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Ventura County Star
Company closing raspberry operation, but may rehire laid-off workersa value of more than $240 million in 2014. But the acreage devoted to the crop
Company closing raspberry operation, but may rehire laid-off workers
Ventura County Star / Posted an hour ago
a value of more than $240 million in 2014. But the acreage devoted to the crop has plateaued, said John Krist, CEO of the Farm Bureau of Ventura County. "I think we have pretty much saturated the market," he said. Roy said competition from... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin’s annual farming report shows record $111M in revenuessaid. As for cattle, the 2015 revenues may have been a peak, said Sam Dolcini,
Marin’s annual farming report shows record $111M in revenues
Marin Independent Journal / Posted an hour ago
said. As for cattle, the 2015 revenues may have been a peak, said Sam Dolcini, a rancher and president of the Marin County Farm Bureau. “Beef and cattle, they are both starting a downward trend already,” he said, explaining that the 2015 report... Read more
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WBGO-FM Newark
Hot, Dry Weather May Continue For Couple Weeksissued a water supply drought watch for most of northern New Jersey and is urgi
Hot, Dry Weather May Continue For Couple Weeks
WBGO-FM Newark / Posted 7 hours ago
issued a water supply drought watch for most of northern New Jersey and is urging residents to conserve water. New Jersey Farm Bureau president Ryke says vegetable growers are irrigating their fields, but they're concerned about the heat. "Some... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Iowa, Oklahoma congressmen stump for Rep. Tim Huelskamp in St. MarysGreat Bend the ‘establishment,’ is truly comical,” Robertson said. Huelskamp h
Iowa, Oklahoma congressmen stump for Rep. Tim Huelskamp in St. Marys
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 7 hours ago
Great Bend the ‘establishment,’ is truly comical,” Robertson said. Huelskamp has failed to gain the support of the Kansas Farm Bureau and Kansas Livestock Association, both of which endorsed Marshall, in part because of his opposition to the 2014... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Nutrient and crop cover seminar is Aug. 2plus agronomists and farmers. Topics include “Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy”
Nutrient and crop cover seminar is Aug. 2
Bureau County Republican / Posted 9 hours ago
plus agronomists and farmers. Topics include “Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy” presented by Lauren Lurkins, Illinois Farm Bureau; “Consumer Demands Facing the Agriculture Industry” by Kevin Coffman, Monsanto; “Herbicide Management of Cover... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Japan Food Leaders Visit Iowa Farmsgrow like the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a free trade agreement the U.S.
Japan Food Leaders Visit Iowa Farms
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 20 hours ago
grow like the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a free trade agreement the U.S. and Japan could be a part of. The Iowa Farm Bureau says there's an 80 percent tariff elimination in pork for U.S. products to Japan over the next 11 years if it... Read more
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The Hill
Conservative allies on opposite sides in GOP primary fightfamily, which owns the Chicago Cubs. Also lined up against Huelskamp is the ag
Conservative allies on opposite sides in GOP primary fight
The Hill / Posted yesterday
family, which owns the Chicago Cubs. Also lined up against Huelskamp is the agriculture lobby, including the Kansas Farm Bureau. On the other side of the fight, dedicated to defending Huelskamp against his primary challenger, physician... Read more
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The Maui News
PUC studies proposed Young Brothers shipping rate increaseare unemployed, on state assistance or on a fixed income." Warren Watanabe, ex
PUC studies proposed Young Brothers shipping rate increase
The Maui News / Posted yesterday
are unemployed, on state assistance or on a fixed income." Warren Watanabe, executive director of the Maui County Farm Bureau, said transportation between islands is not the only issue facing farmers, but that it has created the most... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
News & Views: An extended stretch of family funshortage, I’m happy to report that we have a good supply of honey from Raines H
News & Views: An extended stretch of family fun
The Journal-Standard / Posted yesterday
shortage, I’m happy to report that we have a good supply of honey from Raines Honey Farms back on our shelves at the Farm Bureau office. We also have local maple syrup, Tee-Lee popcorn, and the delicious CFP seasoning spice for your grilling... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Penngrove farmer taps budding industry10,000 square feet to its facilities, and Neve said the “market is better than
Penngrove farmer taps budding industry
Petluma360.com / Posted yesterday
10,000 square feet to its facilities, and Neve said the “market is better than it probably has ever been.” Sonoma County Farm Bureau Executive Director Kim Vail said the floral industry also points to a coupling of tourism and agriculture... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Marie V. MillerCommunity Aide, Gustavus Historical Society and Gustavus Friendly Garden Club.
