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Help Available to Producers in Flood-Stricken Areas

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Snow Storms Bring Some Relief to Drought-Stricken Areas

Farmers in the Great Plains are welcoming the barrage of snowstorms blanketing the area. Although livestock may be stressed, the moisture is bringing relief to one of the worst droughts in U.S. history. Rain and snow left up to 18 … Continue reading

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USDA Pilot Program Supports New Population of Farmers in Midwest

A USDA-funded pilot program is helping a new segment of the farming population in the Midwest. An immigrant-training program launched in January, is supporting aspiring farmers in Nebraska and Missouri. Although immigrant-owned farm operations are not new in California and … Continue reading

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Crops Could Suffer as Heat Wave Spreads

As most of the country suffers from an early heat wave, corn and soybean crops in the upper Midwest may be in for a scorching this week. USDA Meteorologist Brad Rippey said the historic heat that hit the Midwest is … Continue reading

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