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Classic Country: Grand Ole Opry Stars of the 50s

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NEW SHOW PREMIERES SAT NIGHT! – Vivid 35mm color film footage of the Grand Ole Opry's biggest stars of the 1950s!

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Day In The Life: The Washington Watch Video included

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Each spring broadcast members head to Washington D.C. to meet with industry leaders and congressional members, to discuss issues impacting agriculture and rural America. Today, NAFB takes us to Washington watch to see them in action. For young people interested in a career in farm broadcasting, visit the NAFB website. The NAFB Foundation offers multiple $5,000 college scholarships and can help students connect with potential internship opportunities.

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Heartland flooding impacts nation's waterways Video included

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Too much rain in the heartland has made 2019 a tough year in agriculture. But it's also caused major issues on the nation's waterways. RFD-TV'S John Jenkinson reports.

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Food prices see slight increase heading in to holiday season Video included

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The latest Consumer Price Index shows slight increases in food prices but as USDA's Rod Bain tells us, consumers putting together their holiday menu shouldn’t worry too much.

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Senator stands up for beef farmers Video included

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U.S. Senator Deb Fischer stands up for the meat industry in a published opinion piece. "America’s Beef Producers are not Villains" outlines that research finds beef cattle only produce 3-percent of the total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, while transportation and electrical industries generate 56-percent of our nation's total GHG emissions. Fischer adds we should keep trust in the hands of those who know best how meat gets to the family table.

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Dairy market optimistic for 2020 as Dean Foods folds

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The dairy industry is keeping a close eye on the 2020 outlook as America’s top milk producer, Dean Foods, files for bankruptcy. According to experts, a recent rebound in prices and more export opportunities signals a market turn around. Analyst, Bryan Doherty, is optimistic the issue is just a short-term disruption. As we previously reported, Dean Foods will keep the business operating but plans to reorganize debt & eventually sell the company. They may make a deal with th...

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Kentucky hemp farmers growing a "field of dreams" Video included

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Kentucky farmers are growing a different crop, and some are calling the state's next big "cash crop." Our Jason Lindsey hit the field to discover how some farmers are calling hemp their "field of dreams."

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AARP Live Minute: Avoiding Scams Aimed at Veterans

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Learn how to spot and avoid scams that are specifically aimed at military veterans.

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Channel Seed: Customized Service

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On this week's Seedsmanship Roadshow, we visit east-central Indiana and hear about the importance of customized service from farmer Brian Vencil and Channel Seedsman Colby Woods.

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WATCH: Reba McEntire performs 'Fancy' in stunning fashion at CMAs

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Reba McEntire had three wardrobe changes in less than five minutes as she thrilled the crowd and her fellow country stars with a fiery performance of 'Fancy.' It is no surprise that even at 64 Reba can still put on a show.

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Loretta Lynn makes appearance at CMA Awards

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At 87-years-old Loretta Lynn was in the crowd at the CMA Awards. 

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Day In The Life: Pam Jahke Video included

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For members of the National Association Of Farm Broadcasting, the job is in the office, in the field, and even in the shopping aisle. In their "Day in the Life" series, NAFB heads to the Badger State, where "Farm Director" is only part of the title and daily tasks for Pam Jahke, but this former NAFB President, wouldn't have it any other way. For young people interested in a career in farm broadcasting, visit the NAFB website. The NAFB Foundation offers ...

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Underground ASF vaccinations cause concern Video included

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As ASF spreads across Asia, underground vaccines being used in China stirs concern. According to Ag Web, officials found at least three illegal vaccine products are being used to immunize millions of hogs. The drug caused spontaneous abortions, skin issues, and, in some cases, death. Experts warn using these illegal vaccines could make it harder to eradicate the disease.

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Veterans Affairs must pay for ER visits Video included

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In a decision that could be worth billions of dollars, a federal appeals court rules that Veterans Affairs must pay for veteran's emergency room visits. According to NBC News, the Department of Veterans Affairs will have to reimburse veterans who got emergency care at non-VA facilities. The courts said rejecting the claims was unacceptable. Lawyers for the plaintiffs say that based on past estimates by the VA, it will have to pay back between 1.8 And 6.5 Billion dollars for claims f...

