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Nebraska adds another ?Livestock Friendly' county

Another Nebraska County is “Livestock Friendly”. Saunders County is the latest to receive that designation through the Nebraska Department of Agriculture. With the addition of Saunders County, there are now 29 counties designated as Livestock Friendly through the state program. To apply for a livestock friendly county designation, the county board must hold a public... Read more »

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Indiana Pork partners in Operation Christmas

Indiana Pork is partnering with the Metro Baptist Center of Indianapolis to provide hams for its annual Operation Christmas initiative.  Indiana Pork donated $2,500 towards the purchase of 600 hams for Christmas food baskets. Tom Polak, executive director for the Metro Baptist Center says without Indiana Pork’s partnership this wouldn’t be possible.  “Indiana Pork’s donation... Read more »

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Farmers are facing a time of moderation

Purdue ag economist Chris Hurt calls 2013 and 2014 transitional to the crop sector.  He tells Brownfield prices were transcending from very high prices to more moderate ones.  “The ’13 crop, as an example, averaged about $4.50 a bushel,” he says.  “It looks like this very large ’14 crop $3.50 a bushel.  Is coming down... Read more »

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All I want is...

The universal question of the season is “so, what do you want for Christmas?”  Feel free to amend that question with Hannukah, Kwanzaa or your holiday of choice.  In any event,  I’m not one of those who demurs and says, “Don’t bother, I’ve got everything I need.”  Nope, I hit ‘em with my list, detailed... Read more »

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More beneficial moisture for the Pacific West

Across the Corn Belt, mostly dry but rather cloudy weather prevails. Temperatures are rebounding to above-normal levels in the upper Midwest, but cool conditions linger across the remainder of the Corn Belt. On the Plains, mild air in Montana and the Dakotas is eroding winter wheat’s protective snow cover. Farther south, cool, rainy weather prevails... Read more »

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