Daily Ag Summary
Daily Ag Summary

Beyond Meat’s Bubble Starting to Burst

Plant-based meat company Beyond Meat is generating a lot of bad news recently. Food Fix says the company’s stock fell late last week on news it was lowering its revenue forecast for the year. That announcement came one day after …

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Competitions Opened for 2022 N.C. State Fair 

Ink pen decorated seashells, artwork inspired floral arrangements among new competitions RALEIGH – Blue ribbon seekers get ready because the 2022 N.C. State Fair competitions are now open. If you think your artwork, honey, livestock, cooking, canned food, flowers or …

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Research to Keep Dairy Industry Moving Forward

Holstein Association USA believes in continued improvement, generation after generation. As high performing as the Holstein cow is today, there are ways to make the world’s perfect cow even more profitable. In fact, Holstein leaders are willing to bank on …

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COVID Vaccine Rate Falling Short in Rural Areas

Just 50 percent of rural residents have received the COVID-19 vaccine as experts say the rate should be closer to 90 percent. Dr. C.K. Babcock is a Clinical Associate Professor at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia. Dr. Babcock says …

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Ohio Producer Joins NPB Board OF Directors

Wearing more than one hat in agriculture may lead to a well-rounded experience, whether it be as a volunteer or professional. Ohio producer Jess Campbell owns Carrol Creek Farms, a direct-to-consumer operation, and she’s the vice president of food and …

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Commentary: John R. Block Reports from Washington

“Two Big Bills”  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 …

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“Dog Days” are Here

Dog Days, a cold front that wasn’t, and dust on the water. A little bit of everything with climatologist Corey Davis.

More Progress in Bringing High Speed Internet to Underserved Places

USDA has just announced new investments in rural broadband projects. Gary Crawford has more in this report.

USTR Chief Ag Negotiator Nominee in His Own Words

A long-time USDA official and recent nominee for the position of U.S. Trade Representative’s Chief Agricultural Negotiator had opportunity to talk before lawmakers as part of his confirmation process. Rod Bain reports.

The Yonder Report

People in five rural Kentucky counties are fighting their way back after catastrophic flooding, efforts to preserve Oklahoma’s historic buildings in small communities are running up against funding challenges, and more factory-built manufactured homes could help solve the nation’s housing …

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