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Visiting Farms for Fall Fun Video included

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Fall is officially here, which means agri-tourism is in full swing. Today we visit a Georgia operation that has everything from corn mazes to hayrides and pumpkin patches, plus a Christmas tree farm. Damon Jones with the Georgia Farm Monitor has the story.

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Vilsack optimistic for dairy industry as Dean Foods folds Video included

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Dean Foods, America’s largest milk producer, files for bankruptcy. Speaking to the NAFB crowd, former Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack says there is optimism for the industry. According to Vilsack, potential export markets and a rebound in prices is helping the sector to improve in recent months.

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Garth Brooks takes home CMA Entertainer of the Year and full list of winners

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Garth Brooks took home the top honor at last night's CMA Awards as the Entertainer of the Year. 

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U.S. has most affordable grocery basket Video included

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Americans have the most affordable grocery basket than any other nation. That's according to a study by the American Farm Bureau Federation. The data found American consumers spend nearly 5 percent of their annual income on food, compared to high-income countries that spend four to eight percent of their income on food, low-income countries spend 50-percent of their household budget on food.

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American Poultry Farmers Regain Access to China Video included

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Washington, D.C., November 14, 2019 – United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue released the following statement on China’s decision to lift its ban on poultry imports from the United States: “The United States welcomes China’s decision to finally lift its unwarranted ban on U.S. poultry and poultry products. This is great news for both America’s farmers and China’s consumers,

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Rod Stewart unveils massive model train set

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British rocker Rod Stewart has just finished up a project that has nothing to do with music. After 23 years, he has completed a large model train set based on postwar Manhattan. 

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Michigan photographer snaps picture of three-antlered deer

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Five days prior to Michigan's deer rifle season, photographer Steve Lindberg captured quite the sight. 

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Set the table early, and more tips for Thanksgiving hosts

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Hosting Thanksgiving isn’t for the faint of heart. There are more dishes than you might usually serve. More timing concerns because of that. More pots and plates to wash. 

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A Full Life In Farming Video included

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Today we celebrate 100 years of the Farm Bureau and for one producer, agriculture and the organization have been part of his world since he can remember. Arkansas Farm Bureau introduces us to a man with a full and fascinating life in agriculture.

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Proposed tax changes for wealthy could shake up agriculture Video included

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As the 2020 Presidential Election nears, Democratic candidates are proposing big tax changes for the wealthy, but experts warn the tax plan could shake up agriculture. RFD-TV'S John Jenkinson explains.

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NASCAR reaches milestone on E-15 fuel Video included

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NASCAR has reached a significant milestone, with drivers surpassing 15-million miles on Sunoco Green E-15, a fuel made with 15% ethanol. NASCAR adopted E-15 in 2011 across its three national series to reduce emissions in the sport, while maintaining the high-performance standard needed by drivers.

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Day In The Life: Orion and Max Video included

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The goal of farm broadcasters is not only to deliver up-to-date news to farmers but also to educate consumers about where their food comes from. National Association of Farm Broadcasting gives us a look behind the scenes with a couple faces and voices familiar to RFD-TV & RuralRadio147

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Syngenta files patent infringement suit Video included

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Syngenta sues agrochemical company Atticus for patent infringement. The complaint, among other things, alleges several Atticus products infringe on certain Syngenta patents relating to the manufacture of azoxystrobin fungicide. The lawsuit seeks to stop the infringement, recover damages, and other monetary relief.

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An arctic blast threatens crop yields across the continental U.S. Video included

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An arctic blast threatens crop yields across the continental U.S. For farmers in the Midwest, cold weather will spur higher demand for livestock feed. One bonus; the temperatures froze muddy fields allowing machinery to get back into action. Bitter cold & freezing rain damages crops in Texas and other Gulf states. According to Dow Jones, the weather likely impacted cotton & peanuts in the Lone Star State. As of last week, only 50 percent of both crops are out of the fie...

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Trump: China is "dying" to make a deal. Video included

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President Donald Trump says China is dying to make a deal with the U.S. and they're close on a phase one agreement. The remarks came during a speech to the Economic Club of New York. The President says he will only accept a deal if it's good for his country and U.S. workers. Trump also says if no deal is reached, new tariffs will be levied. The two countries have yet to nail down a location for signing a phase one deal but the President says it could take place in a rural part of th...

