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    Grand Prize winner of Pro Fantasy Rodeo's Christmas in July

    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>>

    Corn, corn, and more 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.

     A large production forecast increase for U.S. corn has put world production estimates over the top in terms of record amounts.
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    Western Sports Roundup: The wait for the Tulsa PBR event is over!

    Fans of Professional Bull Riding have been anxiously awaiting the return from the summer break and today, Friday the 15th is the day.
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    Farming a historic battlefield

    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.

    One Tennessee farmer has the opportunity to honor the military, and American heritage, by farming on the Shiloh National Battlefield in Shiloh, Tennessee.
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    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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    "The customer is always right"

    Credit: Certified Angus Beef Credit: Certified Angus Beef

    RFD visits a Kansas cattleman whose experience in breeding high quality Angus cattle has told him that if he wants to be successful, he must give the customers what they want at a price they can afford.
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    Champion steer sold in Illinois for a whopping $100,000

    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 12-year old Illinois girl has a good head start on her college fund, all thanks to a champion steer!
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    The Sorghum Checkoff is involved in a new promotion

    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.

     It's a healthy whole grain, and also a gluten-free flour option for baking. More>>

    Western Sports Roundup: Introducing one of the best bull fighters in the business

    Introducing you to Dusty Tuckness, one of the best bull fighters in the business.
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    Western Sports Roundup: John Ryon Foster, one of the stars from the AQHYA

     RFD-TV met with John Ryon Foster who had a banner year at the AQHYA world show last week.
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    Are peppers easier to grow than tomatoes?

    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 Virginia farm bureau's Chris Mulins tells us more about how to grow perfect peppers. More>>

    Keep your leftover soybean seeds out of the fresh ones

    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.

    Don't be tempted to dump fresh harvested soybean seeds into the bin with leftover seeds.  
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    Drones take off in agriculture

    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 is reporting more and more on the use of drones in agriculture. They could soon be as common on the farm as tractors and combines. This week in Kansas farmers got a chance to see how they can be used on the farm. Molly Hadfield reports in the above video. More>>

    Control diseases to increase yields

    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 video journalist Tim Blain ran across a new and interesting method for controlling soil-borne diseases and nematodes.? More>>

    The PBR nominated as Best Single-Sport Event

    The Professional Bull Riding Association is proud to announce that its '2013 Built Ford Tough World Finals' has been nominated as the best single-sport event in 2013 in Sports Travel Magazine's, Sports Travel Awards.
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    The High Desert Farming Initiative

    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 desert seems an unlikely place to grow produce, but the High Desert Farming Initiative research project does that very thing.
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    India rejects Trade Facilitation Agreement

    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.

     India has vetoed the implementation of the Trade Facilitation Agreement which is a key part of the World Trade Organization ministerial agreement adopted last December.
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    Lamb check off is benefiting America's lamb 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.

    A recent study by our land grant partner at Texas AM University reveals that the lamb check off's promotional efforts increased revenues for industry stakeholders.
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    Western Sports Roundup- Introducing, The World Cutting Association

    The World Cutting Horse Association is giving cow horse owners and riders new opportunities to show their horses. More>>

    Military Monday: Soldier Fit

    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.

     A fitness program called soldier fit is gaining popularity in the south east, but the success of the program was not an easy journey. More>>

    Parents as teachers 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.

    Across the country school kids are heading back to class, but a child's first real teacher is their parent! More>>

    Tick bites that can cause an allergy to red meat

    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 bite from a certain kind of tick may force you into becoming a vegetarian!  More>>

    Helping families make a plan for future generations

    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.

    Family farming operations often fall short of having a plan in place to pass the farm on to the next generation.  More>>

    Row crop producers should be checking their mailboxes

    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.

     Important letters are on the way from the U.S. Department of Agriculture farm service agency. More>>

    The country roots of Deana Carter

    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 often that a country singer is born and raised in Nashville. But Deana Carter, who made strawberry wine famous, was.  More>>

    Taking precautions for keeping the Mississippi River clean

    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 along the Mississippi river and its many tributaries run the risk of sending fertilizers and sediment downstream and eventually to the Gulf of Mexico.  More>>

    The Annual Cattlemen's Ball Cancer Fundraiser

    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.

     In Nebraska, the annual Cattlemen's Ball is a fundraising event that not only raises money for cancer research, but it also raises hopes of cancer patients all across the state.  More>>

    Two new programs for sheep 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.

    The American Sheep Industry Association says two new U.S. Department of Agriculture programs will benefit producers and the industry.  More>>

    Farm Bill Update: The Nation's Ag Secretary Gives a Rundown

    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 USDA has made progress on many areas that have a significant impact on farmers and ranchers.  More>>

    Western Sports Roundup: Another successful triple crown event in Fort Worth

    The NCHA paid out millions at their summer cutting in Fort Worth, and RFD-TV has the derby winners.  More>>

    A new marketing arrangement for Arkansas dairy farmers

    Credit: Kansas State University Credit: Kansas State University

    Some Arkansas dairy producers have a new marketing arrangement, after the Arkansas Dairy Cooperative voted to dissolve.  More>>

    Seeking approval for vaccine to fight the PED virus

    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.

    Zoetis says it plans to seek U.S. Departments of Agriculture approval for a new vaccine to fight the PED virus.  More>>

    The 15th annual National Farmers Market Week

    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.

     Summer is peak season for farmers markets across the country. More>>

    Western Sports Roundup: Top horse sold for $40,000 at NCHA Summer Spectacular

    A preview of the high selling horse from the NCHA Summer Spectacular sale. Plus, we'll preview the upcoming USTRC team roping qualifier. More>>

    Missouri Passes Right to Farm Amendment

    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 Missouri Right to Farm Amendment passed by a very narrow margin Tuesday, with voters in rural areas of the state overwhelmingly in favor of the amendment.  More>>

    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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