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WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump said on Dec. 13 that the U.S. has canceled plans to impose new tariffs on $160 billion worth of Chinese imports on Dec. 15 as part of a modest interim agreement that de-escalates a 17-month trade war between the world's two biggest economies.

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CRESCENT, Iowa (AP) — Frogs, carp and bugs thrived all summer in murky floodwaters where Gene Walter should have planted corn and soybeans. Last year’s ruined crop spilled from metal storage bins that burst nine months ago when the Missouri River surged through two levees near his southwest …

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Six aspiring students can win $33,500 through the Colvin Scholarship Fund, developed in 1999 to honor the cofounder of the Certified Angus Beef (CAB) brand. As Louis M. "Mick" Colvin retired after 21 years as executive director, these annual scholarships began as a way to carry on his legacy…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Recognizing the high levels of stress affecting America’s farmers and ranchers, Farm Credit, American Farm Bureau Federation and National Farmers Union have partnered on a program to train individuals who interact with farmers and ranchers to recognize signs of stress and …

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AMES, Iowa – Iowa dairy producers will have the opportunity to learn about emerging dairy industry issues during the 2020 Dairy Days events hosted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. The program is scheduled at five eastern Iowa locations between Jan. 20 and Feb. 6.

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Artists sometimes only make one kind of art, perhaps keeping to painting, sculpture or jewelry. But many try all kinds of art before they find the one that is best. Self-taught Peter Hunt (1896-1967) started painting thrift shop furniture with peasant designs in 1929. His colorful pieces sol…

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BILLINGS, Mont. — More than 50 farm, ranch, consumer, manufacturing, labor and other organizations sent a joint letter to U.S. Senators Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) and John Thune (R-SD) urging them to amend their recently introduced U.S. Beef Integrity Act (S.2744) by including it "within a compreh…

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    WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump said on Dec. 13 that the U.S. has canceled plans to impose new tariffs on $160 billion worth of Chinese imports on Dec. 15 as part of a modest interim agreement that de-escalates a 17-month trade war between the world's two biggest economies.

    Farm Forum

    Six aspiring students can win $33,500 through the Colvin Scholarship Fund, developed in 1999 to honor the cofounder of the Certified Angus Beef (CAB) brand. As Louis M. "Mick" Colvin retired after 21 years as executive director, these annual scholarships began as a way to carry on his legacy…

    Farm Forum

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Recognizing the high levels of stress affecting America’s farmers and ranchers, Farm Credit, American Farm Bureau Federation and National Farmers Union have partnered on a program to train individuals who interact with farmers and ranchers to recognize signs of stress and …

    Farm Forum

    AMES, Iowa – Iowa dairy producers will have the opportunity to learn about emerging dairy industry issues during the 2020 Dairy Days events hosted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. The program is scheduled at five eastern Iowa locations between Jan. 20 and Feb. 6.

    Ag News

    Artists sometimes only make one kind of art, perhaps keeping to painting, sculpture or jewelry. But many try all kinds of art before they find the one that is best. Self-taught Peter Hunt (1896-1967) started painting thrift shop furniture with peasant designs in 1929. His colorful pieces sol…

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    BILLINGS, Mont. — More than 50 farm, ranch, consumer, manufacturing, labor and other organizations sent a joint letter to U.S. Senators Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) and John Thune (R-SD) urging them to amend their recently introduced U.S. Beef Integrity Act (S.2744) by including it "within a compreh…