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Crop Insurance Deadline Crop Insurance Deadline

Today is the Deadline for Most Spring Crop Harvest Insurance

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The Crop Harvest Insurance deadline for most spring planted crops is today, December 10, 2018

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What sets Conterra Apart

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Conterra Ag Capital serves all aspects of agriculture, offering flexible financing that is tailored to each producer’s goals.

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The Nation Remembers George H.W. Bush

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America’s 41st President will will be remembered at a state funeral in Washington D.C. today.

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Farm Trade Negotiations with Asia Renewed

Trade truce with China in the works? Trade truce with China in the works?
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President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi appear to have reached a trade truce during the recent G20 Summit in Buenos Aires.

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G20 Summit Convenes to Discuss Agriculture and Tariffs

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Top Administration officials look ahead to the President’s schedule of meetings at the G20 Summit, with a decision on additional Chinese tariffs expected.

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Farm Bill Negotiators Look for the Finish Line

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Forest management provisions could hold up progress.

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21st Century Transportation Fuels Act

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A discussion draft of the proposed legislation has been released, which could make substantial changes to the Renewable Fuels Standard program.

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Country Music Legend Roy Clark Dies at 85

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"Superpicker" and Hee-Haw co-host passes away at his home in Tulsa, OK, due to complications from pneumonia.

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Veteran's Day Tribute: Medal of Honor

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In tribute to the sacrifices made by all of our veterans, we share the story of a Kentucky serviceman who was awarded the Medal of Honor.

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AARP Live Minute: The Latest Identity Scams

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In this AARP Live Minute: learn about the latest online scams designed to put your personal information into the hands of crooks.

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Channel Seed: The Best Possible Harvest

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Learn how Channel Seedsman Matt Jones implemented customized solutions to help farmer Steve Illy realize “the best harvest experience” possible for his operation.

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AARP Live Minute: Spotting Fraudulent Charities

AARP Live Minute: Spotting Fraudulent Charities AARP Live Minute: Spotting Fraudulent Charities
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In this AARP Live Minute: tips for identifying fraudulent charities, especially those purporting to help veterans.

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2018-2019 National FFA Officers Elected

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Meet Your 2018–2019 National FFA Officers Team

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Trump to FFA Members: “You’re Amazing People!”

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The President praised FFA members for their achievements as representative of the hard work and innovative spirit displayed by all of America’s farmers.

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Culver's Recognizes Essay Contest Winners

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Culver's annual essay contest awards monetary prizes to the winners' local FFA chapters, to help them cover convention expenses.

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The Triumphant End of a Long Road

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A record number of American FFA Degree recipients walked across the stage in Indianapolis today to celebrate the fruit of their long labors.

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Out With a Bang!

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Check out the highlights from the final day of the 91st National FFA Convention and Expo.

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Inspiration, Service, and Music

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Check out the highlights from Day Three of the 91st National FFA Convention and Expo.

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Winners Announced for 2018 FFA American Star Awards

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Find out which future farmers were chosen to represent the “best of the best” among thousands of American FFA degree recipients.

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Looking Back, Looking Around, Looking Ahead

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Check out the highlights from Day Two of the 91st National FFA Convention and Expo.

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Culver's Dishes Out Record Amounts of Custard at FFA

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Free servings of custard are the company’s “thank you” to the next generation of American farmers.

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AARP Live Minute: 3 Identity Protection Tips

AARP Live Minute: 3 Identity Protection Tips AARP Live Minute: 3 Identity Protection Tips
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3 simple things you can do to protect your identity and money.

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Channel Seed: Customized Solutions

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Learn how expert assistance from a Channel SEEDSMAN helped one Kansas farmer successfully navigate a season plagued by drought and insects.

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FFA is Underway!

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Check out the highlights from Day One of the 91st National FFA Convention and Expo.

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Culver's is Committed to the Future of Agriculture

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RFD-TV's Mark Oppold spoke with Culver's CEO and President, Joe Koss, about his company's involvement in the National FFA Convention.

