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Celebrating National Poinsettia Day

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Celebrating National Poinsettia Day

Cathy Isom gives us a bit of history and ways of celebrating the flower of the holiday season. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Celebrating National Poinsettia Day ...

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Celebrating National Poinsettia Day
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EU to Lists Objections to Bayer-Monsanto Deal

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EU to Lists Objections to Bayer-Monsanto Deal

The European Union is setting up potential reasons to reject Bayer AG’s takeover of Monsanto. This week, the EU is expected to send Bayer a so-called statement of objections that ...

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EU to Lists Objections to Bayer-Monsanto Deal
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Wool Exports Increase 24 Percent

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Wool Exports Increase 24 Percent

Wool exports increased 24 percent during the 2017 marketing year. Exports of U.S. wool increased 8.64 million lbs. to total more than 25 million lbs. for the year. The American ...

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Wool Exports Increase 24 Percent
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Pilot Program Gives Canada Beef and Pork Exports Expanded Access to China

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Pilot Program Gives Canada Beef and Pork Exports Expanded Access to China

A pilot program is allowing exporters of Canadian beef and pork expanded access to China. The bilateral pilot project announced Monday will expand access to China for Canadian chilled beef ...

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Pilot Program Gives Canada Beef and Pork Exports Expanded Access to China
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Farm Bill Coming Early Next Year

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Farm Bill Coming Early Next Year

House Agriculture Committee leadership says the 2018 farm bill should be ready to move in the first quarter of next year. House Agriculture Committee Ranking Member Collin Peterson told the ...

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Farm Bill Coming Early Next Year
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Corn Market May Need Disruption

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Corn Market May Need Disruption

A banking official from Nebraska says the market may need “some disruption in production,” to reach higher prices for corn. Tom Jensen of First National Bank of Omaha told the ...

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Corn Market May Need Disruption
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Agri View: Online, Home Delivery Grocery Shopping

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Agri View: Online, Home Delivery Grocery Shopping

Everett Griner talks about how online ordering groceries from the local supermarket in today’s Agri View. But wait. Everett also fills us in on some supermarkets offering home delivery to ...

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Agri View: Online, Home Delivery Grocery Shopping
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Family of Late California Farmer Accept Conservation Award

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Family of Late California Farmer Accept Conservation Award

The 2017 Leopold Conservation Award was recently presented by the Sand County Foundation at the California Farm Bureau Federation’s annual meeting.  This year’s recipient was Jeff Thomson, a fifth-generation farmer ...

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Family of Late California Farmer Accept Conservation Award
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Farm City Newsday, Monday, 12-11-17

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Farm City Newsday, Monday, 12-11-17

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Sabrina Hill.

Farm City Newsday, Monday, 12-11-17
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How to Grow and Store Cranberries

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How to Grow and Store Cranberries

Cathy Isom has some tips about how to grow and store cranberries. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Growing and Storing Cranberries Cranberries are a tart, red berry ...

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How to Grow and Store Cranberries
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Cargill Launches Fedbytrade Campaign

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Cargill Launches Fedbytrade Campaign

Cargill is launching a new campaign to provide stories that consumers can understand regarding how trade helps feed the world. The new initiative is called FedbyTrade, highlighting how companies are ...

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Cargill Launches Fedbytrade Campaign
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Mend, Don’t End NAFTA

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Mend, Don’t End NAFTA

Officials from Canada, Mexico, and the U.S. will begin a technical round of meetings on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on Monday. Top negotiating officials aren’t scheduled to ...

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Mend, Don’t End NAFTA
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Antibiotic Use in Livestock Drops

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Antibiotic Use in Livestock Drops

The Food and Drug Administration began keeping records on antibiotic use in livestock animals in 2009. For the first time since then, the agency says antibiotic usage dropped. Sales of ...

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Antibiotic Use in Livestock Drops
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Coalition Wants Injunction Against CA Glyphosate-Label Requirement

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Coalition Wants Injunction Against CA Glyphosate-Label Requirement

The National Association of Wheat Growers led a coalition of ag groups asking for a court mandate to stop California’s new labeling requirements for glyphosate. The groups are citing irreparable ...

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Coalition Wants Injunction Against CA Glyphosate-Label Requirement
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Canadian Ambassador Optimistic on NAFTA Negotiations

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Canadian Ambassador Optimistic on NAFTA Negotiations

Canada’s ambassador to the U.S. says the target date of March as a finishing point to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations is very possible. He tells Bloomberg ...

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Canadian Ambassador Optimistic on NAFTA Negotiations
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Can Corn and Oil Live Together?

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Can Corn and Oil Live Together?

Oil-state Republican legislators met with President Trump on Thursday to discuss the Renewable Fuels Standard. They left with a directive from the president to figure out a compromise that would ...

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Can Corn and Oil Live Together?
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Agri View: Favorable Agriculture Outlook

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Agri View: Favorable Agriculture Outlook

Everett Griner talks about the outlook for agriculture and farm income in today’s Agri View. Favorable Agriculture Outlook

Agri View: Favorable Agriculture Outlook
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Duvall Appointed to White House Trade Advisory Committee

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Duvall Appointed to White House Trade Advisory Committee

American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall has been appointed to the White House’s Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations. Members of the ACTPN advise the president on the ...

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Duvall Appointed to White House Trade Advisory Committee
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APHIS Wildlife Services to Begin Field Trials on Feral Swine Toxic Bait

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APHIS Wildlife Services to Begin Field Trials on Feral Swine Toxic Bait

In November, USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) accomplished two key tasks as part of its efforts to evaluate an oral toxic bait for use with invasive feral ...

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APHIS Wildlife Services to Begin Field Trials on Feral Swine Toxic Bait
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Get to Know Your New CFBF President

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Get to Know Your New CFBF President

The California Farm Bureau Federation (CFBF) welcomed a new era of leadership at their 99th annual conference when they unanimously elected Jaimie Johansson their new CFBF President. AgNet West’s Gary ...

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Get to Know Your New CFBF President
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