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  1. Top Ag News
    How are Dairy Cattle Impacted by Wildfire Smoke?

    Intense wildfires in the Western U.S. have been exacerbated by ongoing dry and hot weather conditions that have ravaged productive land. In […]

    August 10, 2022
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    Herd Feeding Options During Drought Conditions

    For drought-plagued producers in the Western U.S., this year cowherd management involves tough decisions around reducing herd numbers. Most of cow-calf producers […]

    May 4, 2022
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    From Wildfires to Tornadoes: Wrapping Up Another Year of Unusual Weather

    It’s no secret 2021 was a year of headline-making weather events. Between droughts and wildfires, to hurricanes and tornadoes, the National Oceanic […]

    December 27, 2021
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    California Governor Signs Largest Climate Investment in State History

    California Governor Gavin Newsom recently announced a $15 billion package to address various climate-related impacts on the state. The legislation includes funding […]

    October 1, 2021
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    Drought-Induced Damage Seen in North Central U.S.

    The North Central U.S. drought is impacting more than this year’s crops. Wildfires, limited surface water in streams, poor water quality, low […]

    September 3, 2021
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    How the Effects of Wildfire Smoke Are Causing Issues to Dairy Cattle

    As wildfires becomes a more widespread in the Western U.S., increasingly becoming an annual issue, researchers are expending more resources to determine […]

    August 23, 2021
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    $8.5 Billion Ag Disaster Aid Bill Advances in the House

    A supplemental $8.5 billion disaster aid bill meant for farmers and ranchers was passed Tuesday by the House Agriculture Committee. The bill […]

    July 28, 2021
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    How Wildfire Smoke is Helping Provide A Layer of Protection in the Midwest

    As wildfires continue to affect the western U.S. and Canada, the NOAA has reported smoke extending as far as the East Coast. […]

    July 27, 2021
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    House Ag to Mark Up Bill to Extend WHIP+

    On Tuesday, July 26, the House Agriculture Committee is expected to mark up a bill that would provide an extension for USDA’s […]

    July 27, 2021
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    Wildfires in the West Continue to Grow in Numbers and Size

    Drought conditions have only stoked the 65-plus Western wildfires burning across the U.S. this week. Nearly 918,000 acres have been burned across […]

    July 16, 2021