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Lawsuit Filed To Stop New Mexico Horse Slaughter Facility

Spencer, IA: (Dec. 20, 2013) – New Mexico’s top prosecutor has filed a lawsuit in state district court in an…

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China Hints At Possible Beef Trade With U.S.

Spencer, IA: (Dec. 20, 2013) – China on Friday proposed to ease restrictions on imports of U.S. beef and to…

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Drones Coming To Agriculture………….To Help

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — While Americans are abuzz about Amazon’s plans to use self-guided drones to deliver packages, most future…

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Climate Expert Says Farmers Should Adapt

Economic impact from lost crops high.

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EPA Announces Date To Close Comments On RFS Proposal

Spencer, IA: (Dec. 04, 2013) – The comment period for the proposed 2014 Renewable Volume Obligations (RVOs) for the Renewable…

Farm Rescue Concludes Harvest Season

Spencer, IA: (Dec. 04, 2013) The non-profit organization that provides planting and harvesting assistance to farm families in need has…

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U.S. Farm Income Soars On Strong Production

Gains for hay, nuts and veggies help.

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USDA Discounts Sugar Sold To Bio-refiners

Spencer, IA: (Nov. 26, 2013) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture has sold sugar to domestic ethanol producers at an…

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Biotech Labeling Ballot Initiative Defeated

Spencer, IA: (Nov. 07, 2013) – A ballot initiative was defeated in Tuesday’s election in Washington State that would have…