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TONIGHT! – 8 PM ET | 7 PM CT | 6 PM MT | 5 PM PT – We sit down with the TX Commissioner of Ag Sid Miller and the AR Secretary of Ag Wes Ward to talk about issues facing farmers and ranchers in rural America today.

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Heat Wave is Affecting Cattle and Farmers

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High temperatures are dangerous to cattle and farmers as well. It is imperative to lessen heat stress in cattle by providing more water, shade and increasing air flow.

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USDA To Relocate Some Employees to Kansas City

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The USDA attempt to move employees from Washington D.C. to Kansas City is facing hurdles in Congress as well as challenges among current employees who have not been given a clear timeline on when the move will take place.

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Intellectual Property Theft of Seeds and Ag Technology is Growing

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America faces continuing threats to agricultural intellectual property theft from foreign entities.  According to the FBI the threat to Ag technology piracy is growing.

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Wyffels Field Focus: Focusing Solely on Corn

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At Wyffels Hybrids it’s “all corn, all the time.”

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Coastal Communities See Economic Potential in the Protection of Estuaries

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July 8, 2019 NASHVILLE, Tenn (RFD-TV) With the start of hurricane season the importance of America’s coasts and estuaries come to the forefront. Lawmakers see preserving estuaries as one key to protecting communities and providing the first line of defense against the impact of climate change on coastal areas. Sarah Mock reports.

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Hesston Knows Hay: Choosing the Best Variety For Your Farm

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Hesston by Massey Ferguson have been leaders in quality hay producing technology since 1955. In this segment: Choosing the Best Variety For Your Farm.

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AARP Live Minute: Protecting Your Social Security Number

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In this AARP Live Minute: Sarah Jennings looks at four ways to protect your Social Security number.

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Slow Crop Progress and a Potential Early Frost Face Farmers in 2019

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Corn and soybean crops are experiencing slow progress as a result a late planting season in 2019.

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AARP Live Minute: Protecting Your Medical Identity

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In this AARP Live Minute: Sarah Jennings looks at four ways to protect your medical identity

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Strawberry, Watermelon, Pumpkin and Other Specialty Crop Growers Face Continuing Challenges

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Specialty crop growers face serious challenges in the current climate.

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Democratic Presidential Candidates Face Off in Two Debates

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20 Democratic presidential candidates locked horns in two debates this week. RFD-TV looks at their policy perspectives and what they mean for rural America. 

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Mr. Fish Transport

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If you can't get to the fish, Mr. Fish Transport will bring them to you and stock your pond with catfish, bluegill, bass, and more.

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Tickets for THE AMERICAN 2020 Now on Sale!

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March 7–8, 2020 – Watch as the Top 10 rodeo athletes in the world compete against everyday cowboys and cowgirls for the biggest 2-day payout in rodeo!

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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!

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Precision Nutrition by Amaferm Visits With Andres Stock Farm in Illinois

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In this segment of Precision Nutrition we visit Andres stock farm in Manchester, Illinois who works with Agridine to add Precision Nutrition by Amaferm to their cattle supplement.

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China agrees to continue trade talks with the U.S. at the G20 Meeting in Osaka Japan

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President Trump’s visit to the G20 in Osaka, Japan appears promising for American farmers as China agrees to continue trade talks.

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AARP Live Minute: Three Ways to Avoid Utility Scams

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In this AARP Live Minute: Sarah Jennings discusses three ways to avoid utility scams. 

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Precision Nutrition by Amaferm Visits Agridine

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June 25, 2019 Biozyme is an animal health and nutrition company based in Saint Joseph, Missouri which provides products that improve performance and profits.Their premiere precision-based feed supplement, Amaferm, is a prebiotic that promotes intake, and allows for more digestibility and more nutrient absorption. In this segment, we visit Agridine who manufactures Mix 30 nutrition supplement.

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Deferred Maintenance at National Parks and Forests Is Leading to More Future Costs

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June 24, 2019

Millions of Americans visit national parks and forests each year. Currently there is over $19.4 Billion in deferred maintenance in the national park system. There is bipartisan agreement that deferred maintenance cannot last forever. Sarah Mock reports from Washington.

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Heston Knows Hay: Planting Tips

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In this segment: Alfalfa planting tips. 

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AARP Live Minute: Four Ways to Avoid Debt Relief Scams

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In this AARP Live Minute: Sarah Jennings discusses four ways to avoid debt relief scams.

