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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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Producers look to cut costs

| February 26, 2016

Farmers are looking for ways to get the best return on their crops, and many are considering cutting costs in their management plans.

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National FFA Week, interviews with area students

| February 26, 2016

National FFA week was celebrated across the area February 20-27th.

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Grain Bin Safety Week: One survivor talks about his horrific experience

| February 24, 2016

In an effort to reduce grain entrapment’s, one survivor is talking about an incident last December which left him buried to his neck in corn.

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