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Many topics discussed at Lafayette County Cattlemen meeting

| March 9, 2016

The Lafayette County Cattlemen had their winter meeting, Saturday, March 7, 2016.

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First Aid App puts lifesaving information in the palm of your hand

| March 9, 2016

The re-booted First Aid App from the American Red Cross brings free, life-saving information to rural Missourians.

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Midwest enjoying drought-free stretch

| March 4, 2016

The latest U.S. Drought Monitor shows little to no drought conditions throughout the Midwest.

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U.S. lawmakers continue the debate on GMO labeling measures

| March 3, 2016

The American Farm Bureau is hopeful that lawmakers will agree soon on a way forward to avert a patchwork of state-by-state GMO food labeling laws.

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Vilsack to keynote Commodity Classic Friday

| March 3, 2016

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will address Commodity Classic attendees Friday as part of the general session.

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Voluntary GMO bill advanced to Senate floor, fate uncertain after key Democrat opposition

| March 2, 2016

The Senate Agriculture Committee advanced a GMO voluntary labeling bill, but its fate on the Senate floor is uncertain after a key Democrat opposed the bill.

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Pork Forum to focus on antibiotics, new Veterinary Feed Directive

| February 29, 2016

Beginning Thursday, pork producers from throughout the country will be in Indianapolis for the National Pork Industry Forum.

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California case echo’s throughout U.S. Senator’s testimonial to Congress

| February 29, 2016

One U.S. Senator says federal regulators have already showed their stripes if the sweeping new Waters of the U.S. rule takes effect.

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Congress urged to protect crop insurance

| February 29, 2016

Rural economies that have faced an estimated 54 percent decline in net farm income from 2013 to 2015.

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