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Former Employees of Fair Oaks Farms Face Criminal Charges for Animal Abuse

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Deputies filed charges after the release of a graphic video showing animal abuse by workers at Fair Oaks Farms. Other operations are considering voluntary outside audits to help prevent animal abuse.

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Precision Nutrition by Amaferm Visits Freeman Ranches in Oklahoma

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Biozyme is an animal health and nutrition company which provides products that improve performance and profits.Their premiere precision-based feed supplement, Amaferm, is a prebiotic that promotes intake, and allows for more digestibility and more nutrient absorption. In this segment, we visit the Freeman Ranches in Fairfax Oklahoma. 

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Precision Nutrition by Amaferm Visits with the Howard Family Ranch

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In this segment, we visit the Howard Family Ranch who uses Precision Nutrition by Amaferm to increase health and more efficient gain in their herd.

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AARP Live Minute: Four Ways to Avoid Illegal Robocalls

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In this AARP Live Minute: Sarah Jennings discusses four ways to avoid illegal robocalls.

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The FCC Has Released the 2019 Broadband Report

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As the FCC releases the 2019  broadband deployment report Zach Cikanek of "Connect Americans Now" warns the report may be skewed by faulty data.

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Changes to Crop Chemicals May be Coming From the EPA

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EPA is currently reconsidering most pesticides and chemicals available to farmers. Over 1,100 active ingredients are being reviewed.

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The Debate Over Whether Farmers Should be Able to Repair Their Equipment Heats Up

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The push back from farmers and ranchers toward manufacturer’s equipment repair restrictions has resulted in new rules from the Association of Equipment Manufacturing (AEM) coming in 2021. Additionally, federal “Right to Repair” legislation is in the works, which goes beyond what the AEM is offering.

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Trade Aid is Beginning to Crystallize

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Secretary of Ag Purdue has presented more details on agriculture trade aid and how it will be available. 

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Heston Knows Hay: Selecting the Best Varieties

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In this episode Dan Undersander describes selecting the best varieties for different operations.

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AARP Live Minute: Four Ways to Save Money on Food

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In this AARP Live Minute: Sarah Jennings shares four ways for seniors to save on food.

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China Confirms a New African Swine Fever Outbreak

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China has reported over 100 swine fever outbreaks in its provinces since August of 2018.

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House Democratic Leaders Form a New Rural Broadband Task Force

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With many rural areas not getting the access that urban areas receive, the Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA) seeks to bridge that gap.

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Many Farmers and Ag Groups are Losing Patience Over the Escalating Trade War with China

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The mood in farm country remains down as frustrations rise. With increased tariffs on Chinese products a new round of retaliatory tariffs on farm products are expected from China.

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Frustration in the Ag Trade with China Continues

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Despite the desire for a trade deal, frustration is still running high among American Ag trade negotiators.

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Trade with China Returns to the Spotlight

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As the U.S., Mexico, Canada Trade Agreement continues to move forward, American trade negotiators look to make progress with China and on other trade fronts in the coming weeks. 

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Help RFD-TV Honor Those Who Teach Rural America’s Next Generation!

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Submit your nominations at ffatoday@rfdtv.com

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Hesston Knows Hay: Tips on How to Store Hay

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In this segment tips for how to store hay. For more information visit www.Hesston.com.

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USDA Releases Trade Aid Details

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Details are emerging of the second agriculture trade aid package from the USDA.

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Senator Marsha Blackburn Joins Market Day Report

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U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn sat down with Market Day Report today to discuss the needs of rural America.

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AARP Live Minute: Four Ways to Save Money

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AARP works to connect Americans from the big city to rural America. In this AARP Live Minute: Sarah Jennings shares four easy ways to save cash.

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Precision Nutrition by Amaferm Visits with Freeman Ranches in Oklahoma

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In this segment, we visit Freeman Ranches in Fairfax Oklahoma and learn how they use Amaferm to improve performance in their cow calf operation.

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Secretary of Agriculture Purdue is Expecting a Hike in Aid to Farmers to Make up for Losses From the Trade Dispute with China

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Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Purdue is expecting a hike in aid to farmers to help make up for losses due to the current trade dispute with China. 

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Meat and Dairy Prices are Projected to Rise in the Next Year

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Meat and dairy prices projected to go up

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Hesston Knows Hay: Planting Tips

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In this episode of Hesston Knows Hay Dan Undersander describes the best planting techniques for different soil types.