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Costco warns of social media gift card scam

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Costco issued a warning on Facebook about a coupon scam making the rounds on the social media site.  

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Former grain trader gets 8 years in prison for $11M scam

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FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A former North Dakota grain trader who admitted to bilking farmers, elevators and commodity brokers out of millions of dollars was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in federal prison. U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland, who imposed the prison sentence, also ordered Hunter Hanson to pay $11 million in restitution. Hanson, 22, who became involved in the business shortly out of high school, pleaded guilty in July to wire fraud and money laundering for defrauding...

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A Day In The Life: Carah Hart

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Farm broadcasting has been a constant in the daily lives of farmers and ranchers as reporters deliver live, local, and current agriculture news. As the National Association Of Farm Broadcasting’s annual convention gets underway this week, NAFB gives us a behind-the-scenes look at the job; on the road with Carah Hart.

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Ending Hunger In Michigan

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Farm Bureau Insurance Agents continue their efforts to help the nearly two million people in Michigan who don't have access to healthy, nutritious food. The Michigan Farm Bureau has more.

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Pork study shows U.S. opportunity in international markets

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Pork is a critical part of international diets. A new study from the National Pork Board details short & long term opportunities for the industry in key foreign markets. RFD-TV's John Jenkinson reports.

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State of Ag Banks and Bankers

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This year has been all about challenges and agricultural banks and bankers aren't left out. We learn more about the state of the industry in this report from the Agricultural Banker’s Conference currently underway in Dallas, Texas.

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Ft Laramie receives generous donation for canal repair

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A generous donation takes the pressure off Nebraska and Wyoming landowners after a canal collapse. When the Ft. Laramie canal collapsed in July, more than 100-thousand acres of crops were left without water. In order to pay for the repairs, the district is raising irrigation assessment fees but a 131-thousand dollar donation will help offset those increases. The Art and Pat Damrow Trust donated the money. A trustee says the donors spent their life dedicated to agriculture. The ‘...

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Tyson Kansas Beef Plant to Reopen

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Tyson sees the Holcomb Kansas beef plant reopening in 60 days. That's according to CEO Noel White who calls it a conservative estimate. The plant represents about 5 percent of daily cattle slaughter capacity. Its shutdown from an August fire caused volumes in Tyson’s business to drop 4.2% In the fourth quarter. According to the company, the blaze also resulted in $31 million dollars of net incremental costs.

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Trade crucial to U.S. ag industry

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The United States is in the middle of several different trade deal negotiations and experts say trade is crucial to the U.S. ag industry. While the administration works to settle trade disputes and negotiate deals, the world population continues to grow and the United States continues to be a top food-producing nation. Brian Kuehl, with Farmers For Free Trade, says U.S. agriculture consistently exports more food than it imports. The United States is also a leader in product quality....

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96-year-old WWII veteran performs national anthem on harmonica at Madison Square Garden

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On Sunday, 96-year-old WWII veteran Pete DuPré got a chance to perform the Star Spangled Banner in front of a crowd of tens of thousands at Madison Square Garden prior to the New York Knicks game against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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Ohio-grown Christmas trees headed to troops overseas

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Tree farmers in Ohio are joining forces with the state to send a little holiday cheer to the troops overseas. The Ohio Department of Agriculture and the Ohio Christmas Tree Association are partnering on an effort that will ship more than 100 Christmas trees to military members stationed overseas. Growers will donate the trees and state inspectors will make sure they are free of pests and disease. Both groups will work with volunteers Tuesday to wrap, load...

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House lawmakers return with USMCA progress

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House lawmakers are back in D.C., and eyes are on the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement. Lawmakers have two weeks before the Thanksgiving break. Politico reports labor standards and enforcement of them are the main sticking points. Negotiators mostly resolved the other two issues: environmental standards, and prescription drug language. They caution it's not a done deal until it's done, but last week House Ag Committee Chairman Collin Peterson told reporters they could take it up this we...

