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Experts Offer Tips To Feedlot Operators

posted on February 15, 2013 at 1:03 PM

Feedlot operators will be able to get advice about dealing with high feed costs and drought. Full Story

University of Nebraska Offers Tool To Figure Cornstalk Grazing Costs

posted on November 9, 2012 at 3:34 PM

The cornstalk grazing "Cow-Q-Lator" is one of several worksheets available. Full Story

Cargill Grant To Help Minority Students Study Agriculture

posted on November 9, 2012 at 3:31 PM

The Cargill Project Impact Diversity Partnership was first introduced in 2008. Full Story

Iowa Group That Promotes Agriculture Loses Funding

posted on October 12, 2012 at 12:11 PM

Eastern Iowa nonprofit that promotes agricultural education and preservation has lost most of its funding because of congressional gridlock. Full Story

Disney Pushes Nutrition

posted on June 8, 2012 at 4:20 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — There won't be any more candy, sugary cereal or fast food on TV with the morning cartoons. The Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday became the first major media company to ban ads for junk food on its television channels, radio stations... Full Story

Corporations Boost Agricultural Research Funding

posted on June 8, 2012 at 4:17 PM

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The gap between federal support for agricultural research at large public universities and private investment continues to grow — and the divide comes with increased threats to academic freedom and more instances of... Full Story

U of M earns top grade for organic agriculture

posted on May 4, 2012 at 2:54 PM

The University of Minnesota has earned a top grade for its organic agriculture programs. Full Story

Market to Market (April 20, 2012)

posted on April 20, 2012 at 7:24 PM

Market to Market (April 20, 2012)
Full Program: Secretary of Education Arne Duncan prioritizes the role of agricultural teaching. USDA Secretary Vilsack visits Market to Market to offer his outlook for the rural economy. And the University of Iowa revisits a play from the 1980s and uses... Full Story

North Dakota: The Oil Boom

posted on November 18, 2011 at 4:25 PM

North Dakota: The Oil Boom
New technology unlocks a gusher of a problem for North Dakota. There's a huge demand for workers, but those already in the region are pushing the infrastructure to the max. Full Story

Market to Market (November 11, 2011)

posted on November 10, 2011 at 8:18 PM

Market to Market (November 11, 2011)
Full Program: Amidst already-tight supplies, the Agriculture Department cuts U.S. crop production estimates. While some lawmakers eye cuts to federal farm programs, others ponder new supports for agriculture. And an in-depth examination of the North Dakota... Full Story

North Dakota: The state the recession forgot

posted on November 10, 2011 at 4:15 PM

North Dakota: The state the recession forgot
A recent study examining the U.S. economy state-by-state revealed a troubling development: Conditions are worse today than they were at the end of2008 inevery state in America, except one: North Dakota. Full Story

Budgets Squeezed at Agriculture Colleges

posted on July 1, 2011 at 12:07 PM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- As university budgets take a beating across the country, agricultural schools and extension programs are feeling the impact. Full Story

School brings farming to The Big Apple

posted on November 5, 2010 at 3:11 PM

NEW YORK (AP) - A formerly weed-choked lot in New York's South Bronx will be a classroom for a new venture called Farm School NYC: The New York City School of Urban Agriculture. Full Story

Agriculture Colleges Reduce Herds to Cut Costs

posted on July 16, 2010 at 2:07 PM

BURLINGTON, Vt (AP)— The fields and long red barns at the University of Vermont will soon house fewer cows as low milk prices, high costs and budget cuts have forced the university to sell its herd. Full Story

President Obama Holds Town Hall Meeting in Ottumwa, Iowa

posted on April 30, 2010 at 4:04 PM

President Obama Holds Town Hall Meeting in Ottumwa, Iowa
Watch full video coverage of President Barack Obama's April 27 town-hall meeting at Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa. Full Story
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