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Grainnet.com
COOL Clock Ticking as Senate Considers Repeal or Voluntary Meat LabelingThis has been printed with permission from the August 21 NGFA Newsletter. One
COOL Clock Ticking as Senate Considers Repeal or Voluntary Meat Labeling
Grainnet.com / Posted 11 days ago
This has been printed with permission from the August 21 NGFA Newsletter. One of the priority issues on the Senate’s plate when it reconvenes Sept. 8 following its August recess is how to resolve the impasse over whether to repeal or modify the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Children & CongressEvery five years, Congress must vote to reauthorize the Child Nutrition Act (CN
Children & Congress
TribLIVE / Posted 14 days ago
Every five years, Congress must vote to reauthorize the Child Nutrition Act (CNA). The CNA includes nutrition programs like free and reduced-price school breakfast and lunch, summer meals programs, WIC and more. The Senate Agriculture Committee is... Read more
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Cabot Star-Herald
Mistrust, credit barriers hinder rice marketing with CubaEven if the trade embargo with Cuba is lifted, U.S. rice producers must overcom
Mistrust, credit barriers hinder rice marketing with Cuba
Cabot Star-Herald / Posted 14 days ago
Even if the trade embargo with Cuba is lifted, U.S. rice producers must overcome a daunting combination of politics, economics and a strong under-current of mistrust of the U.S. before significant exports will be made to the country, Terry Harris,... Read more
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KATV Little Rock
Sen. John Boozman kicking off Arkansas agriculture tourLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - U.S. Sen. John Boozman is touring Arkansas during the
Sen. John Boozman kicking off Arkansas agriculture tour
KATV Little Rock / Posted 15 days ago
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - U.S. Sen. John Boozman is touring Arkansas during the August recess this week to talk about agricultural issues. The Republican lawmaker on Monday announced he's traveling the state as part of his fifth annual agricultural... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Sen. John Boozman kicking off Arkansas agriculture tourLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - U.S. Sen. John Boozman is touring Arkansas during the
Sen. John Boozman kicking off Arkansas agriculture tour
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 15 days ago
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - U.S. Sen. John Boozman is touring Arkansas during the August recess this week to talk about agricultural issues. The Republican lawmaker on Monday announced he's traveling the state as part of his fifth annual agricultural... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Sen. John Boozman to begin state agriculture tourLITTLE ROCK — U.S. Sen. John Boozman is touring Arkansas during the August rece
Sen. John Boozman to begin state agriculture tour
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
LITTLE ROCK — U.S. Sen. John Boozman is touring Arkansas during the August recess this week to talk about agricultural issues. The Republican lawmaker Monday said he's traveling the state as part of his fifth annual agricultural tour. Boozman is... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Anti-GMO labeling group airing television ads in KansasA coalition of agricultural groups is airing television ads in Kansas as part o
Anti-GMO labeling group airing television ads in Kansas
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 15 days ago
A coalition of agricultural groups is airing television ads in Kansas as part of an effort to bolster support for contentious legislation barring states from enacting mandatory GMO labeling laws. The Coalition for Safe Affordable Food began running... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Sen. Argall to serve on seven state committeesState Sen. David G. Argall, R-29, Tamaqua, announced that he will serve on seve
Sen. Argall to serve on seven state committees
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 17 days ago
State Sen. David G. Argall, R-29, Tamaqua, announced that he will serve on seven committees in the 2015-16 General Assembly. Argall is a new member of the Senate’s leadership as the chairman of the Senate Majority Policy Committee. He also will... Read more
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Alaska Public
Upper Valley Agriculture: Yaks at Sunny Hill Ranch There is growing emphasis in Alaska on locally produced food, including meat.
Upper Valley Agriculture: Yaks at Sunny Hill Ranch
Alaska Public / Posted 19 days ago
There is growing emphasis in Alaska on locally produced food, including meat. Some cattle are being raised in the Upper Susitna Valley but many species of cow are not adapted to the severe cold of... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Western Ohio counties get federal disaster area tagWASHINGTON (AP) — Eight western Ohio counties have been designated as natural d
Western Ohio counties get federal disaster area tag
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 19 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight western Ohio counties have been designated as natural disaster areas after months of heavy rain and flooding. The U.S. Department of Agriculture tag for Butler, Darke, Defiance, Hamilton, Mercer, Paulding, Preble and Van Wert... Read more
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The Times Leader
Western Ohio counties get federal disaster area tagWASHINGTON (AP) — Eight western Ohio counties have been designated as natural d
Western Ohio counties get federal disaster area tag
The Times Leader / Posted 19 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight western Ohio counties have been designated as natural disaster areas after months of heavy rain and flooding. The U.S. Department of Agriculture tag for Butler, Darke, Defiance, Hamilton, Mercer, Paulding, Preble and Van Wert... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Western Ohio counties get federal disaster area tag WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight western Ohio counties have been designated as natural
Western Ohio counties get federal disaster area tag
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 19 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight western Ohio counties have been designated as natural disaster areas after months of heavy rain and flooding. The U.S. Department of Agriculture tag for Butler, Darke,... Read more
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WTOL 11 Toledo
Western Ohio counties get federal disaster area tagWASHINGTON (AP) - Eight western Ohio counties have been designated as natural d
Western Ohio counties get federal disaster area tag
WTOL 11 Toledo / Posted 19 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Eight western Ohio counties have been designated as natural disaster areas after months of heavy rain and flooding. The U.S. Department of Agriculture tag for Butler, Darke, Defiance, Hamilton, Mercer, Paulding, Preble and Van Wert... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
Western Ohio counties get federal disaster area tagWASHINGTON (AP) - Eight western Ohio counties have been designated as natural d
Western Ohio counties get federal disaster area tag
