Monthly Archives: November 2021
Monthly Archives: November 2021

Protecting Precious Food Crops in Space and on Mars

Astronauts would have to grow food on a three year Mars mission. What happens if an insect hitchhikes and starts destroying the crops? Gary Crawford has one possible answer on this edition of Agriculture USA.

Renewable Fuels Battling Climate Change

Decarbonizing the transportation sector is one of the key steps in mitigating climate change. The Next Generation Fuels Act introduced earlier this year in Congress is a good step toward accomplishing that goal. Kathy Bergren is the director of public …

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Four Cooking No-No’s that Could Make for Holiday Dinner Disasters

Want to really sabotage that holiday dinner you’re preparing? Here are some simple things that could do just that. Gary Crawford has more.

Commentary: America Needs Thanksgiving

by Dr. Glenn Mollette America has been through a tough time.  A national election separated friends and family, divided churches and took over our media. We’ve been intoxicated with poisonous rhetoric and toxic street gatherings that led to more division, injuries …

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SC Commissioner Weathers: Thanksgiving in SC

It may seem like Christmas is around the corner. SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers is here to talk more about where to find the perfect tree for the holidays. We’ve been blessed with good crop yields this year, and great …

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HOLSim Program Designed to Enhance Beef-on-Dairy Matings

Nebraska dairyman John Steffen says he loves dairy farming because every day is a new challenge. And a new opportunity, too. On his Steffview Dairy near Hartington, Steffen is adding another layer of revenue by marketing beef-on-dairy calves. “For my …

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NC Commissioner Troxler: Thanksgiving and Christmas Trees

If you celebrate Thanksgiving with a traditional meal of turkey, ham, sweet potatoes and all the fixings, then you are celebrating North Carolina agriculture and North Carolina farmers as well. North Carolina agriculture is a top producer of much of …

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The Debate on 2022’s Corn Vs. Soybean Acreage Has Already Started

Analysts are already trying to predict next spring’s corn and soybean planting patterns based on current price forecasts. Gary Crawford has this report.

Clinton: White House Likely to Remove Some Tariffs on China

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told Bloomberg that the Biden Administration would likely remove some punitive tariffs on Chinese imports. She said there is an ongoing process to try to figure out what America’s best approach to China will …

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Ag Groups Disappointed with WOTUS Redux

Ag groups are reacting to the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed rule to replace the Navigable Waters Protection Rule, and they’re not happy with the idea. The proposed rule would re-establish the pre-2015 definition of “Waters of the U.S.” American Farm …

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