Swenson Land and Cattle Company wins FWSS Ranch Rodeo

Swenson Land and Cattle Company wins FWSS Ranch Rodeo. Read more…

Top meat antitrust regulator quits

J. Dudley Butler will end his tenure next week as head of the Grain Inspection Packers and Stockyards Administration, the agency said Thursday. Read more…

NCBA identifies biosecurity concerns with EPA proposed rule

NCBA filed comments on Jan. 19 with the EPA on a proposed Clean Water Act Reporting Rule that reaches beyone agency’s authority and could put the nation’s food system at risk of increased terrorist attacks. Read more…

New laws possible in wake of MF Global’s demise

The New York Times reports that lawmakers are considering new policies aimed at preventing a repeat of the MF Global debacle, in which the futures brokerage firm misused an estimated $1.2 billion in customer money as it collapsed. Read more…

Researchers seek sick quail reports from hunters

The Rolling Plains Quail Research Ranch (RPQRR) is asking quail hunters to keep their eyes open for any “weird quail” that may offer clues as to what’s going on with Texas’ quail population. Read more…

U.S. Drought Monitor: Jan. 17, 2012

A welcome sign of drought relief came in the form of rain to parts of eastern Oklahoma. Read more…