‘Swords of Lightning’ the Legend of ODA 595

Before the 9/11 attacks, then-Captain Mark Nutsch never expected to use horseback riding, a skill he learned growing up on a Kansas ranch, in battle.

Now 20 years later, Mark and co-authors Bob Pennington and Jim DeFelice have released a first-person account from behind the lines.

Mark and Jim joined RFD-TV’S Janet Adkison to talk about their book. For the first time, it will offer never-before-revealed details about their time and how it parallels what’s going on currently in Ukraine.

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Farmer Veteran Coalition announces almost $500,000 to help veterans involved in ag

Russian military accused of stealing vegetable seed oil

A farmer and a soldier reflect on Memorial Day

A recent study by the Environmental Defense Fund in Kansas is urging farmers to diversify crop portfolios to mitigate risks and ensure long-term sustainability.
As farmers gear up for the spring planting season, it’s crucial to remember that financial planning goes hand in hand with early season crop protection.
USDA Meteorologists are raising alarms over low snowpacks in key Northwestern watersheds that may lead to water shortages and disrupt spring or summer planting.
As Texas cattle producers prod the possibility of expansion, USDA weather experts caution that recovery from long-term drought conditions will be a slow process.
What farmers need to know about the surge in land values driven by agricultural shifts and global demand for corn- and soy-based fuel.
The study’s findings have sent ripples of concern through communities reliant on the Colorado River for irrigation, highlighting the vulnerability of water resources in the face of climate variability.
Proposed revisions to the H-2A visa program, have stirred controversy among growers nationwide, including ag groups like the Northwest Horticultural Council.
Colorado conservation groups are upping the ante to protect the gray wolf, filing a lawsuit to re-list the species under the Endangered Species Act after the US Wildlife Service denied their initial petition.
USDA Chief Economist Seth Meyer Explains Expected Decline in Farmer Income for 2024
Bipartisan Effort Seeks to Sustain Conservation Efforts and Support Farmers through Renewal of Vital Programs
While the tentative agreement could offer permanent solutions beyond litigation, some expressed concern the five-year moratorium could further delay much-needed action.
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