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President Trump Will Address the National FFA Convention

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Saturday's speech to the delegates, the first by a U.S. President in over 25 years, will be aired LIVE on RFD-TV, The Cowboy Channel, and RURAL RADIO Channel 147 on SiriusXM.

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2018 FFA American Star Award Finalists

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These future farmers represent the “best of the best” among thousands of American FFA degree recipients.

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Channel Seed: Staying Connected

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Channel SEEDSMEN know the importance of staying connected to deliver customized service all season long.

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Wyffels Field Focus: Partners in Success

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Careful control over processes and procedures underly success – for the company and for its customers.

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AARP Live Minute: Protecting Personal Info

AARP Live Minute: Protecting Your Personal Info AARP Live Minute: Protecting Your Personal Info
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Test your knowledge of the latest lingo and techniques employed by scammers.

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Road Cleared for Year-Round E15

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The EPA and President Trump announce that the higher ethanol blend could be available year-round by next summer.

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AARP Live Minute: Scam Buzz Words

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Test your knowledge of the latest lingo and techniques employed by scammers.

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"The Next Frontier"

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Dairy enthusiasts come together to compete, and to exchange ideas, knowledge, technology and commerce.

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Wyffels Field Focus: Independent and Local

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A full team of experts behind our growers each and every day.

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U.S. and Canada Strike NAFTA Deal

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Agreements secure a new trilateral trade pact: The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.

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Industrial Hemp Positioned for Huge Growth

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Projected to grow into a $1.8 billion industry by 2020.

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2018 National FFA Convention & Expo

2018 FFA National Convention - coverage sponsored by Culver's 2018 FFA National Convention - coverage sponsored by Culver's

The biggest FFA event of the year is just around the corner! Check back here for updates!

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AARP Live Minute: After Disaster Strikes

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Learn about the 4 things you should be sure do in the wake of a disaster.

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Wyffels Field Focus: A Trusted Partner

Brian Humphries, Business Manager Brian Humphries, Business Manager
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Working harder to gain your trust on every acre.

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WTO Needs Info on Trade

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Concerns rise that the aid could have an impact on other nations’ agriculture sectors and competition.

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AgriBilt: Convenience, Affordability, and Quality.

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These metal structures are a must-have for the modern-day farmer and anyone looking for a high-quality option for storage and beyond.

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Wyffels Field Focus: All Corn All the Time

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Chris Eichhorn explains the advantages of Wyffels Hybrids’ highly specialized “all corn, all the time” emphasis.

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African Swine Fever Spreads

Pigs in a farm lot. Pigs in a farm lot.
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Bill Christianson of the Pig Improvement Company (PIC) speaks about the impact of African Swine Fever on the US Hog Market.

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AARP Live Minute: Disaster Preparedness Plan

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AARP has some valuable tips for assembling a disaster preparedness plan.

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Wyffels Field Focus: Our Advantages

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Chris Eichhorn explains how Wyffels Hybrids' structure, philosophy, and approach all work to the growers' best advantage.

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Time for Compromise on Farm Bill?

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Fewer than 7 work days remain for lawmakers to hammer out their differences before the current bill expires.

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AARP Live Minute: Disaster Prep Kit

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AARP has some valuable tips for assembling a disaster preparedness kit.

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Dairy Delay

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Dairy may be the decider between a bilateral or trilateral renegotiated NAFTA.

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Wyffels Field Focus: Our Mission

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“To relentlessly serve corn growers in their pursuit of a more productive and profitable crop”

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AARP Live Minute: Volunteering for Elections

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Regional Director for AARP Sarah Jennings shares some suggestions for those who would like to get involved in the election process.

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President Trump Asks Farmers to Hang in There

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In an RFD-RV exclusive interview, President Trump assures farmers that their long-term best interest is top-of-mind in trade negotiations.

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RFD-TV Exclusive Interview with President Donald Trump

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TONIGHT on Rural Evening News – 7:30 PM ET | 6:30 PM CT | 5:30 PM MT | 4:30 PM PT – Sarah Mock sits down with the President at the White House for a wide-ranging interview

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KaBOOM! - Take That, Hurricane Harvey!

