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Rory Feek Shares New Plans for 2020 Video included

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At a special event at RFD-TV's studios on Nashville's Music Row, Rory Feek unveiled plans for a variety of new shows planned for release in the coming year on the network.

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Texas woman charged with felony theft of livestock

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A 41-year-old Texas woman was arrested and charged third-degree felony theft of livestock last week following an investigation from a Special Ranger of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association. 

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Sesame Street puppeteer Caroll Spinney dies at age 85

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Caroll Spinney, who gave Big Bird his warmth and Oscar the Grouch his growl for nearly 50 years on “Sesame Street,” died Sunday at the age of 85 at his home in Connecticut, according to the Sesame Workshop. 

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Wyoming governor requests disaster help for beet farmers

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon is asking for a federal disaster declaration to help farmers affected by cold weather in October. Two cold spells with warm weather in between harmed sugar beet crops in northern and southeastern Wyoming. 

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Wrangler NFR 2019: 61-year-old Dona Kay Rule wins Round 2 of barrel racing

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Age is nothing but a number!  At 61-years-old, Dona Kay Rule qualified for NFR for the first time and she didn't stop there. With a time of 13.69 seconds Friday night, she won Round 2 of barrel racing by four-tenths of a second. 

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AARP Live Minute: Online Shopping Scams Video included

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

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EPA rejects ban on poison bombs against cattle predators

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Trappers can keep using sodium cyanide bombs to kill coyotes and other livestock predators, the Trump administration said Thursday, rejecting calls for a ban despite repeated instances of the devices also poisoning other wildlife, pets and people.

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2019 NFR Award Winners named. Video included

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An "attitude of gratitude" was celebrated last night in Las Vegas. Each year, that gratitude is expressed at the annual PRCA Awards Banquet before the start of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo.  Purina Horse of the Year – Little Smart Leo “Big Time,” owned by Tyler Milligan (tie-down roping); Do Get Famous “Rattle,” owned by Matt Reeves and Savanah Reeves (steer wrestling); Jewels Smoke Screen “Smoke,” owned by Br...

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FAPC Predicts top food trends 2020

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Protein options, refrigerated snacks, a new generation of foodies and more are on the menu for 2020, as the Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center selects the hottest food trends for the upcoming year. Andrea Graves, FAPC business planning and marketing specialist, said change is inevitable and trends help indicate what is coming next. “Businesses need to pay attention to trends in order to find new growth opportunities and their target a...

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African Swine Fever reaches Poland; kills wild boar

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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — An outbreak of African swine fever in Poland near the German border has killed 21 wild boar, the agriculture minister said Wednesday. Authorities were adding 56 kilometers (34 miles) to a previously installed 80-kilometer (48-mile) fence; local hunters were instructed to eliminate all wild boar in the area near the town of Zielona Gora; and Army soldiers were combing forests in search of fallen animals, said Agriculture Minister Jan Krzysztof Ardanowski. ...

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Michigan farm donates more than 400 Christmas trees to military families

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A Michigan Christmas tree farm is making sure our armed forces don't go without getting any holiday cheer.  On Monday, Wahmaoff Farms Nursey had about 100 volunteers help load 465 Christmas trees to be sent to military personnel and their families and Fort Knox and Fort Hood.  

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Tennessee wins grant to study genetic information of cattle

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Researchers at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture have landed a $156,000 grant to look into opportunities to market cattle using genetic information. The money from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service will fuel the study at the seedstock, cow-calf and stocker producer stages of the beef supply chain, the institute said in a news release. The research aims to provide cattle producers information to h...

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Montana federal farm subsidies for grow to $114M

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Data indicates federal subsidies distributed to Montana farmers to offset losses resulting from U.S. trade wars have increased to more than $114 million. 

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Authorities probe wounding of horse that was apparently shot in Virginia

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ASHLAND, Va. (AP) — Authorities in Virginia are investigating what happened to a horse that appears to have been shot in the chest. News outlets report the horse named Penny was found wounded last week. 

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Channel Seed: Side-by-Side Video included

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In west-central Indiana, third generation farmer Justin Campbell discusses the benefits of working side-by-side with Channel Seedsman Frank Miklozek.

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Online cheese sales surge in 2019 Video included

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Online cheese sales are up to almost half a billion dollars this year and e-commerce sales will be north of 440 million by the end of the year. Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin say research shows that cheese is in demand because it’s packed with protein and good fat. The organization encourages people to purchase Wisconsin cheese gift baskets for the holiday season. They have twelve different options on their website plus free shipping through Cyber Monday. The website is wisconsinc...

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Bison a bright spot for agriculture in Kansas, nation

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HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — One of the promising industries for agriculture harkens back to the days when bison roamed the Kansas prairie. The Hutchinson News reports that when Moundridge rancher Dick Gehring started his bison ranch more than 30 years ago, he did it for the money. The animals quickly became his passion. 

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New Mexico grant trying to making cattle ranching more sustainable

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LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State University is getting a grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture to study how to make cattle ranching more sustainable. The $8.9 million grant has been awarded to NMSU’s College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences. The work is geared toward improving the sustainability of beef production in the southwestern U.S., where environmental conditions are driving up the cost of raising cattle. The resear...

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Channel Seed: Earned Trust Video included

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We visit central Michigan, where farmer Sam Moeggenborg is grateful for the expertise of Channel Seedsman Todd Stoneman, as together the two have weathered a year filled with less than ideal conditions.

