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New Iowa group hopes to reverse decline in hunting

posted on April 27, 2012 at 6:03 PM

Outdoor enthusiasts and business groups on Wednesday announced the formation of a new organization to promote hunting in Iowa, hoping to reverse years of declining interest in the activity. Full Story

Harsh winters, habitat loss hurts Plains hunting

posted on December 30, 2011 at 3:39 PM

Hunters in the northern Plains who've grown accustomed to bringing home three pheasants or a deer are finding the years of abundance may be over. Full Story

Nebraska Quarantines 3 Flocks of Birds

posted on April 15, 2011 at 3:04 PM

LINCOLN, Neb — State Agriculture officials plan to slaughter three quarantined flocks of birds in southeast Nebraska to prevent the spread of avian flu. Full Story

Farmers Urged To Open Lands Under Open Fields

posted on July 16, 2010 at 3:07 PM

SIOUX FALLS, S.D (AP) — In wildlife-rich South Dakota, opening up more private land to public recreation — namely hunting and fishing — would seem to be a slam-dunk for attracting new tourism dollars to the state. Full Story

Market Plus: Jan 15, 2010: Market Analyst Alan Brugler

posted on January 15, 2010 at 4:01 PM

Market Plus: Jan 15, 2010: Market Analyst Alan Brugler
Host Mark Pearson and Alan Brugler discuss the commodity markets. Full Story

3 Million Acres Taken Out of Conservation Program

posted on November 6, 2009 at 3:11 PM

TRIBUNE, Kan.(AP) -- Surveying undulating grasslands that disappear into the western Kansas horizon, retired farmer Joe Govert pointed out parcel after parcel no longer enrolled in a federal program that pays property owners not to farm... Full Story

Crops Winning Out Over Conservation for Some

posted on May 2, 2008 at 8:05 PM

A portion of Ernie Roehrich's farm hasn't been plowed for two decades: It's part of a federal program that pays landowners to idle land for conservation. Full Story

Landowners Debate CRP

posted on May 2, 2008 at 8:05 PM

The decision on whether to allow more land to be taken out of the nation's biggest private-lands management program is dividing consumers, farmers, hunters and conservationists. Full Story

To Catch a Blackbird in Sunflower Fields

posted on September 7, 2007 at 8:09 PM

BISMARCK, N.D (AP) — The thunderous report of Kent Matejcek's noise cannon does little to shoo blackbirds off his sunflower fields in northeastern North Dakota. Full Story

Farm Groups Take Aim at Conservation Reserve

posted on January 5, 2007 at 8:01 PM

Farm Groups Take Aim at Conservation Reserve
The Conservation Reserve Program is more than switchgrass and food plots. CRP acres are fueling an environmental and pheasant hunting-based economic boom. But some farm groups are aiming at CRP acres as the perfect spot to expand corn acreage.... Full Story

Senate Agriculture Leaders Hold Listening Sessions

posted on July 28, 2006 at 8:07 PM

Senate Agriculture Leaders Hold Listening Sessions
Sen Saxby Chambliss, R-Georgia: "I don't think it makes good business sense to extend this farm bill per say for one year or two years because farmers need to make plans and they need to make commitments and they need a long-term, stable farm... Full Story

New Beef Processor Takes On Old Stereotype

posted on October 7, 2005 at 8:10 PM

New Beef Processor Takes On Old Stereotype
A .com entrepreneur sets out to tackle an agricultural niche' market. Full Story

Dakota Beef

posted on June 10, 2005 at 8:06 PM

Dakota Beef
A .com entrepreneur sets out to tackle an agricultural niche' market. Full Story

Wetland Preservation

posted on May 2, 2001 at 8:05 PM

The USDA, this week, announced final regulations for enrollment in a new program preserving wetlands. Full Story

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