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Non-profit group helps communities build 13 (and counting) playground sets in areas devastated by Hurricane Harvey last year.

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Submit a Nomination by August 31!

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FFA and RAM Trucks partner to launch a new video contest to mark the fifth anniversary of RAM's celebrated "God Made a Farmer" commercial.

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AARP Live Minute: Casting Your Vote Early

AARP Live Minute: Casting Your Vote Early AARP Live Minute: Casting Your Vote Early
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Regional Director for AARP Sarah Jennings shares some options for casting your vote if you can't make it to the polls in person.

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Farm Bill Update

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Both Chambers of Congress sideline an effort to curb subsidies.

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WOTUS Makes a Comeback

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The controversial Waters Of The U.S. rule is back in effect, after a judge decides it was illegally suspended.

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Silver Lining or Smoke Screen?

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Some point to job creation in certain sectors as a positive aspect of the Trump Administration's tariff tactics, but is there more to the picture? 

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Turkey Enters Trade Tussle

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Tariffs raised on some U.S. Agricultural goods in response to Trump Administration's plans to double tariffs on Turkish steel and aluminum.

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Wyffels Corn Strategy Meeting 2018

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Growers learn about the latest innovations and technologies to help improve their bottom lines.

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Fort Worth Stock Yards Revitalization

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RFD-TV is playing a crucial role in the breathtaking plans for this national treasure.

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AARP Live Minute: Get to Know Your Political Candidates!

AARP Live Minute: Get to Know Your Political Candidates! AARP Live Minute: Get to Know Your Political Candidates!

Regional Director for AARP Sarah Jennings shares some tips on researching political candidates.

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Distress and Innovation in the Dairy Industry

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Wisconsin alone has lost 382 dairy farms through the first seven months of 2018, but marketing innovations hold promise.

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China Takes Another Swipe

The US and China go another round in the trade bout. The US and China go another round in the trade bout.
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The country plans to impose taxes on $60 billion worth of U.S. goods if the Trump Administration follows through with new threats.

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Gene Editing: The Future of U.S. Ag?

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Experts are fighting to ensure that the process’s potential – and its differences from Genetic Modification – are clear. 

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AARP Live Minute: Get Registered to Vote!

AARP Live Minute: Get Registered to Vote! AARP Live Minute: Get Registered to Vote!

Regional Director for AARP Sarah Jennings explains how to get registered to vote.

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Abrupt End to Soybean Rally

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The soybean rally changes course after the Trump Administration indicates an increase in tariffs on Chinese goods.

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Growing Rural Small Businesses

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While economic uncertainty continues to plague farmers, rural lawmakers look to provide relief to rural communities through other means.

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National Day of the Cowboy

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RFD-TV celebrates the spirit and hard work ethic embodied by the American cowboy!

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Trick My Tractor: Vintage Tractor Pulling Nationals

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Check out “the baddest antiques in the world.”

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AARP Live Minute: Durable Power of Attorney

AARP Live Minute: Durable Power of Attorney AARP Live Minute: Durable Power of Attorney

Regional Director for AARP Sarah Jennings explains the importance of having a durable power of attorney.

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LIVE From the 2018 Ag PhD Field Day!

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TODAY! – on “Market Day Report,” starting at 9 AM ET.

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Investing in Promising Ag Research

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Experts say that the most important time for lawmakers to support investments in ag research is right now.

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Toward an Updated Endangered Species Act

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The law hasn't been updated in 30 years, creating difficulties for farmers, especially in the west.

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US Carries Trade Spat Before WTO

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China and the E.U., meanwhile, strengthen their trade relationship.

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Gearing Up for NAFTA Talks

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other top U.S. officials traveled to Mexico Friday for talks with the country's President and the President-Elect.

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AARP Live Minute: Will Power

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Regional Director for AARP Sarah Jennings explains several powerful functions of a will.

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Tariff Hearings Highlight Rural Concerns

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Soybean farmers are particularly concerned about the Trump Administration's latest tariff announcement.

