RSSFarm News

EPA proposes increase in renewable fuel levels

| May 19, 2016

The Environmental Protection Agency released a proposal Wednesday to increase renewable fuel volume requirements across all types of biofuels under the Renewable Fuel Standard.

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Beef checkoff voted down by beef producers

| April 26, 2016

The Missouri Department of Agriculture and Director of Agriculture Richard Fordyce announces Missouri will not establish a new beef checkoff.

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Farm leaders say next farm bill needs changes

| April 19, 2016

The committee members pointed out that it’s time to look beyond the farm safety net for deficit reduction and budget savings.

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U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance brings the farm to the classroom

| April 5, 2016

U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance spends the majority of their educational and promotional dollars to bridge the gap between urban and rural areas; their most recent effort takes the form of a live virtual field trip of a farm, showing the combination of technology and agriculture.

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American Farm Bureau works to provide safe practices information for Ag industry

| April 1, 2016

A coalition of more than 70 universities from every state in the union is backing a major effort to make farms safer places to work and live.

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KMZU Celebrates National Ag Week

| March 21, 2016

Last week was National Agriculture week, and KMZU paid a visit to several area elementary classrooms.

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Trade, Ag groups ask that talks start early

| March 21, 2016

The 113 organizations representing trade and agribusiness groups are asking the parties to conclude labor talks before the expiration of the current contract.

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President Obama scheduled for Cuba visit this week, Ag leaders show enthusiasm

| March 21, 2016

Salmonsen says Obama’s Cuba visit, the first by a sitting U.S. President since Calvin Coolidge in 1928, is a “big symbol” for improving trade with Cuba.

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Department of Labor announces $81 million in funds for seasonal farmworkers

| March 16, 2016

Funds will provide additional employment, training and housing to migrant and seasonal farmworkers.

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