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    Delayed harvests have the weather to blame

    Farmers in the Dakota's will have a delayed fall harvest and weather conditions are to blame.
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    The Dairy Margin Protection Program

    Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET. Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET.

    A new risk management program for dairy farmers will protect them from disasters out of their control.
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    Help is on the way for corn and soybean producers

    Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET. Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET.

    While big harvests for corn and soybeans are expected this season, prices for both crops are expected to drop.
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    Western Sports Roundup: Are YOU as funny as Flint?

     The PBR wants to know if you are as funny as flint? Send in your video to see if you have what it takes to be "just like Flint."
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    Citrus Greening

    Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET. Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET.

    Florida is known as the "sunshine state," but agriculture experts say things aren't looking very "sunny" for much of the state's fruit crop and citrus greening is to blame. More>>

    Farm Income Forecast

    Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET. Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET.

    The latest U.S. Department of Agriculture farm sector income forecast is down from previous years, but overall it is much better than previous estimates.
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    Western Sports Roundup: Decorated steer skulls

    This year the Ellensburg Rodeo Hall of Fame has come up with a unique idea for a fundraiser.
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    The latest on America's cotton crop

    Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET. Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET.

    U.S. Department of Agriculture meteorologists say much of America's cotton crop continues to develop as conditions have turned hot and dry across much of the cotton belt.
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    Crops get a bonus

    Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET. Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET.

    Recent rains may have delayed field work, but experts say they helped in the development of some late summer crops.
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    The 2014 Farm Progress Show is underway

    Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET. Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET.

    The show gives farmers ranchers the chance to see the latest equipment, seed, and crop chemicals. More>>

    Western Sports Roundup: The USA reining team brings home the gold!

    The USA's reining team has cause for some major celebration in Normandy, France this morning.
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    FFA has a place in agricultural history

    The National FFA Organization has a place in our nation's agricultural history and now visitors to the nation's capital can see that history first hand.
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    Big decisions on how to market corn

    Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET. Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET.

    With corn prices falling, and a big crop on the way, growers will have important decisions to make on how and when to market that corn.
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    Crop conditions have changed very little

    Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET. Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET.

    Late season rain in the Midwest and Northern belt helped improve conditions for corn and soybeans. More>>

    Western Sports Roundup: Adequan Select World Championship

    Over the weekend hundreds of horses and riders traveled to Amarillo Texas, the American Quarter Horse Association's hometown, for the Adequan Select World Championship Show.
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    Military Monday: Freedom, Thank You

    Watch our Military Monday segment on the Rural Evening News on RFD-TV at 7:30 p.m. EST. Watch our Military Monday segment on the Rural Evening News on RFD-TV at 7:30 p.m. EST.

    It's an unusual and eye-catching way to pay tribute to airmen working at an Oklahoma air force base, but a local farmer came up with a way to send them a tribute they'll see as they take off and land at the base. More>>

    Happy Trails at the Matador Ranch

    Watch the Rural Evening News Monday through Friday at 7:30 p.m. ET. Watch the Rural Evening News Monday through Friday at 7:30 p.m. ET.

    For the matador ranch in roaring springs, Texas ranch hands, past and present, will ride happy trails once again this year.
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    The California drought impacts the wine and grape industry

    Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET. Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET.

    The lack of rain means much of the fruit is dying on the vine and Rachelle Murcia has the story.
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    Is there drought relief for California on the horizon?

    Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET. Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET.

    With summer winding down many climatologists are hoping that autumn may bring monsoon rains to drought-stricken California. More>>

    Texas has been having their best corn harvest yet

    Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET. Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET.

    RFD-TV spoke with David Gibson the executive director of the Texas Corn Producers, who says growers in his state have seen one of their best years in quite a while. More>>

    Agriculture experts are up in the air about this years corn harvest

    Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET. Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET.

    Todd Gleason has more on how the number of harvest acres affects the size of the crop no matter the average yield.
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    Western Sports Roundup: Rodeo Hall of Fame's newest member, Randy Bernard

     A huge congratulations to rural media group's CEO Randy Bernard on his upcoming induction into the Rodeo Hall of Fame. More>>

    Facebook farmers

    Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET. Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET.

     Modern farmers aren't just plowing and planting these days, they are also posting, tweeting and sharing! More>>

    Experts concerned over transportation and storage of crops

    Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET. Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET.

    For the past week we have heard ag experts talk about the huge corn and soybean harvests that are anticipated this season, and many in the industry have some major concerns about transporting those crops, and where they will be stored. More>>

    Dustin Bird and Paul Eaves are on a roll!

     Meet a pair of team ropers who, have had some big wins as of late. More>>

    Pork check off in search of board members

    Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET. Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET.

    The pork check off is now accepting nominations to fill five, three year terms on its board of directors.
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    The latest U.S. pasture updates

    Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET. Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET.

    As we ease into the final weeks of summer, experts are seeing an overall decline in the condition of United States pastures and range-lands.
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    Western Sports Roundup: Take a look at Wreck Wednesday!

    After PBR Tulsa over the weekend, RFD-TV had some buck-offs and wrecks to share on this PBR Wreck Wednesday.
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    Grand Prize winner of Pro Fantasy Rodeo's Christmas in July

    Courtesy of Pro Fantasy Rodeo Courtesy of Pro Fantasy Rodeo

    Grand Prize winner of Pro Fantasy Rodeo's Christmas in July Pro Fantasy Rodeo and RFD-TV are proud to announce the Grand Prize Winner of the first ever “Christmas in July” game that ended July 28.
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    Are kids consuming the right amount of fruits and veggies?

    Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET. Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET.

    A new report from the centers for disease control indicates that kids are eating more fresh fruit these days, but are still well below the recommended daily intake.
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    New research into poultry worker health and safety

    Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET. Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET.

    The coalition for sustainable egg supply has released the preliminary results of new research into poultry worker health and safety.
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    A significant drop in crop conditions for peanuts nationwide

    Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET. Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET.

    The latest U.S. Department of Agriculture crop condition report shows a decline in peanut conditions nationwide.
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    Western Sports Roundup: The World Equestrian Games

     In just a few days the horse world will begin its biggest celebration of equestrian sports. More>>

    Identifying the Black Root Rot disease in soybeans VIDEO

    Watch the Rural Evening News Monday through Friday at 7:30 p.m. ET. Watch the Rural Evening News Monday through Friday at 7:30 p.m. ET.

    A disease called Black Root Rot is attacking soybeans in Louisiana.
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    Western Sports Roundup: The inevitable injuries of bareback riding

     three time NFR qualifier, Casey Colletti has had more than his fair share of injuries.
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    Is the EPA's new proposal a threat to farming and ranching?

    Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET. Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET.

    Missouri lawmakers spoke to farm bureau members about the EPA's newly proposed Waters of the U.S. Regulations.
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    Problems with moving and storing corn

    Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET. Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET.

     For many corn producers harvest is underway, and there's been some speculation about possible problems storing and moving all this grain.
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    Western Sports Roundup: Brazilian tie-down champion Marcus Costa is back!

     The current American tie-down roping champion is making certain that he's back there to defend his title.
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    It's looking to be a great year for rice producers!

    Watch the Rural Evening News Monday through Friday at 7:30 p.m. ET. Watch the Rural Evening News Monday through Friday at 7:30 p.m. ET.

     It's not only a bumper crop year for corn and soybeans, rice is looking to have a great year as well. More>>

    Soybean productions may be breaking world records

    Watch the Rural Evening News Monday through Friday at 7:30 p.m. ET. Watch the Rural Evening News Monday through Friday at 7:30 p.m. ET.

     The United States again expects record production in soybeans, and its fair share towards a world soybean production record.
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    Vesicular Stomatitis Virus Outbreak

    Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET. Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET.

    If you're planning on traveling out of state with your animals—there are some outbreaks you need to know about.
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    USTRC qualifier images July 18, 2014

    Pictures of the Action during the USTRC qualifier this morning. More>>

    A controversial election could impact Missouri in a big way

    Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET. Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET.

     Missouri voters will have the chance to vote on August 5th for a constitutional amendment. More>>

    Mother makes goat milk products into a family affair

    The family behind Goatmilkstuff.com describes why their product is important. Watch the video to hear the co-founder speak about her company.? More>>

    TICKS and how to avoid them

    Watch the Rural Evening News Monday through Friday at 7:30 p.m. ET. Watch the Rural Evening News Monday through Friday at 7:30 p.m. ET.

    Wildlife researchers with University of Tennessee’s Institute of Agriculture are warning people to take steps to prevent tick bites this summer. More>>

    Drought causes two-billion dollar hit to California's Economy

    Scientists predict a two-billion dollar hit to California's economy due to drought. More>>

    Cattlemen need good prices to last, industry leader says

    Northeast Georgia cattle producer Melvin Porter is president of the Georgia Cattlemen's Association. While cattle are going for high prices, Porter says cattlemen invest a lot into their steers and they’ll need a couple of years of good prices. More>>

    Texas town considers powder to reduce lake's evaporation

    As lakes in Wichita Falls continue to dry up, the city continues to look for any and all ways to slow down the process.
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    NRCS helps farmers, ranchers focus on soil health

    Improving the nation’s soil health was the focus of 2014 National Conference on Cover Crops and Soil Health earlier this year.
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      Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET.Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET.
      While big harvests for corn and soybeans are expected this season, prices for both crops are expected to drop.
      While big harvests for corn and soybeans are expected this season, prices for both crops are expected to drop.
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      Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET.Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET.
      The latest U.S. Department of Agriculture farm sector income forecast is down from previous years, but overall it is much better than previous estimates.
      The latest U.S. Department of Agriculture farm sector income forecast is down from previous years, but overall it is much better than previous estimates.
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      Recent rains may have delayed field work, but experts say they helped in the development of some late summer crops.
      Recent rains may have delayed field work, but experts say they helped in the development of some late summer crops.
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      Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET.Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET.
      Farmers in the Dakota's will have a delayed fall harvest and weather conditions are to blame.
      Farmers in the Dakota's will have a delayed fall harvest and weather conditions are to blame.
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      Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET.Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET.
      A new risk management program for dairy farmers will protect them from disasters out of their control.
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      Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET.Watch The Market Day Report Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET.
      While big harvests for corn and soybeans are expected this season, prices for both crops are expected to drop.
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      U.S. Department of Agriculture meteorologists say much of America's cotton crop continues to develop as conditions have turned hot and dry across much of the cotton belt.
      U.S. Department of Agriculture meteorologists say much of America's cotton crop continues to develop as conditions have turned hot and dry across much of the cotton belt.
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