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Legislative Action on Opioids

Congress has a message for communities struggling with the opioid crisis: help is on the way.

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Promoting Ag in the Bluegrass State

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The Kentucky Department of Agriculture is working hard to position the ag sector for growth. 

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Chasing Down Madison Brown

Madison is off to Wisconsin! Madison is off to Wisconsin!

Madison’s unique and adventurous upbringing meant life on a tour bus, where each new stop brought new adventures, influenced her passion for food, and developed her love for exploring new places. Whether it’s movie stars, music stars, superstar athletes, or small town dives, you never know what she might be doing or where you might be going when you start “Chasing Down Madison Brown.”

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"Honky Tonk Ranch" - Featuring the Bellamy Brothers

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Sundays on The Cowboy Channel! – 8:30 PM ET | 7:30 PM CT | 6:30 PM MT | 5:30 PM PT – Follow the unpredictable misadventures the Bellamys face balancing their globe-trotting touring schedule while running their sprawling family ranch in south Florida.

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Pruitt Resigns

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EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt resigns amid controversy and after months of criticism from the biofuels industry over the Renewable Fuel Standard.

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AARP Live Minute: Wills and Estate Planning

AARP Live Minute: Estate Planning and Wills AARP Live Minute: Estate Planning and Wills

Regional Director for AARP Sarah Jennings shares some tips about the importance of having a will.

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The Great Farm Bill Merger

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With the successful passage of the House and Senate versions of the 2018 Farm Bill, what might be in store as the two drafts become one?

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New Show Highlights Iconic Tennessee Brands

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From Jack Daniels to Lodge Cast Iron - get the stories behind these well known Tennessee exports.

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AARP Live Minute: Securing Your SSN

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AARP’s Sarah Jennings shares 3 tips for keeping your Social Security Number and other important information away from thieves and scammers.

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East Kentucky Power Co-op Goes Solar

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The utility company is constructing a 60 acre solar farm to give its members the option of cost efficient renewable energy.

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Erin Fitzgerald New CEO of U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance

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The Findlay, Ohio native assumes her new role on July 16.

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Helping Animals Do Better

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. . . so producers are more successful.

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Farming to Fight Hunger

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Bridging the information gap between the public and modern agriculture to help feed a growing world.

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Farm Labor Overhaul Measure Fails to Pass

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The measure would have moved the H-2A agricultural guest worker program to the department of labor, making it less expensive for growers.

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Rural Money: Paul Neiffer - Courts Give IRS More Ammo

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Paul Neiffer explains how some recent court rulings might affect farmers and ranchers who have a large amount of non-farm income and incur losses year-after-year on their operation.

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World Pork Expo Recap

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See photos and find out more as the World Pork Expo wraps up 30th event. 

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Farmers Stuck in Tariff Turmoil

Farmers are stuck in tariff turmoil as trade disputes with various nations drag out. Farmers are stuck in tariff turmoil as trade disputes with various nations drag out.
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Concern about the long-term consequences of the current trade dispute is increasing.

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Trade Fallout Continues

US-China trade fallout continues. US-China trade fallout continues.

China promises to impose $50 billion in retaliatory tariffs of its own, with ag products taking a heavy hit.

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Viligen by Alltech – Improving Intestinal Health in Piglets

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New feed additive for pork focuses on enhancing gut form and function while optimizing the immune system.

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Senate Farm Bill Gaining Support

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Farm groups applaud the Senate draft of the Farm Bill, but some lawmakers are still looking for common ground in a bipartisan effort to advance the measure.

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Tracy Lawrence: Making a Living Making Music

Tracy Lawrence performs with his band at CMA Fest 2018. Tracy Lawrence performs with his band at CMA Fest 2018.
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After a meteoric rise to fame in the early 90s, and lots of hard work and hard living in between, he's in a very satisfying place now.

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Textron Off Road: 2018 Prowler Pro and Prowler Pro XT

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Both models deliver quiet gas power and reliability for tackling the toughest jobs on the farm.

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AARP Live Minute: Keeping Your SSN Safe

Keep your Social Security Number out of the hands of scammers. Keep your Social Security Number out of the hands of scammers.

