Ag News

MN Senators Awarded

WASHINGTON – Each year, National Farmers Union (NFU) is proud to recognize U.S. Senators and members of Congress who demonstrate leadership and support at the federal policymaking level for

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China Boosts Pork Production

BEIJING (AP) — China is launching a nationwide initiative to boost pork production following a price spike blamed on a devastating outbreak of African swine fever.

The government will take

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Waterways Important to Agriculture

A new, independent report, Importance of Inland Waterways to U.S. Agriculture from Agribusiness Intelligence, says continued under-investment in the aging inland waterways system will limit U.S.

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MN Crop Progress

Continued cooler than normal temperatures across
Minnesota have slowed crop development during the week
ending September 8, 2019, according to USDA’s National

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Philippines Culls ASF Hogs

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Lab tests have confirmed that African swine fever caused the deaths of pig herds in at least seven villages near Manila and a multiagency body will be set up to ensure

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The U.S. Agriculture Department has announced the award of $36 million to buy conservation easements on Iowa agriculture land damaged by flooding this year.


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EU Cows Go High Tech

SHEPTON MALLET, England (AP) — On the dairy farm of the future, the cows are going wireless.

The bovine residents of a British agricultural technology research center are helping to test

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Trade With Japan

WASHINGTON (AP) — American farmers have not only endured retaliatory tariffs from China and other nations, they’ve watched as most of their top foreign competitors used free trade

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