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    Droughts Take A Toll

    Farmers and ranchers in states like Oklahoma and Texas have been dealing with occasional bouts of drought for decades. More>>

    Suit Filed to Stop USDA’s New Rules

    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 group Food and Water Watch has filed a lawsuit to stop the implementation of USDA's new poultry inspection rules.
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    Crop Report Lines Up

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    The latest USDA crop report is in line with what agriculture experts have been saying for weeks.
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    More Ears Means Bigger Corn 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.

    One of the reasons the USDA increased the size of this year's corn crop is because there are more ears per plant than usual.
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    Covering Your Crops

    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.

    You may be considering using a cover crop during the winter months. A professor explains both the benefits and challenges.
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    New Legislation Introduced to Improve Rail Service

    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.

    U.S. Senator John Thune of South Dakota has introduced legislation to improve rail service.
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    Pendleton Roundup in its 104th year

    The famous Pendleton Round-Up is officially in the middle of its 104th year of rodeo celebrations.
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    Farmers Facing Fierce Competition

    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 doesn't happen very often, but this marketing year, U.S. farmers will face fierce competition from other nations. More>>

    Best Time to Plant Grass Seed

    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 most people plant in the spring, the expert says that this is actually the best time of year for planting.
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    Tumbleweed Trouble

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    Tumbleweeds may sound like something straight from old western movies but ag experts say they're causing a real problem for crops.
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    The Women in Agribusiness Summit

    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 Women in Agribusiness Summit recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of women with the Demeter award.
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    A Mammoth Discovery in Texas

    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.

    North Texas ranchers discovered something big in size but even bigger in significance. More>>

    Technology Helps Farmers Reduce Risk of Algae

    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 field drainage technology could help lessen runoff from farm fields and reduce the risk of harmful algae blooms in lakes.
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    USDA Seeks Grant Applications

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    USDA is seeking grant applications that will allow local and regional organizations increased economic opportunity.
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    Controversial Clean Water Act

    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 Keira Franz of the National Association of Wheat Growers about this week's house vote. More>>

    Vilsack on Rail Service

    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.

    Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack is concerned about the impact the rail shortage could have on this year's corn soybean harvests. More>>

    Western Sports Roundup: Ben Jones Rode to the Win

    Ben Jones rode his way to the win Tuesday night in Pendleton. Hear his rankings and more in the clip above. More>>

    Corn Silage: Getting it Right

    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.

    Corn silage can make up to as much as 30 to 40 percent of a dairy cow's diet so it's really important to get it right. More>>

    September Crop Report Released

    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 released its September crop report with updated production estimates from its report a month ago.
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    Event Celebrates America’s Farmers

    The Farm Aid concert will bring together an all-star lineup plus more than 20,000 fans.
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    Breakfast lets Farmers Talk about Issues

    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 president of the Georgia Farm Bureau recently hosted a special breakfast.
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    Recount Requested in Missouri

    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.

    There's a recount going on in Missouri on the Right to Farm amendment.
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    Final Day for Husker Harvest Days

    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 chill will be in the air today in Grand Island, Nebraska for the final day of this year's Husker Harvest Days.
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    Cold Snap Brings Unusual Weather

    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 cold snap is bringing some unusual weather to the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest. More>>

    Western Sports Roundup: The Pendleton Roundup

    Christy Loflin heads to Pendleton to defend her 2012 and 2013 barrel racing titles.

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    Milo Harvest is Wrapping Up

    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.

    Milo Harvest is wrapping up in Louisiana.
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    Rural Utilities Service Investment

    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.

    More than $518 million dollars is being poured into rural electric cooperatives.
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    Deadlines Approaching for Farmers and Ranchers

    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 thousands of farmers and ranchers across the country, some important deadlines are coming up. More>>

    Wounded Warriors go Fishing

    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.

    Kentucky Pro Bass Warrior is a non-profit that helps wounded soldiers and veterans by taking them on free fishing trips.
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    Important E.P.A. Update

    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 U.S. House of Representatives voted to block the proposed rule by the Environmental Protection Agency defining the waters of the United States.
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    Softball Team Faced Celebrity Opponents

    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.

    This past weekend the wounded warriors amputee softball team faced some celebrity opponents. More>>

    Bayer Cropscience Opens New Site

    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.

    Bayer Cropscience opened a new research and development site in California. More>>

    Nonprofit Hopes to Improve Nation’s Agricultural Economy

    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 nonprofit organization created by the Federal Government is expected to fund agriculture research through private donations.
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    Withdraws from Beef Checkoff Working Group

    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 National Farmers Union reports that its Board of Directors has voted to withdraw from the Beef Checkoff Working Group. More>>

    Corn has Lost Considerable Value

    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.

    Corn is considered America's top cash crop but experts say it has lost a considerable amount of value just in the past few years.
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    Husker Harvest Days 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.

    This year's Husker Harvest Days is now underway just outside of Grand Island, Nebraska.
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    Crop Update Shows Wheat Harvest Behind Average

    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.

    USDA's weekly crop update shows the spring wheat harvest in the northern belt is still 20% behind the 5-year average.
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    Western Sports Roundup: Outlaw Wins at Invitational

    Over the weekend, 22-year-old bull rider, Chase Outlaw won the PBR Built Ford Tough Series Jack Daniel's Invitational. More>>

    NAWG Submitted Concerns to USDA

    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 National Association of Wheat Growers has submitted their concerns to the USDA risk management agency. More>>

    Country Star Honored with Unique Exhibit

    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.