AARP’s Sarah Jennings has tips for keeping your Social Security Number out of the hands of scammers.

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More Details on The American

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Get the latest on payout, the World Series of Team Roping, #10 events and more.

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Former Duck Dynasty Stars Bring a Taste of LA to TX

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Jep and Jessica Robertson operate their Jep’s Southern Roots food trailer in Dripping Springs, Texas (just west of Austin).

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White House Intervenes in RFS Conflict

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It’s back to the drawing board after the Trump Administration delays an announcement on biofuel reform.

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The Co-op Way of Doing Business

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Co-ops have evolved to serve producers in this ever-changing agri-business climate.

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Cornhole For A Cause

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See photos and more from Craig Campbell's event in Nashville.

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Guess Who's Coming to CMA Fest?

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Get details on where Garth will be this week!

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Tariff Backlash Continues to Spread

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Retaliatory measures from Canada, Mexico and the E.U. heavily target U.S. food and ag products.

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More Money, New Events and New Format!

THE AMERICAN THE AMERICAN

Get details on all the updates being made to The American for 2019!

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A Closer Look at the Big Changes for THE AMERICAN 2019

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Rodeo athletes and key players give their takes on the thrilling new announcements.

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Can Cotton Be King . . . in Kansas?

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A variety of factors are leading to the expansion of this key fiber crop into unaccustomed territory.

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Trade Tussle Escalates

The European Union, Canada, and Mexico detail plans to retaliate against the US after the Trump Administration implements steel and aluminum tariffs.

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Watch Our Exclusive Interview with Sec. Perdue and Senator Roberts

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Watch the full interview as these ag leaders address trade, labor and regulations.

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Big Changes and Big Money

THE AMERICAN THE AMERICAN

The American returns to AT&T Stadium March 2 & 3 in 2019. Delivering a full weekend of rodeo action is only one of the updates we've made. Find out more!

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AARP Live Minute: Common Imposter Scams

Learn to spot common imposter scams. Learn to spot common imposter scams.
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Learn to spot the most common imposter scams immediately.

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2018 Redding Rodeo

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In California, the Redding Rodeo recently celebrated 70 years of excitement and also named their 2018 champions.

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Trade Truce

China and the U.S. reach a trade truce. China and the U.S. reach a trade truce.

Both nations agree not to impose previously threatened tariffs.

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Handmade Western Boots at Honest Prices

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Tired of being disappointed by overpriced and underbuilt cowboy boots? Find out what sets Tecovas apart.

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Farm Bill Fails to Pass the House

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After a wild ride, the House denies passage of the contentious Farm Bill legislation with a 198-213 vote.

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Farm Bill Arrives on House Floor

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Debate continues ahead of scheduled vote.

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2018 Mineral Wells Rodeo

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The Texas community of Mineral Wells celebrated its 81st rodeo last weekend with a full slate of rodeo action

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USDA Bails on Organic Checkoff

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“Uncertain industry support for and outstanding substantive issues with the proposed program,” are the stated reasons for the decision.

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World Pork Expo Headed to Des Moines

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Get details on this year's event from the National Pork Producers Council.

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Farmland Disappearing at Alarming Rate

Residential development encroaching upon farmland. Residential development encroaching upon farmland.

The American Farmland Trust: loss of farmland is serious and will accelerate unless action is taken.

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AARP Live Minute: Spotting and Avoiding Imposter Scams

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Keep scammers pretending to be someone they’re not away from your money!

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Western Sports Weekly: Weston Rutkowski Wins Again!

BFO's Weston Rutkowski Wins Again! BFO's Weston Rutkowski Wins Again!

Bullfighters Only's two-time reigning world champion Weston Rutkowski has returned to the winner's circle, putting together  two solid bullfights to win the Fiesta de Toros in Woodward, Oklahoma.

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Tariff Fallout Continues

US-China trade dispute continues. US-China trade dispute continues.

Trade talks with the Asian nation will resume next week when the Chinese President's top economic adviser visits the US. 