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Alex Trebek chokes up after tribute from Jeopardy contestant

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Amid his battle with cancer, Jeopardy host Alex Trebek got very emotional in Monday's episode after receiving a heartwarming message from a contestant.  

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Teenager with down syndrome bags first buck in Minnesota

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A Minnesota teenager made the most of the state's deer rifle opener last weekend.  

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Changes announced to the Worker Protection Standards for farms

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Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler recently announced changes to the ‘Worker Protection Standards’ for farms. When finalized, they will provide much-needed assurance to farmers and applicators. National Cotton Council's Dr Don Parker shares what producers should be prepared for.

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Veteran is both Military Hero and Farm Hero Video included

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In the battle of Normandy, one man was captured and held as a prisoner for 10 months, then returned home to his family farm in Kentucky. Years later, he was awarded France's highest military honor. Here's his story.

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Ag community keeping watch on challenge to Maui County waste water rule.

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Maui County officials face-off with environmental groups over a waste water rule. RFD-TV's Marlin Bohling explains why the agriculture community is keeping a close eye on the case.

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Storm systems to further delay harvest

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Storm systems will likely drop snow across the corn belt today and a delayed harvest means some crops are still in the ground. National Weather Service advisories extend from Wyoming to the east of the Mississippi. Forecasters call for several inches of snow in eastern Iowa and the majority of Illinois. Indiana, Michigan, & Ohio are also expected to get hit with more than 6 inches possible in some areas.

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Activists sue the USDA

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The activist group "Food & Water Watch" has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department Of Agriculture under the Freedom Of Information Act. According to the organization, USDA has repeatedly denied requests for data & records used to create the "new swine inspection system" which the group considers a "gutting of the country's food-safety system."

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No relief from Missouri River flooding any time soon

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Experts say the flooded areas along the Missouri River will continue to see water, which means relief likely isn't coming any time soon. Areas surrounding the Missouri River have been underwater for nearly eight months, and 2019 record-setting rainfall has created over 3 billion dollars worth of damage so far. But experts say it's not over yet. It looks like 2020 may be another wet year. An international team of scientists forecasts an 80% chance of El Nino next year.

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Study shows cost of Chinese Tariffs on American business

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As the U.S. and China work toward signing a "phase one" agreement, a U.S. trade group is calling for both sides to follow through on efforts to remove tariffs. A new study from "Tariffs Hurt The Heartland" shows American consumers & businesses have paid an additional $38 billion dollars since the trade war began in February 2018 through September 2019. Spokesperson Jonathan Gold, says "this data offers concrete proof tariffs are taxes paid by American bu...

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Wet harvest creates propane supply challenges as farmers are forced to dry crops

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A wet, cold harvest season creates moisture concerns in Minnesota fields. To salvage this year's crop, many farmers are forced to dry their crops. But rising demand is creating supply challenges and farmers raise their concerns during this year's agri-growth meeting. Lynn Ketelsen reports.

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Veterans are smiling thanks to a Georgia teen.

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Veterans across the country are grinning from ear to ear thanks to one Georgia teen. Back in 2017, Amelia Day won a 4-H Youth In Action Award for her project, "Operation: Veteran Smiles". She and her team of volunteers create and deliver care packages to veterans in VA Hospitals. Along with those packages comes lots of joy and encouragement.

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Popular restaurants offering military discounts for Veterans Day

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Many restaurants throughout the country are offering gestures to servicemen and women this Veterans Day.  A military ID or discharge papers are typically required to receive the discount.  Here is a list of some restaurants offering free meals and other discounts:  Applebee's: Free meal from a special menu. Back Yard Burgers: Free Classic Burger. Bakers Square: Free Rise & Shine meal. Bar Louie: Free burger or flatbread up to $15. Beef 'O'...

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AARP Live Minute: Veterans Charity Scams

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As we get closer to Veterans Day, AARP takes a look at how scammers posing as charities could try to take advantage of you.

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WWII veteran graduates high school at 95

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Lewis Shaw left high school to join the Marine Corps in 1943. Now, the Oklahoma WWII veteran is finally graduating 76 years later.  