    Country star Crystal Gayle is being honored with a unique exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville. More>>

    Ag In Motion: A Mobile Science Agriculture Classroom

    Ag in Motion is a mobile science agriculture classroom that allows students to learn about agriculture in a unique environment. More>>

    Interesting Farm Equipment Usage

    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 agricultural census reveals some interesting information about the use of farm equipment.
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    Western Sports Roundup: A Look Back

    Amy Wilson takes us back to look at the recent reining victories of the World Equestrian Games.
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    Fruit and Vegetable Exports Approach Record Territory

    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 big rise is anticipated next year in U.S. horticultural exports as fruit and vegetable exports approach record territory. More>>

    AFBF and Georgetown University Update Eligibility Guidelines

    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 Farm Bureau Federation and Georgetown University's entrepreneurship initiative have updated eligibility guidelines.
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    New Livestock Pavilion in Virginia

    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 new livestock pavilion at the state fairgrounds of Virginia will help 4-H and FFA students show their animals while earning scholarships.
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    Farmers on the East Coast Happy with Pipeline

    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.

    Most North Carolina and West Virginia farmers are delighted with the proposal for a $5 billion dollar natural gas pipeline.
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    Ribbon is cut on $250m cellulosic biofuels plant

    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 of the country's top ethanol producers opened a 250-million dollar cellulosic ethanol plant in Emmetsburg, Iowa on Wednesday.
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    Hay Harvest in Texas is Looking Good

    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.

    Rains fall and the grass grows and Texas ranchers bale the benefits. For much of the state, this year's hay crop is a good one. More>>

    Wasps used to fight the Emerald Ash Borer

    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.

    Agriculture researchers with the University of Tennessee's Institute of Agriculture are battling the Emerald Ash Borer by releasing wasps.
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    Western Sports Roundup: Amy Wilson talks with Steer Wrestler KC Jones

    With his win at Ellensburg the seven time WNFR steer wrestler, KC Jones, is sitting just a few hundred dollars behind the first place man.
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    Moving forward with BIO FUEL

    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.

    Bio fuels has become an increasing part of agriculture.
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    THE SEARCH IS ON FOR BAD BOY MOWERS NEXT SPOKESMODEL

    Bad Boy Mowers is searching for the next Bad Boy Mowers Spokesmodel to represent their growing brand across the nation at industry expos, dealer-level events and television commercials.
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    Western Sports Roundup: USTRC qualifier update

    Despite losing his main head horse, PRCA team roper Charley Crawford and partner Shay Carrol are keeping their sights on the December WNFR.
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    Stamp of Approval

    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 series of stamps has been released in celebration of farmers markets across the country.
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    The latest irrigation technology

    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 prolonged dry spell has Kentucky farmers looking for ways to irrigate their crops, especially corn that was robbed of much needed rain at a crucial development stage.
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    Seasonal rain helped improve crop conditions

    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.

    Good to excellent corn ratings nationwide improved 1% to 74%.
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    Grenada farms find success

    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 developing island state is beginning to emerge despite its unique challenges.
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    Western Sports Roundup: PBR's Mike Lee went 3 for 3 in Thackerville

    2004 world champion Mike Lee stole the show in Thackerville with his three for three performance. More>>

    Exploring the use of drones

    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.

    Unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly known as drones, are a topic of debate around the country. Many agriculture experts say they could be very beneficial to farmers and rangers.
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    Western Sports Roundup: PBR event in Thackerville

    What's new for the Thackerville PBR Lineup? More>>

    Rail Car Shortage

    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 oil energy boom in North Dakota has taken up all available rail cars More>>

    Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Game

    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.

    Saturday, September 6th is the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Game with the Fort Riley All-Stars Celebrity game at 3pm at Kansas State University's Tointon Stadium.
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    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: 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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    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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      Droughts Take A Toll

      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 and ranchers in states like Oklahoma and Texas have been dealing with occasional bouts of drought for decades.
      Farmers and ranchers in states like Oklahoma and Texas have been dealing with occasional bouts of drought for decades.
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      Suit Filed to Stop USDA’s New Rules

      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 group Food and Water Watch has filed a lawsuit to stop the implementation of USDA's new poultry inspection rules.
      The group Food and Water Watch has filed a lawsuit to stop the implementation of USDA's new poultry inspection rules.
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      Best Time to Plant Grass Seed

      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 most people plant in the spring, the expert says that this is actually the best time of year for planting.
      While most people plant in the spring, the expert says that this is actually the best time of year for planting.
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    • Droughts Take A Toll

      Droughts Take A Toll

      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 and ranchers in states like Oklahoma and Texas have been dealing with occasional bouts of drought for decades.
      Farmers and ranchers in states like Oklahoma and Texas have been dealing with occasional bouts of drought for decades.
    • Crop Report Lines Up

      Crop Report Lines Up

      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 USDA crop report is in line with what agriculture experts have been saying for weeks.
      The latest USDA crop report is in line with what agriculture experts have been saying for weeks.
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      More Ears Means Bigger Corn 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.
      One of the reasons the USDA increased the size of this year's corn crop is because there are more ears per plant than usual.
      One of the reasons the USDA increased the size of this year's corn crop is because there are more ears per plant than usual.
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