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Partnering to Help Veteran Farmers

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Farmer Veteran Coalition and Tractor Supply Co. are teaming up to assist veterans who are launching farm businesses.

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Aidan Connolly Gives a Preview

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Find out what makes this a conference unlike any other.

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Rural Money: Roger McEowen - Congress Tax Changes

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Roger McEowen explains the current options being discussed for tax changes from the House of Representatives and the Senate. 

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Gifting Ag Commodities to Family Members

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Roger McEowen explains the ins and outs of gifting ag commodities to children or other family members.

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Winter Wheat Tour Results

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The picture on this year's hard red winter wheat crop comes into focus – and it's not too pretty.

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AARP Live Minute: New Medicare Cards

Keeping new Mediare cards safe and secure. Keeping new Mediare cards safe and secure.

AARP’s Sarah Jennings shares some tips for keeping the information associated with your new Mediare card safe and secure.

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Bryan Titman rides Hell Pony for 88.5 points at the PBR Touring Pro Division Event in Clovis, CA. Bryan Titman rides Hell Pony for 88.5 points at the PBR Touring Pro Division Event in Clovis, CA.

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See a complete listing of state fairs nationwide, and plan now to attend!

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AARP Live Minute: Disaster Preparedness Planning

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AARP’s Sarah Jennings shares tips for developing a disaster preparedness plan.

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AARP Live Minute: After Disaster Strikes

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AARP’s Sarah Jennings shares four important things that should be done immediately following a natural disaster strikes.

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Ag Secretary Perdue responds to Senators' concerns that the EPA is destroying demand for biofuels.

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2018 Red Bluff Round Up

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Jim Odle Inducted into the Hall of Great Westerners

Congratulations: Jim Odle! Congratulations: Jim Odle!
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The owner of Superior Livestock Auction was honored for his innovation in the cattle industry.

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FCC Commissioner Pai on Rural Broadband

Rural broadband expansion. Rural broadband expansion.
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The stats show that rural Americans are at a big disadvantage when it comes to high speed internet availability.

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While lawmakers on Capitol Hill continue to haggle over details, America's farmers have their own set of priorities and concerns.

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Sorghum in the Crosshairs

China takes aim at U.S. sorghum in the latest round of the continuing trade spat. China takes aim at U.S. sorghum in the latest round of the continuing trade spat.
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Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue responds to the latest actions by China against U.S. ag products.

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Western Sports Weekly: Jesse Andrus & Mike Hillman Memorial ProRodeo

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The Jesse Andrus & Mike Hillman Memorial ProRodeo was created in memory of two high school friends and rodeo athletes. 

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Farm Bill Passes House Ag Committee

The U.S. flag flies in front the dome of the U.S. Capitol Building. The U.S. flag flies in front the dome of the U.S. Capitol Building.

26-20 vote sends bill to the House floor.

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Farm Bill Mark-Up

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Democrats and Republicans wrangle over the latest version of the Farm Bill. Get details.

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Remembering First Lady Barbara Bush

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Look back on the life and legacy of a cherished First Lady.

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Donations Needed As Wildfires Continue

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Get the latest on the wildfires and find out how you can help.

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Fire and Ice on The Plains

It's a week of fire and ice on the plains. It's a week of fire and ice on the plains.

As wildfires in Oklahoma turn deadly, the northern plains are in the grip of a late spring blizzard.

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Mark Oppold Signs Off

Farewell Mark Oppold Farewell Mark Oppold

RFD-TV, the ag industry, and the broadcasting community extend their best wishes as the veteran farm broadcaster celebrates his retirement.

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Western Sports Weekly: RAM National Circuit Finals Champs

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The RAM National Circuit Finals Rodeo recently crowned their 2018 champions at the Silver Spurs Arena in Kissimmee, Florida.

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Paul Neiffer: Section 199A Wage Deductions

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Paul Neiffer explains what to watch out for with the income thresholds imposed by some new income tax rules.

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Paul Neiffer: Self Employment Taxes Could Be Changing

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Find out how the proposed changes to self-employment taxes could impact farmers. 

