Daily Ag Summary
Daily Ag Summary

NCBA, PLC Voice Opposition to Wilderness Designation

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, along with the Public Lands Council, are criticizing the Biden administration’s America the Beautiful campaign that includes an emphasis on wilderness designation. NCBA’s Executive Director of Natural Resources, Kaitlynn Glover, says one of the goals …

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Vilsack: Trip to Italy is Good for American Agriculture

USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack is at the G20 Agricultural Minister’s Meeting in Florence, Italy, this week. Vilsack says it’s an important trip for many reasons, one of which is to show the world that America is getting back into the …

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Cultivating Yields of Farm Safety Through Communication

This is National Farm Safety and Health Week and outreach continues to grow regarding farm safety and health education. Rod Bain reports.

2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season Active So Far

This year’s Atlantic hurricane season has been an active one, yet that may come as a surprise to some. Rod Bain reports.

African Swine Fever Confirmed in Haiti

The World Organization for Animal Health says it has confirmed finding African swine fever in Haiti. Haiti borders the Dominican Republic, which confirmed the virus was in-country this summer. The farm in Haiti with confirmed African swine fever is near …

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Prepping the Shop for Fall

As fall weather sets in, Dan Nyberg, Sales Trainer for Morton Buildings, offers tips for farmers to “tune up” their farm shop to prepare for the off-season. “Examine the weather stripping around your larger overhead and hydraulic doors as well …

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Building a Better Beef Supply Chain

Shocks to the U.S. beef supply chain the past two years has led to discussions and study on how to improve resiliency throughout the system. Rod Bain and economic experts of the livestock sector look at ways that supply disruptions …

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What’s Next on the Covid-19 Vaccination Front?

What’s next on the Covid-19 vaccination front? Medical experts are trying to answer that and many other questions. Gary Crawford has more. 

“No” to Immigration Reform – Ag Labor in Limbo?

Senate Parliamentarian Elizabeth MacDonough ruled against the Democrats’ plan to provide eight million green cards as a part of their $3.5 trillion spending bill, making getting immigration reform to President Biden’s desk that much harder. The Hill reports MacDonough’s guidance …

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John R. Block Reports from Washington — “Welfare Bill”

Hello everybody out there in farm country.  This radio commentary is brought to you by the National Corn Growers Association, CropLife America, and Renewable Fuels Association.  They are all friends, supporters, and allies of a healthy farm economy and prosperous …

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