Monthly Archives: May 2021
Monthly Archives: May 2021

Another Dangerous and Active Atlantic Hurricane Season Could be Coming

The nation’s Atlantic and Gulf coasts could be in for another active hurricane season. Gary Crawford has the story. 

Presenting the 2021 World Food Prize Laureate

RA pioneer in developing fish-based production systems and products to feed malnourished populations globally is recognized for her achievements as this year’s recipient of what is called the Nobel Prize of Agriculture. Rod Bain reports.

Common Characteristics of Successful Dairy Operators

Regardless of size or goals, there appear to be characteristics shared by successful dairy growers. Rod Bain reports.

The Three Top Grilling Goofs

The CDC says millions of us will get sick this summer from mistakes made in outdoor grilling. Gary Crawford has an expert list of the three biggest goofs.

Pasture Conditions are at Record Low for Third Week

Pasture conditions across the nation are at a record low rating for the third week in a row. Stephanie Ho has the story. 

Commentary: John R. Block Reports from Washington May 28, 2021 “Pipelines”

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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Market Correction this Week: More Selling to Come?

The corn market led a sharp correction to the downside on Tuesday. Do we see more selling pressure ahead? Jesse Allen has the story.

COVID-19 Vaccines are Available Near You Now

COVID-19 vaccines are readily available in rural areas now to help protect you and those around you. Over 65 percent of people have either received a vaccine or want to get vaccinated as soon as they can. Dr. Mark Dowel, …

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USDA Seeks Public Comment on Supply Chain Resilience

USDA is seeking public comment on keeping our food supply chain resilient. Stephanie Ho has the story.

A String of Market-Based Resources for Livestock Producers

May is National Beef Month, and USDA is using it to roll out several market-based education tools for cattle and livestock producers. Rod Bain reports.