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Sonny Perdue nominated as Secretary of Agriculture

| January 19, 2017

George “Sonny” Perdue, a former governor of Georgia and a veterinarian-turned-politician will lead the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Monarch butterfly being added to Working Lands for Wildlife

| January 18, 2017

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has been working with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) in a partnership of Working Lands for Wildlife (WLFW).

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Conservation Stewardship Program deadline approaching

| January 18, 2017

The deadline to enroll in the Conservation Stewardship Program is February 3, 2017.

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Community mourns death of nine year old boy

| January 18, 2017

A farm accident took the life of a 9 year old boy Tuesday afternoon in Miller County.

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Misconceptions surrounding VFD’s

| January 17, 2017

Taking a look at a few misconceptions about VFD’s.

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Vilsack confirms new position with the USDEC

| January 17, 2017

U.S. Dairy Export Council confirmed rumors about the former U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary, Tom Vilsack, who will serve as the new president and CEO,

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Corn-based ethanol reportedly reduces green house gas emissions

| January 13, 2017

Tom Vilsack, Agriculture Secretary, announced Thursday, January 12, 2017, the release of a report studying the lifecycle of greenhouse gas (GHG) balance of corn ethanol.

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Switchgrass said to improve soil quality

| January 13, 2017

A study was done on the use of switchgrass and if it improves soil quality.

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2017 Farmland Values in Limbo

| January 12, 2017

Farmers National Company says 2017 land values are dependent on several different factors the industry may see throughout the year.

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