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Paul Neiffer: Proposed Tax Impact on Farmers

Paul Neiffer discusses the impact proposed tax changes could have on farmers Paul Neiffer discusses the impact proposed tax changes could have on farmers
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Proposed tax plans are announced and Paul Neiffer discusses how these changes could affect the agriculture industry. 

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Roger McEowen: Impacts of Tax Reform

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Roger McEowen talks about the impact of the proposed tax bill on this week's "Rural Money."

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Farm Bill On The Way?

The U.S. Capitol Building in Washington D.C. The U.S. Capitol Building in Washington D.C.

Rumors of a forthcoming Farm Bill have lawmakers buzzing, but many still have doubts regarding contested aspects of the legislation.

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Easing Trade Tensions?

US and China Trade Dispute US and China Trade Dispute

While China makes moves that could be interpreted as concessions, President Trump assures farmers that their best interest is his priority.

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Corn Producers Could Be Impacted by Policy Changes

Renewable fuel policy changes could impact corn producers. Renewable fuel policy changes could impact corn producers.
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The National Corn Grower's Association asks users to "Stand Up for Corn."

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“Back to Our Roots” USDA Tour

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Speaking from a tour stop at Hinton Mills in Mays Lick, KY, U.S. Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue speaks about the role of crop insurance in the next Farm Bill.

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Amy Wilson gives us a rundown of the top athletes in each event.

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China Responds With Tariffs Aimed at U.S. Ag

China responds with tariffs on U.S. agriculture. China responds with tariffs on U.S. agriculture.
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Find out more including what it means for producers and the markets.

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Good Friday Re-airing

Bareback rider Kaycee Feild rides to victory at THE AMERICAN 2018. Bareback rider Kaycee Feild rides to victory at THE AMERICAN 2018.

Right now! Re-live all the thrilling action from “The World’s Richest One Day Rodeo!”

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AARP Live Minute: Saving Energy and Money

Keeping energy costs down as spring temperatures rise. Keeping energy costs down as spring temperatures rise.
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AARP has some strategies for keeping energy costs down as springtime temperatures begin to rise.

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National Ag Day 2018

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While we celebrate America's farming heritage every day, we take this day to throw an extra bright spotlight on the industry!

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Highlights from the Diamonds & Dirt Horse Classic

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It's the largest futurity purse in the Lone Star State with more 1 million in cash and prizes. 

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AARP Live Minute: Improving Energy Efficiency

Making your home more energy efficient. Making your home more energy efficient.
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AARP's Sarah Jennings has some tips for making your home more energy efficient.

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Ag Community Loses a Great Leader and Visionary

In Memoriam: Dr. Pearse Lyons, Alltech President and Founder, 1944-2018 In Memoriam: Dr. Pearse Lyons, Alltech President and Founder, 1944-2018
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“He was a man who never saw problems, only a challenge that had not yet been solved.” —Alric Blake, CEO and Treasurer of Alltech.

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Luciano De Castro Gets First PBR Win

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The PBR made a stop this weekend in North Little Rock, Arkansas this weekend. 

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NRECA and CoBANK Talk Rural Infrastructure

Rural broadband expansion. Rural broadband expansion.
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Industry leaders discuss broadband expansion and other rural development projects that are closely tied to President Trump’s infrastructure plan as well as the anticipated Farm Bill.

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This California Cowboy tied 25 animals in a cumulative time of 324.3 seconds to make him the 14th man in the 34-year history of the CINCH Timed Event Championship to claim the prestigious title and $100,000. 

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Find out who will be moving on to Semi-Finals next week. 

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Don't fall prey to scammers posing as tech support personnel. Don't fall prey to scammers posing as tech support personnel.

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Michelin Ag tires offer distinct benefits and advantages, for tractors, sprayers, and harvest equipment.

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Senator Ted Cruz discusses the current trade climate. Senator Ted Cruz discusses the current trade climate.

RFDTV's Sarah Mock recently sat down with the Senator to get his perspective on some issues that are of key concern to rural Americans.

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