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Senior Adviser of National Drug Control Policy Talks About Opioid Epidemic

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The unique challenges of agriculture can often take a toll on producers. And as the nation's addiction crisis continues, the opioid epidemic weighs on rural communities. Efforts are underway to address the issue, with the declaration of a public health emergency. Senior Adviser at the White House Office Of National Drug Control Policy, Anne Hazlett, joins us to discuss what this administration is doing to help. There are support services out there for those suffering from addiction o...

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Lawmakers rushing to pass spending bill as government funding dwindles

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With less than 3 weeks until government funding runs out, lawmakers are accelerating efforts to pass a 2020 spending bill. But key details continue to divide Capitol Hill. RFD-TV's Marlin Bohling reports.

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Brazil farmers looking to expand acres in Amazon

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As a shift in fuel supplies boosts soybean demand in Brazil, growers look to expand acres in the Amazon. Traders will not buy beans sourced from specific land in the Amazon and are considering expanding the restricted area. Farmers say it is unfair and want the government to lift the ban. Some soy crushing groups warn more Amazon acres could limit sales in European markets where consumers demand more environmental accountability. According to Reuters, the president has not commented ...

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USMCA close to being ready but not before 2020

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi says she thinks USMCA is close to being ready, and although she thinks it can pass soon, she's unsure it will get passed by 2020. Republican leaders are unhappy with that prediction. RFD-TV's Corryn La Rue reports from Washington.

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Pork industry leaders unbothered by high Chinese tariffs

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Pork industry leaders aren't too worried about high Chinese tariffs on U.S. pork. A new report shows the country's per capita consumption is nearly 88 pounds per person per year. The National Pork Producers Council says African Swine Fever is creating short-term import needs due to the decrease in China's domestic pig population. The food and ag organization predicts China's pork output will fall by at least 20 percent this year. Their decimated herd is part of the reason the U.S. ha...

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More wet weather causing additional harvest delays

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More wet weather this weekend could mean additional harvest delays for farmers across the Ohio Valley. According to the latest USDA progress report, soggy fields pushed corn & soybean harvest behind the five-year average. A recent break in rainfall offered some relief to growers last week, but lower-than-normal temperatures kept fields from drying. Forecasters predict unfavorable weather will continue through the end of the month. Some farmers are considering paying extra for pr...

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The U.S. and China come to an agreement to cancel retaliatory tariffs in phases.

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The U.S. and China come to an agreement to cancel retaliatory tariffs in phases. Reuters cites the Chinese Commerce Ministry, which didn't specify a timetable. Both countries say they've been in constant contact to work out a phase one trade deal. On Wednesday, we reported China wanted tariff cancellations to be a part of it. A ministry spokesperson says both sides must simultaneously scrap some taxes, but the number to be canceled can be negotiated. China may also remove restricti...

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Farming without sunshine at the Fresh Electric Farm

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Some farmers don't need sunshine to produce abundant food. The University Of Tennessee’s Institute Of Agriculture teams up with several utility & energy agencies for an experimental way to grow nutritious crops. Charles Denney has that story.

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Survey shows most midwest farmers support tariffs

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Most midwest farmers support tariffs on Chinese goods. A survey by Iowa State University shows 56 percent of the 700 farmers polled are on board with the taxes. In addition, almost 90 percent say 2018 trade payments were really helpful. According to Brownfield Ag News the survey was conducted last spring and focused on Minnesota, Iowa, and Illinois. ISU economist Wendong Zhang helped coordinate the survey. “One of the most important findings is that, despite the income shock ...

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Trade Negotiations Continue as 2020 Deadline Draws Near

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Negotiations continue with both the U.S. Mexico Canada agreement and China trade deals as 2020 creeps closer. Although House Speaker Nancy Pelosi recently predicted USMCA talks will get done this year, USDA leaders say getting the trade deal to the house floor in the next few weeks is crucial. But Senator Chuck Grassley says even if the working group negotiates USMCA hurdles, the new details will have to be passed in an additional deal. Grassley says U.S. negotiators all over China ...

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Channel Seed: Built on Relationships

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On this week's Seedsmanship Roadshow, we visit east-central Indiana and hear about the importance of relationships from farmer Drew McGurk and Channel Seedsman Kevin Peterson.

