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Homegrown By Heroes By: 05/16/2014 @ 10:39am

These veterans have served their country twice – once by defending it and now by feeding it. Now there is an easy way for you to support these hardworking, deserving…

Farm Bill Process Starts Soon By: 07/22/2014 @ 7:44pm

In a webinar posted this Tuesday, a Farm Service Agency official and an Iowa State University economist set the stage…

Slow Road to Japanese Agriculture Trade By: 03/24/2014 @ 10:22am

With the biofuels boom slowing, trade and exports are regaining importance. When Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack…

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Some Farm bill insurance links By: 02/14/2014 @ 3:19pm

The new farm bill has rules that will punish procrastinators who can't pick a program this year, and the law's new links to crop insurance will make that an even harder choice.Remember the ACRE…

Why The Pew Commission’s Recommendations Stink By: 12/20/2013 @ 10:08am

Recently the Pew Commission on Industrial Farm Animal Production (PCIFAP) issued a follow up report to its original 2008 report entitled, “Putting Meat on the Table:…

Feeding America By: 08/24/2013 @ 7:08am

Feeding America one crop at a time.

Census countdown begins for farmers and ranchers By: 11/09/2012 @ 3:23pm

America's farmers and ranchers will soon have the opportunity to make a positive impact on their communities by taking part in the 2012 Census of Agriculture. Conducted every five years by the USDA's…

2012 DCP & ACRE Sign-up ends June 1 By: 05/14/2012 @ 9:06am

The USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) is wrapping up enrollment for the 2012 Direct and Counter-Cyclical Program (DCP) and also the 2012 Average Crop Revenue Election Program (ACRE) Program. Sign-up began on…

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