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Authorities identify men charged after horses found dead in Illinois

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MARENGO, Ill. (AP) — Authorities have identified two men charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty after two horses were found dead and five others severely malnourished in northern Illinois. 

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Reward offered for stolen Oklahoma cattle

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Investigators are seeking information on a cattle rustling case in Jefferson County, Oklahoma. Special Ranger John Bradshaw of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association 

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Horse pulled behind pickup in Colorado prompts investigation

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A since-deleted Facebook post of a horse being tied to and dragged behind a pickup truck for about a minute has sparked outrage and animal abuse investigations in Colorado. 

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Texas man sentenced for 2016 cattle theft after three-day trial

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One day after Dusty Lynn Thompson was found guilty of cattle theft, the Texas man was sentenced to five years of community supervision and a $5,000 fine.  

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Four people injured during deer opener in Wisconsin

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Four people are recovering after they were shot during the opening weekend of Wisconsin’s gun deer hunt. 

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Former Ag Secretary endorses Biden for 2020 Video included

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As the race for the Oval Office continues, one former agriculture leader throws his support behind a Democratic candidate. AgriPulse reports, former Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack will endorse presidential hopeful - Joe Biden. Vilsack tells USA Today, Biden is "committed to rebuilding the middle class in small-town America." Earlier this year, Biden released his rural economic development strategy. It includes support for beginning farmers & ranchers, plus promises to expan...

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Wild cows returned home after hurricane

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CAPE LOOKOUT, N.C. (AP) — A trio of castaway wild cows have returned home after being found on North Carolina’s Outer Banks, where they apparently washed up after swimming for miles to escape Hurricane Dorian ’s storm surge. 

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Wildlife biologists fly mule deer for herd-health project in Utah

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ANTELOPE ISLAND, Utah (AP) — Utah state wildlife officials gathered mule deer on Antelope Island this week and flew them by helicopter to biologists studying the health of the herd.

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Deck the Halls with Great Programming!

Christmas Programming on RFD-TV Christmas Programming on RFD-TV

See our list of special Christmas programming on RFD-TV – including a 5 hour musical marathon on Christmas Day!

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  • RURAL AMERICA LIVE with Total Feeds

    RURAL AMERICA LIVE with Total Feeds

    Tuesday, October 22 2019 2:36 PM EDT2019-10-22 18:36:38 GMT
    RURAL AMERICA LIVE with Total FeedsRURAL AMERICA LIVE with Total Feeds
    RURAL AMERICA LIVE with Total FeedsRURAL AMERICA LIVE with Total Feeds

    Mon, Dec 9 - 8 PM ET | 7 PM CT | 6 PM MT | 5 PM PT Dr. Harry Anderson, owner and founder of Total Feeds, will be showcasing some amazing first hand results from the users of Total People Plus, Total Canine, Total Bull, Total Bird and Total Equine. Be sure to call in with your questions and learn more about the nutritional and healing benefits of Total Feeds products.  For more information, visit: totalfeeds.com

    Mon, Dec 9 - 8 PM ET | 7 PM CT | 6 PM MT | 5 PM PT Dr. Harry Anderson, owner and founder of Total Feeds, will be showcasing some amazing first hand results from the users of Total People Plus, Total Canine, Total Bull, Total Bird and Total Equine. Be sure to call in with your questions and learn more about the nutritional and healing benefits of Total Feeds products.  For more information, visit: totalfeeds.com

  • Classic Country: Grand Ole Opry Stars of the 50s

    Classic Country: Grand Ole Opry Stars of the 50s

    Wednesday, November 13 2019 4:26 PM EST2019-11-13 21:26:50 GMT

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

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

  • Live at Billy Bob's Texas

    Live at Billy Bob's Texas

    Wednesday, March 13 2019 1:23 PM EDT2019-03-13 17:23:55 GMT
    Live at Billy Bob's TexasLive at Billy Bob's Texas
    Live at Billy Bob's TexasLive at Billy Bob's Texas

    Live on-stage performances, exclusive interviews, one offs from up-and-comers and intimate backstage acoustic serenades – from icons like Willie Nelson and David Allan Coe to newer artists like Shooter Jennings – at “The World’s Largest Honky Tonk.”

    Live on-stage performances, exclusive interviews, one offs from up-and-comers and intimate backstage acoustic serenades – from icons like Willie Nelson and David Allan Coe to newer artists like Shooter Jennings – at “The World’s Largest Honky Tonk.”

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  • Deck the Halls with Great Programming!

    Deck the Halls with Great Programming!

    Christmas Programming on RFD-TVChristmas Programming on RFD-TV
    Christmas Programming on RFD-TVChristmas Programming on RFD-TV

    See our list of special Christmas programming on RFD-TV – including a 5 hour musical marathon on Christmas Day!

    See our list of special Christmas programming on RFD-TV – including a 5 hour musical marathon on Christmas Day!

  • Brule Christmas Tickets

    Brule Christmas Tickets

    Thursday, September 5 2019 5:10 PM EDT2019-09-05 21:10:26 GMT
    Brule Christmas TicketsBrule Christmas Tickets
    Brule Christmas TicketsBrule Christmas Tickets

    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

    Tuesday, May 28 2019 3:31 PM EDT2019-05-28 19:31:38 GMT
    The Ag News & Rural Content Act of 2019 - MDR, Mem Day, 2019The Ag News & Rural Content Act of 2019 - MDR, Mem Day, 2019
    The Ag News & Rural Content Act of 2019 - MDR, Mem Day, 2019The Ag News & Rural Content Act of 2019 - MDR, Mem Day, 2019

    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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