Marie V. Miller
Tribune Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Community Aide, Gustavus Historical Society and Gustavus Friendly Garden Club. She also belonged to the Gustavus Grange, Farm Bureau Council, and the U & I Club. Her hobbies included flower gardening, coin and stamp collecting, and collecting... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
Two vie for Shiawassee County clerk seat in Republican primary | July 24, 2016Durand Area Schools and Lansing Community College and her community involvement
Two vie for Shiawassee County clerk seat in Republican primary | July 24, 2016
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
Durand Area Schools and Lansing Community College and her community involvement includes member of the Shiawassee County Farm Bureau; member of the Shiawassee County Clerks Association; and member of the Shiawassee County Agriculture Society. She... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Annual tour highlights agriculture diversityPortageville and Heckemeyer's Sweet Sorghum Farm near Sikeston. On July 26, Smi
Annual tour highlights agriculture diversity
Standard Democrat / Posted 2 days ago
Portageville and Heckemeyer's Sweet Sorghum Farm near Sikeston. On July 26, Smith is slated to meet with the Scott County Farm Bureau. Smith will make stops in each of the 30 counties in Missouri's Eighth Congressional District, returning to the... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Love of people, family and the landpart of Nevada’s history in 2009 when it was named a Centennial ranch. The Agri
Love of people, family and the land
Nevada Appeal / Posted 2 days ago
part of Nevada’s history in 2009 when it was named a Centennial ranch. The Agricultural Council of Nevada, the Nevada Farm Bureau, Nevada Cattleman’s Association, Nevada Department of Agriculture and the State Historic Preservation Office... Read more
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The Times Leader
DONALD STOBBSwas charter life member of the Colerain VFW Post 8848. He was a member of Coler
DONALD STOBBS
The Times Leader / Posted 2 days ago
was charter life member of the Colerain VFW Post 8848. He was a member of Colerain Presbyterian Church, the Colerain Farm Bureau and the Colerain Senior Citizens Center. He was charter member and founder of the Colerain Volunteer Fire... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Moorpark dinner celebrates farmworkers and what they reapthe fertile, agricultural paradise it is. And those workers need low-cost hous
Moorpark dinner celebrates farmworkers and what they reap
Ventura County Star / Posted 3 days ago
the fertile, agricultural paradise it is. And those workers need low-cost housing, John Krist, CEO of the Ventura County Farm Bureau, said Thursday at the From Field to Fork dinner in Moorpark. "If farmworkers were expelled from the country,... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Ag committee divides Congressional candidatesissue people talk about is ‘Can we get a voice back on that Ag Committee,’ “ Ma
Ag committee divides Congressional candidates
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
issue people talk about is ‘Can we get a voice back on that Ag Committee,’ “ Marshall said. “With the support of Kansas Farm Bureau and the Kansas Livestock Association, we’ll do just that and get back on the House Ag Committee. “Tim got kicked... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
2016 Clark County Fair ScheduleTrailer Open (Across from the Goat Barn) 4 p.m.: JF Dairy Feeder Showmanship (
2016 Clark County Fair Schedule
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Trailer Open (Across from the Goat Barn) 4 p.m.: JF Dairy Feeder Showmanship (Cattle Show Arena) 6 p.m.: 14th Annual Farm Bureau Social Hour (Farm Bureau Building) 6:30 p.m.: Dish of the Day Judging Cheese Dish (a) and Woeber Product Dish... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Republicans Call for Farm Bill Splitto separate the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), known as food
Republicans Call for Farm Bill Split
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 3 days ago
to separate the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), known as food stamps, from the Farm Bill. The American Farm Bureau says that would would make it hard for Congress to pass a bill. The Farm Program and SNAP were joined together... Read more
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The Fairmont Sentinel
Virgil Dean Tokheimand great-grandchildren. He was a life-long member of First United Methodist Ch
Virgil Dean Tokheim
The Fairmont Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
and great-grandchildren. He was a life-long member of First United Methodist Church in Swea City and a member of the Farm Bureau. Left to cherish Virgil's memory are his wife of 68 years, Reva of Swea City; four children, Tom (Ivon) Tokheim... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Farm vehicles get bigger as bridges get olderunless there’s a load limit put on a bridge. So far, the county has not placed
Farm vehicles get bigger as bridges get older
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