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Midwest faces late harvest as more weather moves in.

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The fall harvest is late, and now snow has been added to the list of problems across a large part of the Midwest. University of Illinois' Todd Gleason has more on the issues farmers are facing.

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Court Decision in Organic Livestock Rule Coming Soon

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A court decision on the Organic Livestock Rule is coming in 2020. The Organic Trade Association asked the U.S. District Court to rule in its favor on its lawsuit against the USDA. The motion for summary judgment says the USDA acted unlawfully in withdrawing livestock standards it will advance the case scheduled to be finalized by the end of January. Researchers compare the value of conventional versus organic farmland. Ag research firm Mercaris, tells Brownfield Ag News they are sti...

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A Bountiful Harvest After A Tough Spring

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It's been a tough year for many. One dairy farmer thought planting delays and tough milk prices may result in a big decision for his operation. Michigan Farm Bureau shares how the eternal optimist came out in this Northern farmer.

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Daughter Carries on Family Farm Traditions

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After attending college, one woman realized she could not get away from her agriculture roots and decided to take over her father's operation. The Arkansas Farm Bureau shares their story.

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Apple Harvest Might Set Record

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While some crops struggled with late snows and cooler temperatures, apples are keeping their head above water. Washington Apple Commission President Todd Fryhover says growers aren't complaining, and fall temperatures have been exceptional. He says the cooler conditions might have actually helped. Fryhover says this year could possibly be a record crop, and he is optimistic about the improvement in color, sugar, and new varieties.

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2/3 of U.S. can expect a warmer winter according to the NOAA

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Some farmers can expect a warmer than average winter... That's according to the National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration Winter Outlook Map. The data found, the Southern two-thirds of the country should see above-normal temperatures, and the Northern states will experience normal temperatures. USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey says cool weather will hit parts of the midwest.

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Cattle raisers applaud new agriculture legislation

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The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association President praised the United States House Monday for a series of bipartisan bills that will benefit cattle producers. 

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Arkansas man charged with 382 crimes in connection to stolen, neglected cattle

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Following a joint, multistate investigation, an Arkansas man has been hit with 382 criminal charges for knowingly receiving stolen cattle amongst many other crimes.  

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Owner of Oregon horse center arrested, 61 horses seized

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CRESWELL, Ore. (AP) — A total of 61 horses were removed Wednesday from DeLeonardo Training Center in Creswell. The Register-Guard reports property owner Gwenyth Davies was arrested and cited in lieu of custody for second-degree animal neglect. 

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Washington State Potato Growers Say the Recent Japan Trade Deal will be Good for Them

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Despite the trade deal there is still more opportunity for fresh potatoes while Japan could be one of the largest markets for U.S. growers if it is freely opened.

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The 92nd National FFA Convention - Day 4 Highlights

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Check out all the highlights from the event's final day!

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2019-2020 National FFA Officers Elected

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The 92nd National FFA Convention - Day 3 Highlights

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Demand for Dark Chicken Meat is Increasing

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Producers and markets seek to adapt to shifting consumer preferences.

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California's Oldest Dairy Is Closing

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Family has lived on the same land and been in the dairy business for 125 years.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Scenes from FFA Convention and Expo 2019, Part 2

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Check out more photos from this year's FFA Convention and Expo. 

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Kincade Fire Has Destroyed 76,000 Acres in Sonoma County California

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A local Farm Bureau representative joins us live via phone to detail the destruction.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Scenes from FFA Convention and Expo 2019

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Check out a gallery of photos from the 92nd FFA Convention and Expo. 

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    Brule: Silent Star Night, A Christmas Show is a powerful performance that features the four piece band performing a unique combination of recognizable holiday melodies accompanied by Native American rhythms, sounds, and dance.

    Brule: Silent Star Night, A Christmas Show is a powerful performance that features the four piece band performing a unique combination of recognizable holiday melodies accompanied by Native American rhythms, sounds, and dance.

  • The Agricultural News & Rural Content Act of 2019

    The Agricultural News & Rural Content Act of 2019

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    Your support is needed to push this critical legislation across the finish line. Find out how you can help!

    Your support is needed to push this critical legislation across the finish line. Find out how you can help!

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