USDA Crop Progress Report-- September 26, 2022

USDA Crop Progress Report-- September 26, 2022

"You really need to be vigilant in a case of an infectious disease of the magnitude of Foot and Mouth Disease"

"You really need to be vigilant in a case of an infectious disease of the magnitude of Foot and Mouth Disease"

A Fish Niche: Meet the Arkansas Catfish Farmer of the Year!

A Fish Niche: Meet the Arkansas Catfish Farmer of the Year!

Possible record-breaking blue cat pulled from Cumberland River, TN

Possible record-breaking blue cat pulled from Cumberland River, TN

Plant-Based Drink Sales: People aren't drinking them like they have been

Plant-Based Drink Sales: People aren't drinking them like they have been

Grand Opening: Thunder Ridge Nature's Arena

Grand Opening: Thunder Ridge Nature's Arena

Lehman's Fall for This Sweepstakes

Lehman's Fall for This Sweepstakes

Pivot Bio Originals

Pivot Bio Originals

The New Crop

The New Crop

Exmark Backyard Life

Exmark Backyard Life

The Rural Americans - Herschel Walker

The Rural Americans - Herschel Walker

Possible record-breaking blue cat pulled from Cumberland River, TN

On Sunday, a Tennessee fisherman reeled in a "Cumberland River Monster."

Plant-Based Drink Sales: People aren't drinking them like they have been

National Milk Producers Federation says plant-based drink sales are down because of consumer behavior changes.

Everyone meet Spud the Bull

A Hereford bull in Louisiana is taking over the internet and winning hearts on social media. 

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RFD-TV Weather Forecast - Monday, September 26, 2022
RFD-TV Weather Forecast - Monday, September 26, 2022

MDR morning weather forecast, Monday, September 26, 2022. (9:20 AM ET)

Strong Sales: Restaurant sales in August reaches new record high
Strong Sales: Restaurant sales in August reaches new record high

Restaurant sales in August were the strongest in five months due to price increases and improved consumer confidence.

GA's pecan producers are gearing up for #Harvest22
GA's pecan producers are gearing up for #Harvest22

Georgia's pecan producers recently gathered for a field day as they gear up for harvest. The Farm Monitor takes us on location for the event. 

New legislation introduced to double investments in ag export programs
New legislation introduced to double investments in ag export programs

Efforts are underway to expand U.S. ag trade and exports. Lawmakers recently introduced legislation to double funding for USDA's market access and Foreign Market Development programs.

Farm Bill Discussions: What's setting the stage?
Farm Bill Discussions: What's setting the stage?

A policy expert explains what he sees ahead for the new legislation.

Sustainable Food Systems 101
Sustainable Food Systems 101

Grad students in Kentucky are studying sustainable food systems in a brand new class.

How to focus on good forage management during dry times
How to focus on good forage management during dry times

As parts of the U.S. still struggle with drought, feeding cattle amid those conditions can be stressful.

Corn is feeling the effects of a strong U.S. dollar, but will it pick up?
Corn is feeling the effects of a strong U.S. dollar, but will it pick up?

U.S. Grains Council says corn exports in the new marketing year are off to a slow start.

Expert offers insight into basic boundary principles for producers
Expert offers insight into basic boundary principles for producers

For rural residents, fences are generally considered by the landowners to be the boundaries. However, by law, the actual boundary is an imaginary line identified by the deed.

Trucks are rolling into grain elevators across the Corn Belt
Trucks are rolling into grain elevators across the Corn Belt

With harvest underway, trucks with grain are making their way to grain elevators.

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FFA Today

FFA Today

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.

Country Rebel honored Waylon Jennings with a family and friends musical celebration!

In the history of country music, there are names that just stand out as a pillar of the art form. Waylon Jennings is one of them. Check out Country Rebel's birthday celebration of the Hoss.

Grandchildren of two music legends are keeping classic country alive

Country legends Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn dominated the scene at the height of their careers. Now, watch their grandchildren pick up the mic and honor their legacy.

Mecum Gone Farmin' to auction extraordinary collection of the George & June Schaaf Museum

An exceptional private collection containing some of the most unique and rare prairie tractors will be offered by Mecum Gone Farmin’ at a live, on-site auction this Sept. 30-Oct. 1 in Frankfort, Illinois.

Economist: Cattle industry will prevail despite a rough couple of years

One economist believes that though people are changing their spending habits, the current herd contraction will continue.

Trucks are rolling into grain elevators across the Corn Belt

With harvest underway, trucks with grain are making their way to grain elevators.