Senate Agriculture Committee holding Farm Bill field hearing

| February 21, 2017

The Senate Agriculture Committee will hold its first farm bill field hearing this week in Kansas.

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National FFA Week 2017 student interviews

| February 20, 2017

National FFA week was celebrated across the area February 18, 2017 to February 25, 2017.

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11 Dollar Soybeans Possible

| February 17, 2017

At least one analyst is convinced that $11 soybeans are possible, even with an average 2017 crop.

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Red Flag Warning in effect until 6:00 p.m. Thursday

| February 16, 2017

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning, which is in effect from 11:00 am Thursday morning through 6:00 pm Thursday.

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Hog farmers should be on the lookout for Seneca Valley Virus

| February 15, 2017

A pig disease, known as the Seneca Valley Virus (SVV), is rising in the United States.

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Newsmaker — Iowa Renewable Fuels Association executive director speaks on corn based ethanol, problems it may face

| February 13, 2017

Some of President Trumps cabinet members do not share his support of the Renewable Fuels Standard.

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Newsmaker — Missouri’s pesky pig problem subject of awareness campaign

| February 9, 2017

The problem of wild pigs, colloquially known as ‘feral hogs’, is one that has spread into 38 states, from 17 in a matter of 30 years. Click play below to hear KMZU’s Amanda Wagner speak with Candice Davis, media specialist with the Missouri Department of Conservation. Wild pigs are technically domestic breeds which have either […]

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Farm Income Expected to Decline Again in 2017

| February 9, 2017

The Department of Agriculture expects net farm income in 2017 to drop 8.7 percent, compared with 2016.

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Pork sirloin roast deemed as “heart-healthy” by the American Heart Association

| February 8, 2017

Another pork cut was added to the list of Heart-Check Certified products by the American Heart Association.

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