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    Farmer Challenges NRCS Wetland Statutes with Lawsuit

    A South Dakota farmer has filed a lawsuit against USDA, alleging that the agency’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has illicitly forced […]

    May 12, 2021
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    Federal Officials Take Up Global Shipping Logjams, Cost Spikes

    Supply chain disruptions across the global economy have sprouted up in the last year as the world grapples with fallout from the […]

    May 11, 2021
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    Ballot Initiatives Would Ban Key Livestock Production Practices

    A ballot measure in Colorado is fueling speculation that animal husbandry practices like artificial insemination — a mainstay on many dairy and […]

    May 11, 2021
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    Getting Started with Carbon: What to Know About Payments, Farm-level Practices

    As the agricultural carbon economy continues to take shape, farmers are starting to ask some key questions the answers to which many […]

    May 7, 2021
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    USDA Leads Discussion on COVID-19 Challenges for Beginning Farmers and Ranchers

    A listening session hosted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Thursday afternoon will open a dialog for beginning farmers and ranchers […]

    May 6, 2021
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    Fed Creates Working Group to Seek Drought Solutions

    A day before this week’s U.S. Drought Monitor showed the advancement of drought conditions in parts of the western U.S. and northern […]

    April 23, 2021
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    USDA Announces CRP Expansion

    The Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) has long been a fixture among the land use options available to U.S. farmers. But participation has […]

    April 22, 2021
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    House Ag Committee Leader Announces Climate Bills

    House Ag Committee Chairman Glenn Thompson late last week announced five new packages of legislation targeting solutions to climate change. The bills […]

    April 20, 2021
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    Ag Leaders Talking Diversity, Inclusion in Upcoming Events

    In an effort long recognized by industry leaders to “do better with their efforts on diversity and inclusion,” a group of agriculture […]

    April 20, 2021
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    Senate Cattle Spot Market Bill Draws Mixed Industry Reaction

    Senators Jon Tester of Montana and Chuck Grassley of Iowa introduced a bill Wednesday that would require large domestic beef processors to […]

    March 26, 2021