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Dec
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue celebrated President Trump's signing of the 2018 Farm Bill, saying, "The bill bolsters farm safety net programs, protects federal crop insurance, and maintains strong rural development and research initiatives. The legislation reinvents the Margin Protection Program for dairy producers, providing a boost to coverage levels and ...

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Dec
Widespread moderate to heavy precipitation from this week’s storm system occurred from central Oklahoma eastward. Western North Texas, East Texas, and Louisiana also received moderate to heavy precipitation, while the dry slot of the storm system kept precipitation amounts minimal from Central Texas to the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Generally warm ...

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Dec
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced on Dec. 20 the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard. The National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Law, passed by Congress in July of 2016, directed USDA to establish this national mandatory standard for disclosing foods that are or may be bioengineered. The Standard requires food ...

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Dec
Results from Texas well water screenings in areas affected by flooding over the past few years show the importance of those screenings in helping ensure water quality and human health, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service personnel supporting the agency’s Texas Well Owner Network, or TWON.

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Dec
The U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) has received the results of an updated study aimed at quantifying the value delivered to U.S. corn producers through exports of red meat. The original 2016 study, as well as the 2018 follow-up, were conducted by World Perspectives, Inc. (WPI), a leading agricultural consulting ...

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Dec
For special occasions you'll want to make sure you're giving your friends and family the absolute best, so it's only fitting to want to serve them a delicious meal with prime rib. Discover some delicious prime rib recipes, along with some cooking tips and tricks for cooking, carving and more!

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Dec
The Permian Highway Pipeline is a proposed $2 billion, 430-mile natural gas pipeline project stretching from the Waha natural gas pipeline junction, about 40 miles northwest of Fort Stockton, to markets on the Gulf Coast. Waha is in the Permian Basin, which is the largest petroleum-producing region in the U.S. ...

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Dec
The FDA has released an annual report by the Center for Veterinary Medicine that suggests the agency's efforts, along with those of industry partners, producers and veterinarians, have had continued progress over the past year to support antimicrobial stewardship in animals. This report highlights a 33 percent decline between 2016 ...

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