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Overcoming Obstacles On the Farm and In the Show Ring

Jul 17, 2020 | 7 min

Getting an animal into the ring for a livestock show takes months of preparation. Now imagine getting ready while in a wheel chair. July 2020 marks 30 years of the Americans with Disabilities Act...

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Economic Outlook: July 17, 2020

Jul 17, 2020

The analysis of this week’s economic reports could be described as “June was great, July could prove troubling”. --- The Consumer Price Index gained 0.6 of percent, pulled higher by rising gasoline...


Agriculture's role in methane growth

Jul 17, 2020 | 2 min

This week, the CEO of Texas-based Parsley Energy said U.S. oil production hit its peak in early 2020 at 13 million barrels a day. Fewer rigs are now in operation, translating to less oil and lower...

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Court Decisions Deal a Blow to High Profile Oil and Gas Pipelines

Jul 10, 2020 | 3 min

Gold is approaching a record high. Lumber prices have soared 85 percent since April. And crude oil has swung from down forty dollars to up forty dollars per barrel in a matter of months. But not all...

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Economic Outlook: July 10, 2020

Jul 10, 2020

The number of positive COVID-19 cases in the United States topped 3 million this week. Four states – Florida, Texas, California and Arizona - are among the most populous and are experiencing some of...

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Drought spreads across Midwest

Jul 10, 2020 | 1 min

During growing months, a farmer’s outlook can change with each weather forecast. For pockets in the Corn Belt, the rain that makes grain has been hard to come by. Peter Tubbs reports. Portions of the...

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Urban farming classes move gardeners to farmers

Jul 3, 2020 | 6 min

Your backyard garden is challenge enough – imagine expanding that small lot and trying to make it a career. Just like in rural America, the biggest challenge you face is finding available land in...

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USMCA Goes Into Effect

Jul 3, 2020 | 3 min

On the 1992 presidential campaign trail, Ross Perot said there would be a “giant sucking sound” if a trade pact was signed between Canada, Mexico and the United States as jobs from America would be...

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Economic Outlook: July 2, 2020

Jul 2, 2020

The government’s monthly report revealed 4.8 million jobs were generated in June, the biggest increase since 1939. However, total employment was down 14.7 million from February’s pre-pandemic peak...

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