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 19 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Eight western Ohio counties have been designated as natural disaster areas after months of heavy rain and flooding. The U.S. Department of Agriculture tag for Butler, Darke, Defiance, Hamilton, Mercer, Paulding, Preble and Van Wert... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Western Ohio counties get federal disaster area tagWASHINGTON (AP) - Eight western Ohio counties have been designated as natural d
Western Ohio counties get federal disaster area tag
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 19 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Eight western Ohio counties have been designated as natural disaster areas after months of heavy rain and flooding. The U.S. Department of Agriculture tag for Butler, Darke, Defiance, Hamilton, Mercer, Paulding, Preble and Van Wert... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Western Ohio counties get federal disaster area tagWASHINGTON (AP) - Eight western Ohio counties have been designated as natural d
Western Ohio counties get federal disaster area tag
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 19 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Eight western Ohio counties have been designated as natural disaster areas after months of heavy rain and flooding. The U.S. Department of Agriculture tag for Butler, Darke, Defiance, Hamilton, Mercer, Paulding, Preble and Van Wert... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Lawmakers work to improve summer meal program for kidsA new piece of legislation is aiming to improve summer meal services for childr
Lawmakers work to improve summer meal program for kids
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 20 days ago
A new piece of legislation is aiming to improve summer meal services for children across the nation. An Arkansas lawmaker is leading the charge and local food banks are supporting his effort. Harvest Texarkana already works hard each summer to make... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
Gene Merriam honored for environmental stewardshipGene Merriam, a former Coon Rapids City Councilman, state Senator, commissioner
Gene Merriam honored for environmental stewardship
ABC Newspapers / Posted 23 days ago
Gene Merriam, a former Coon Rapids City Councilman, state Senator, commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, and president of the Freshwater Society, received the Willard Munger Award for Distinguished Environmental Stewardship... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Hazel Burkhart TusseyA memorial service for the family will be held Oct. 10 in Charlottesville, Va.,
Hazel Burkhart Tussey
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 25 days ago
A memorial service for the family will be held Oct. 10 in Charlottesville, Va., where Hazel's ashes will be buried next to those of her husband, W. Glenn Tussey, at Olivet Presbyterian Church where both were members. Hazel was born Jan. 24, 1927, in... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Public hearing brings out emotion for landowners who feel they've been wronged by state programDENVER - Tensions ran high at the State Capitol. There were tears shed along wi
Public hearing brings out emotion for landowners who feel they've been wronged by state program
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 27 days ago
DENVER - Tensions ran high at the State Capitol. There were tears shed along with obvious anger as farmers and ranchers recalled their nearly decade-long battle with the state and the Department of Revenue. The meeting was held by Senate Agriculture... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Conservation Easement Program potentially bankrupting some land ownersSTERLING, Colo. - A state tax program aimed at helping land owners preserve the
Conservation Easement Program potentially bankrupting some land owners
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 27 days ago
STERLING, Colo. - A state tax program aimed at helping land owners preserve their property and protect it from development, may actually be hurting them. Alan Gentz owns 500 acres of land in the town of Sterling. In an effort to preserve some of... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Conservaton Easement Program potentially bankrupting some land ownersSTERLING, Colo. - A state tax program aimed at helping land owners preserve the
Conservaton Easement Program potentially bankrupting some land owners
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 28 days ago
STERLING, Colo. - A state tax program aimed at helping land owners preserve their property and protect it from development, may actually be hurting them. Alan Gentz owns 500 acres of land in the town of Sterling. In an effort to preserve some of... Read more
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Greene County Daily World
Greene County included in governor's request for disaster declaration in 53 Indiana countiesPhoto of Indiana cornfield suffering from this summer's heavy rainfall taken by
Greene County included in governor's request for disaster declaration in 53 Indiana counties
Greene County Daily World / Posted 29 days ago
Photo of Indiana cornfield suffering from this summer's heavy rainfall taken by Purdue researcher. Greene County and several neighboring counties are included in a list of 53 Indiana counties that have suffered serious crop damage as a result of... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Boozman: States need more flexibility in nutrition billU.S. Sen. John Boozman said states like Arkansas need to be given more flexibil
Boozman: States need more flexibility in nutrition bill
KY3 Springfield / Posted a month ago
U.S. Sen. John Boozman said states like Arkansas need to be given more flexibility in how they administer child nutrition programs as the funding bill comes up for renewal this fall. The Republican lawmaker from Arkansas on Friday told reporters he... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Boozman: States need more flexibility in nutrition billU.S. Sen. John Boozman said states like Arkansas need to be given more flexibil
Boozman: States need more flexibility in nutrition bill
KSPR Springfield / Posted a month ago
U.S. Sen. John Boozman said states like Arkansas need to be given more flexibility in how they administer child nutrition programs as the funding bill comes up for renewal this fall. The Republican lawmaker from Arkansas on Friday told reporters he... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Boozman: States need more flexibility in nutrition billLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - U.S. Sen. John Boozman said states like Arkansas need
Boozman: States need more flexibility in nutrition bill
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 1 months ago
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - U.S. Sen. John Boozman said states like Arkansas need to be given more flexibility in how they administer child nutrition programs as the funding bill comes up for renewal this fall. The Republican lawmaker from Arkansas on... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Boozman: States need more flexibility in nutrition billLITTLE ROCK — U.S. Sen. John Boozman said states like Arkansas need to be given
Boozman: States need more flexibility in nutrition bill
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
LITTLE ROCK — U.S. Sen. John Boozman said states like Arkansas need to be given more flexibility in how they administer child nutrition programs as the funding bill comes up for renewal this fall. The Republican lawmaker from Arkansas on Friday told... Read more
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