is among those supporting at least parts of the USDA reorganization plan rolled out last week by Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue.

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Natural Resources Conservation Service set to aide Missouri flood victims

| May 12, 2017

MISSOURI (news release) — The USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is gearing up to provide assistance to Missouri communities and landowners affected by flooding.

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