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CEO Makes Donation For Military Families

posted on March 28, 2013 at 1:42 PM

The head of Hormel Foods donates food and $50,000 to families of veterans at military hospitals during Easter. Full Story

Guard Commander Takes Responsibility For Wildfire

posted on September 23, 2010 at 2:09 PM

HERRIMAN, Utah — The National Guard joined forces with firefighters again Tuesday to battle a fast-moving, wind-driven blaze that the guard ignited during a machine-gun training exercise. Full Story

Pollan and Hurst Debate the Future of Agriculture

posted on July 16, 2010 at 11:07 AM

Pollan and Hurst Debate the Future of Agriculture
Michael Pollan, an outspoken critic of America's food system; and Blake Hurst, a Missouri farmer who countered Pollan with a piece he calls The Omnivore's Delusion. Producer Andrew Batt examined the merits of production agriculture with both... Full Story

Honor Flight Carries Heroes From Rural America

posted on May 28, 2010 at 3:05 PM

Honor Flight Carries Heroes From Rural America
Many of America’s living WWII vets have never seen their memorial in Washington. But a patchwork of nationwide volunteers are racing against the clock to make their cross-country trip a reality. Full Story

Senators Unveil American Power Act

posted on May 14, 2010 at 4:05 PM

Senators Unveil American Power Act
The Northeastern Senatorial duo of Democrat John Kerry and Independent Joseph Lieberman unveiled a long-awaited energy and climate bill this week. Full Story

Obama Tours Wind Energy Plant in Fort Madison

posted on April 30, 2010 at 1:04 PM

Obama Tours Wind Energy Plant in Fort Madison
The first stop on President Obama’s “White House to Main Street Tour” was Fort Madison, Iowa where he was on the "cutting edge" of wind turbine blades manufactured by Siemens Energy. The officers say 9 million young adults, or 27 percent of all... Full Story

Obama Pays Visit to World's Largest Ethanol Producer

posted on April 30, 2010 at 12:04 PM

Obama Pays Visit to World's Largest Ethanol Producer
Speaking at a Macon, Missouri biorefinery operated by South Dakota-based POET, President Obama renewed his commitment to homegrown, renewable energy. The officers say 9 million young adults, or 27 percent of all Americans ages 17 to 24, are too... Full Story

Indiana Agriculture Unit Returns from Afgahanistan

posted on December 30, 2009 at 5:12 PM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Loud cheers greeted the return of Indiana National Guard soldiers who spent 10 months in Afghanistan helping farmers improve the production and marketing of their crops. Full Story

At Turkey Boot Camp, No Need for a Scrub Brush

posted on November 24, 2009 at 3:11 PM

NAPERVILLE, Ill (AP)— Workers at Butterball's turkey-tips hot line are used to oddball situations: _The woman who cleaned out her turkey with a scrub brush and asked if that was OK to do. Full Story

Missouri National Guardsmen Work to Win Hearts and Minds of Afghani Farmers

posted on November 3, 2009 at 11:11 AM

Missouri National Guardsmen Work to Win Hearts and Minds of Afghani Farmers
Missouri National Guard soldiers work with Afghani farmers to increase their crop yields, improve the health of their animals and add value to their raw agricultural goods. Full Story

Market to Market (July 3rd, 2009)

posted on July 2, 2009 at 8:07 PM

Market to Market (July 3rd, 2009)
Full Program: Market analyst Darrin Newsom. Full Story

Purdue's Specialized Ag Training Helps Guard Aid Afghan Farmers

posted on May 15, 2009 at 8:05 PM

(AP) - After decades of turmoil, some farmers in Afghanistan are getting a helping hand from an Indiana National Guard unit trained to help them boost productivity. Full Story

Think Thanksgiving is Tough? Cook for 4,400 Mouths

posted on November 28, 2008 at 8:11 PM

ANNAPOLIS, Md (AP) -- If you think preparing Thanksgiving dinner is a chore, take a moment to imagine the culinary muscle required to feed more than 4,000 hungry U.S Naval Academy midshipmen. Full Story

Soldiers Working with Afghan Farmers to Grow Wheat

posted on August 15, 2008 at 8:08 PM

BISMARCK, N.D (AP) -- Army National Guard soldiers from farm states are hoping to fight terrorism and grow Afghanistan's farm economy, one legitimate crop at a time. Full Story

Indestructable Sandwiches

posted on April 19, 2002 at 8:04 PM

Alright soldier, by the numbers UNWRAP, REMOVE, EAT! Full Story

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