unless there’s a load limit put on a bridge. So far, the county has not placed any load limits.” The Tazewell County Farm Bureau by law cannot have a political action committee to further causes such as a search for state and federal funding.... Read more
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Sidney Sun Telegraph
100 years and countingPioneer Farm Award during the fair rodeo. The Pioneer Award, presented by the
100 years and counting
Sidney Sun Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
Pioneer Farm Award during the fair rodeo. The Pioneer Award, presented by the AKSARBEN Foundation, along with Nebraska Farm Bureau and the Nebraska Association of Fair Managers, is given to farm families who have consecutively held ownership of... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Outdoor Music And More Weekend EventsJuly 27th, and go through August 7th. For the full line-up view the event listi
Outdoor Music And More Weekend Events
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 4 days ago
July 27th, and go through August 7th. For the full line-up view the event listing here. Tomorrow is the Tuolumne County Farm Bureau Annual BBQ & Auction to benefit Tuolumne County Farm Bureau Scholarships and County Programs. The event will be... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Tuolumne County Farm Bureau’s BBQ & AuctionThe Tuolumne County Farm Bureau will be hosting their Annual BBQ and Auction to
Tuolumne County Farm Bureau’s BBQ & Auction
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 4 days ago
The Tuolumne County Farm Bureau will be hosting their Annual BBQ and Auction tomorrow (Friday, July 22) at the Hurst Ranch, located at 174215 Highway 108 in Jamestown. The public is invited. Terri Arington with the TC Farm Bureau Board of Directors,... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Wage theft from farmworkers emerges as issue at meeting drawing 300that wage theft was common. "The industry has a vested interest in doing the r
Wage theft from farmworkers emerges as issue at meeting drawing 300
Ventura County Star / Posted 4 days ago
that wage theft was common. "The industry has a vested interest in doing the right thing," said John Krist, CEO of the Farm Bureau of Ventura County. Rob Roy, president of the Ventura County Agricultural Association, said the cases he's seen... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Political DigestThe Department, at last, will be an Equal Opportunity Employer where now, and o
Political Digest
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
The Department, at last, will be an Equal Opportunity Employer where now, and only now, no one is left behind." Wisconsin Farm Bureau commends Senate on uniform GMO labelingThe U.S. Senate has passed legislation that requires labeling of food... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Mahomet considers lower speed limitsessions. Cost is $45 per person; the class is limited to seven. For more, call
Mahomet considers lower speed limit
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
sessions. Cost is $45 per person; the class is limited to seven. For more, call 217-442-9264. MONTICELLO: The Piatt County Farm Bureau and Piatt County Soil and Water Conservation District will host a "Streambank Restoration Field Day" from 9:30... Read more
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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CAa “one size fits all approach” and more stakeholder input was needed. Those adv
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted 4 days ago
a “one size fits all approach” and more stakeholder input was needed. Those advocates included the influential SLO County Farm Bureau Federation, whose membership felt the process was rushed and had several pointed concerns, according to the... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
That’s a fair question about dairy cowsFair or The Great Geauga County Fair. I encourage you to go and have a fun agr
That’s a fair question about dairy cows
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
Fair or The Great Geauga County Fair. I encourage you to go and have a fun agricultural experience. And please come visit us next year at the Trumbull County Fair July 11 to 16, 2017. Mary Smallsreed is a member of Trumbull County Far... Read more
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Swartz Creek View
July 21, 2016– The Fine Arts Association will present Rock of Ages at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 2
July 21, 2016
Swartz Creek View / Posted 5 days ago
– The Fine Arts Association will present Rock of Ages at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, at the Pajtas Amphitheatre. Sponsored by Farm Bureau of Michigan Barb Robertson Agency. – L.R. Benefit concert SWARTZ CREEK – Brother 2 Brother will headline the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Latest Washington real-estate gold rush: farmsmountains. It’s happening east of the mountains, as well. Tom Davis, director
Latest Washington real-estate gold rush: farms
The Seattle Times / Posted 5 days ago