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The Trump Administration Promises More Farm Relief

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As current trade negotiations drag out the Trump administration is looking to add more Ag support and farm relief.

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Farmers Continue to Face Serious Challenges to Profitability

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Farmers continue to face tremendous risk exposure due to drops in the value of crop insurance along with continued decreases in crop prices.

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Hesston Knows Hay: Preparing the Soil and Field

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In this episode, Dan Undersander and Dan Putnam share the steps to maximize the yield of alfalfa.

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AARP Live Minute: Four Ways to Pay Less for Electricity, Internet and Water

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In this AARP Live Minute: Sarah Jennings shares four ways to save on utilities.

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Congress Makes Another Attempt at a Disaster Relief Bill

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The House of Representatives is proposing another supplemental disaster relief bill for those communities damaged by recent weather events.

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Fourteen States Test Their Response Plan to a Potential African Swine Fever Outbreak

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As more African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreaks occur across the globe North American producers make plans for a response to a potential outbreak in America.

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AARP Live Minute: Six Ways to Prepare Your Estate Plan

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AARP Live Minute: Sarah Jennings looks at wills, durable power of attorney, beneficiaries and more.

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A Bipartisan $2 Trillion Infrastructure Package Has Been Agreed to by Congress and the Trump Administration

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The infrastructure package not only includes roads, bridges and water, but also puts an emphasis on broadband expansion and the power grid. Details of funding the plan is to be worked out in the coming weeks.

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Thu, Aug 1 – 10 PM ET | 9 PM CT | 8 PM MT | 7 PM PT – We sit down with the AL Commissioner of Ag Rick Pate, GA Commissioner of Ag Gary Black and WV Commissioner of Ag Kent Leonhardt to talk about issues facing farmers and ranchers in rural America today.

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RURAL AMERICA LIVE with Farmers First Trust

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Thu, Jul 11 – 10 PM ET | 9 PM CT | 8 PM MT | 7 PM PT – Discover how to protect profits from the sale of your farm – deferring taxes and receiving up to 95% of your sale right now!

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Mon, Jul 15 – 8 PM ET | 7 PM CT | 6 PM MT | 5 PM PT – Whether you’re a veteran or a newbie, Henry has an American-made rifle or shotgun to bring you a successful hunt.

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Thu, Jun 20 – 10 PM ET | 9 PM CT | 8 PM MT | 7 PM PT – Frank Abagnale, the real life imposter who inspired the movie “Catch Me If You Can,” will share his best tips for protecting your identity and answer your questions LIVE.

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RURAL AMERICA LIVE with UNMC

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Thu, Jun 13 – 10 PM ET | 9 PM CT | 8 PM MT | 7 PM PT – A look at air quality issues – especially dust exposure and seasonal allergies – that farmers regularly have to contend with.

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The Texas Bucket List

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  • RURAL AMERICA LIVE with NASDA, pt 1

    RURAL AMERICA LIVE with NASDA, pt 1

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    RURAL AMERICA LIVE with NASDARURAL AMERICA LIVE with NASDA

    TONIGHT! – 8 PM ET | 7 PM CT | 6 PM MT | 5 PM PT – We sit down with the TX Commissioner of Ag Sid Miller and the AR Secretary of Ag Wes Ward to talk about issues facing farmers and ranchers in rural America today.

    TONIGHT! – 8 PM ET | 7 PM CT | 6 PM MT | 5 PM PT – We sit down with the TX Commissioner of Ag Sid Miller and the AR Secretary of Ag Wes Ward to talk about issues facing farmers and ranchers in rural America today.

  • FFA Today

    FFA Today

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    FFA TodayFFA Today

    MONDAYS – 7 PM ET | 6 PM CT | 5 PM MT | 4 PM PT – Check out FFA Today, a fun and fast-paced show featuring fascinating stories about amazing kids and unique agriculture industries. FFA helps prepare students for careers in the science, business and technology areas of agriculture. It functions as part of a school's agricultural education program, helping to combine rigorous academic instruction with relevant hands-on experience.

    MONDAYS – 7 PM ET | 6 PM CT | 5 PM MT | 4 PM PT – Check out FFA Today, a fun and fast-paced show featuring fascinating stories about amazing kids and unique agriculture industries. FFA helps prepare students for careers in the science, business and technology areas of agriculture. It functions as part of a school's agricultural education program, helping to combine rigorous academic instruction with relevant hands-on experience.

  • HEE HAW

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    HEE HAW ran for more than twenty years as THE variety show for rural America.

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