mountains. It’s happening east of the mountains, as well. Tom Davis, director of government relations at the Washington Farm Bureau, said some developers have been paying a premium to buy up agricultural land and convert it to strip malls or... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Where’s West Sac? Mayor complains Yolo cut his city out of State Fair exhibithad just $10,000 for the project. She relied on donations and help from the Yol
Where’s West Sac? Mayor complains Yolo cut his city out of State Fair exhibit
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
had just $10,000 for the project. She relied on donations and help from the Yolo County Visitors Bureau and the Yolo County Farm Bureau, which supplied information and contacted members to supply products for the display. Manprin said she also... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Annieglass celebrates 20 years of expansion in Watsonvilleand seeing this vibrant community. We are surrounded by growing things.” Morha
Annieglass celebrates 20 years of expansion in Watsonville
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
and seeing this vibrant community. We are surrounded by growing things.” Morhauser said she plans to participate in the Farm Bureau’s progressive dinner and is working on an event with local breweries. “She’s starting to create a hub of... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Heat index expected to top 110 by Fridaypull moisture from the soil and release it into the atmosphere," he said. Patr
Heat index expected to top 110 by Friday
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
pull moisture from the soil and release it into the atmosphere," he said. Patrick Kirchhofer, manager of the Peoria County Farm Bureau, confirmed the fact that corn can create a little more humidity. On the positive side, it's a big crop this year... Read more
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Mt. Pleasant News
Ernst makes stop in Mt. Pleasant before national conventionSPORY Mt. Pleasant News Before she appeared on the stage for the Republican N
Ernst makes stop in Mt. Pleasant before national convention
Mt. Pleasant News / Posted 5 days ago
SPORY Mt. Pleasant News Before she appeared on the stage for the Republican National Convention Monday evening, Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) made a pit stop in Mt. Pleasant to speak with local farmers. Ernst met with local Farm Bureau membe... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
4-H Fair schedule of eventsprep. 1 to 4 p.m. WZOE broadcast from the fairgrounds 3 p.m. 4-H Fair Ag Olym
4-H Fair schedule of events
Bureau County Republican / Posted 5 days ago
prep. 1 to 4 p.m. WZOE broadcast from the fairgrounds 3 p.m. 4-H Fair Ag Olympics (Led and sponsored by Bureau County Farm Bureau) 5 p.m. Dog show followed by dog obedience show 7 p.m. Fashion revue, “Adventure Awaits” 8:30 p.m. Exhibit... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Farm youth plan food donation day Saturday in Dixonwith Kunes Country Auto Group to stock Lee County food pantries. Donations als
Farm youth plan food donation day Saturday in Dixon
SaukValley.com / Posted 6 days ago
with Kunes Country Auto Group to stock Lee County food pantries. Donations also can be dropped off from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays at the farm bureau, 37 S. East Ave. in Amboy. Contact leecfb@comcast.net or 815-857-3531 for more in... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Ag Olympics to be held at Carroll County FairgroundsJul. 19, 2016 at 10:00 AM Posted Jul. 19, 2016 at 10:00 AM MILLEDGEVILLE — Th
Ag Olympics to be held at Carroll County Fairgrounds
The Journal-Standard / Posted 6 days ago
Jul. 19, 2016 at 10:00 AM Posted Jul. 19, 2016 at 10:00 AM MILLEDGEVILLE — The Carroll County 4-H and the Carroll County Farm Bureau Young Leaders will host the Ag Olympics from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Aug. 11 at the Carroll County Fairgrounds, 28374... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Farm Bureau urged to oppose drilling, health-care initiativeswould be bad news for farmers and ranchers if approved by voters, a group of pa
Farm Bureau urged to oppose drilling, health-care initiatives
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 6 days ago
would be bad news for farmers and ranchers if approved by voters, a group of panelists advised members of the Colorado Farm Bureau in Glenwood Springs on Monday. At the same time, the organization was urged to get behind another measure that’s... Read more
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Deseret News
Toxic algal bloom impacting people, animals and farms in 2 countiesshow how much cyanobacteria exists in the impaired water, as well as the degree
Toxic algal bloom impacting people, animals and farms in 2 counties
Deseret News / Posted 7 days ago
show how much cyanobacteria exists in the impaired water, as well as the degree of the contamination's toxicity. The Utah Farm Bureau has been working with state agricultural officials and Utah State University's Extension Service to assess... Read more
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The Suffolk Times
North Fork kelp could become the next big commercial cropindustries will also help identify the best ways to market kelp. Rob Carpenter
North Fork kelp could become the next big commercial crop
The Suffolk Times / Posted 7 days ago
industries will also help identify the best ways to market kelp. Rob Carpenter, administrative director of the Long Island Farm Bureau, said his organization worked hard to get the kelp legislation passed. He said he believes conditions on the... Read more
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The Riverhead News-Review
North Fork kelp could become the next big commercial cropindustries will also help identify the best ways to market kelp. Rob Carpenter
North Fork kelp could become the next big commercial crop
The Riverhead News-Review / Posted 7 days ago
industries will also help identify the best ways to market kelp. Rob Carpenter, administrative director of the Long Island Farm Bureau, said his organization worked hard to get the kelp legislation passed. He said he believes conditions on the... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Pa. Farm Bureau praises state budgetand information on new innovations that benefit farm families across the Common
Pa. Farm Bureau praises state budget
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
and information on new innovations that benefit farm families across the Commonwealth," said PFB President Rick Ebert. Farm Bureau noted that the budget includes $2 million for Avian Influenza preparedness and response, and adequate funding for... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Farm CalendarConservation District office at 570-837-3000 ext 112. Light refreshments will b
Farm Calendar
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
Conservation District office at 570-837-3000 ext 112. Light refreshments will be provided. September The Mifflin County Farm Bureau meeting will be held at 6:45 p.m. at the Dutch Country Inn, Reedsville, on Sept. 26. The night will include a... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
U.S. House passes GMO labeling compromiseColorado Farm Bureau is pleased that the House of Representatives passed the S.
U.S. House passes GMO labeling compromise
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 8 days ago
Colorado Farm Bureau is pleased that the House of Representatives passed the S. 764 by a vote of 306-117. S. 764 created a national labeling standard for food containing GMOs. Posted Jul. 17, 2016 at 8:00 AM CENTENNIAL, Colo. – Colorado Farm Bureau... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Chautauqua County Fortunate To See Return Of Pro Golfand in our local agricultural community with brief presentations by Fair Presid
Chautauqua County Fortunate To See Return Of Pro Golf
The Post-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
and in our local agricultural community with brief presentations by Fair President Dave Wilson and Chautauqua County Farm Bureau President Dick Kimball. This event is sponsored by DFT Communications, KeyBank, Lawley Insurance, Nestle Purina... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Wheat harvest brings in bumper crop, but market prices leave farmers strugglingand Arnusch, who both work with ag organizations such as the Colorado Associati
Wheat harvest brings in bumper crop, but market prices leave farmers struggling
Greeley Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
and Arnusch, who both work with ag organizations such as the Colorado Association of Wheat Growers and the Colorado Farm Bureau, are concerned about the longevity of a Colorado wheat industry where growers’ strategy is to overproduce just to... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
History at the fairthe sweet corn feed is my favorite," she said. That corn feed will be held tod
History at the fair
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 9 days ago
the sweet corn feed is my favorite," she said. That corn feed will be held today at 5 p.m., Anderson said - part of Farm Bureau Day. The Farm Bureau will put on a kids' pedal tractor pull, a free watermelon feed, and a big barbecue... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Waterman Lions Club Summer Fest is todaymarket, food, music and special entertainment for the kids. The noon parade of
Waterman Lions Club Summer Fest is today
Daily Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
market, food, music and special entertainment for the kids. The noon parade of power will be announced by DeKalb County Farm Bureau President Mark Tuttle and “Voice of American Agriculture,” Max Armstrong. For a schedule of events and... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Bureau County 4-H Fair special eventsand volunteers talk about their projects, the 4-H program and the fair. • 3 p.
Bureau County 4-H Fair special events
Bureau County Republican / Posted 10 days ago
and volunteers talk about their projects, the 4-H program and the fair. • 3 p.m., Ag Olympics (sponsored by Bureau County Farm Bureau): Have fun competing in these just-for-fun events with a small team. This event is open to all 4-H members (be... Read more
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