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Video: Corn, cattle prices may rise

September 19, 2017 — Dan Basse, president of AgResource Co., predicts an upward trend in cattle and grain prices. He spoke at the recent Feeding Quality Forum, giving his market update. -Certified Angus Beef

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Insurance for the grass could help cattlemen prepare for drought years

September 19, 2017 — When it snows, we push snow and feed cattle. When it rains, we check cows, then put up hay as soon as the grass or alfalfa dries out. When the wind blows we work in the shop and when the wind stops blowing we check […]

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‘Great Grain Train’ aids Florida dairies

September 19, 2017 — "The Great Grain Train," or "The Midnight Train from Georgia," as it's has been dubbed by local dairy farmers, rolled into Okeechobee, Fla., just a day or two before the dairies there would have run out of feed. A coordinated effort between private and public […]

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Food safety resources available for Colorado produce growers

September 19, 2017 — BROOMFIELD, Colo. – Colorado produce growers can benefit from a grant the Colorado Department of Agriculture received from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The Department has partnered with Colorado State University Extension to offer a variety of resources to help farmers comply with the […]

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To The Fence Post Readers: Please excuse our growing pains!

September 18, 2017 — Hello! First and foremost, thank you for continuing to read and rely on us for the news and stories you need to keep up with the ag industry. We sincerely appreciate the trust you place in us as your information and marketing partner; it's an […]

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Idaho lawmakers want charges dropped aginst Idaho men in Bundy standoff

September 18, 2017 — Republican Idaho representative Dorothy Moon and more than one-third of the other legislators in her state sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions encouraging him to drop the charges against two Idaho men being charged in association with the April 2014 "Bundy standoff, […]

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2018 Stockmanship & Stewardship Request for Proposals now available

September 18, 2017 — DENVER – The National Cattlemen's Beef Association has opened its Stockmanship & Stewardship Request for Proposals for the 2018 Regional Event Series. These one-of-a-kind, educational programs are conducted in partnership with Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health and the checkoff-funded Beef Quality Assurance program. NCBA and its […]

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The 2017 Nebraska Cattlemen Cow Calf Tour will be held Sept. 26

September 18, 2017 — LINCOLN, Neb. – The 2017 Nebraska Cattlemen Cow Calf Tour "Local, National, and International Trade in the Cattle Industry" will be hosted on Sept. 26. The morning will begin at the Wheeler Co. Fairgrounds (83988 Hwy 281) in Bartlett, Neb. Speakers will begin promptly at […]

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Colorado agriculture is focus of annual photo contest

September 18, 2017 — BROOMFIELD, Colo. — From rolling green fields and helpful pollinators to patriotic cowboys and cattle in the morning light, the beauty of Colorado agriculture is evident. It's once again time to capture the "spirit" of Colorado agriculture through pictures. The 20th annual "Colorado … it's […]

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JBS S.A. plot thickens with arrest of CEO

September 18, 2017 — Brazilian police have arrested the CEO of the world's largest meatpacker, along with his brother, on suspicion of insider trading. The arrests follow an investigation, dubbed "Achilles Tendon," into the sale of JBS stock by FB Participacoes, a company owned by JBS S.A. CEO Westley […]

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Setting the stage with county land use plans

September 18, 2017 — While communities within or near federal lands often feel helpless about how the land is managed, they don't have to. They have the right to be included in the planning and execution of the management of that land, particularly as it affects their neighborhood and […]

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Apple Crisp | Chris Bryant – Johnson City, Tenn.

September 18, 2017 — 4 apples 1/4 c. water 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. cinnamon 1 c. sugar 3/4 c. flour 1 stick margarine, softened Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Peel and slice apples, arrange in greased baking dish. Mix water, salt and cinnamon and pour over apples. Mix […]

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Apple French Toast | Iola Egle – Bella Vista, Ark.

September 18, 2017 — 1 pound loaf french bread 5 eggs 1 1/2 c. whole milk 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 c. packed light brown sugar 1/2 c. butter 2 tsp. light corn syrup 3 granny smith apples, peeled and sliced thin. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cut bread […]

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Apple Dickey | Kay Bedlan, Lewellen, Neb.

September 18, 2017 — 4 c. apples, sliced 1/4 c. margarine 1 c. white sugar 1/2 c. water 3 tsp. baking bowder 1 c. white flour 1 egg, beaten 1/4 tsp. salt Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place apples on bottom of greased 8×8 baking dish. Mix remaining ingredients. […]

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Apple Pie | Iola Egle – Bella Vista, Ark.

September 18, 2017 — 1 c. crushed corn flakes 1 c. quick cooking oats 3 tbsp. light brown sugar 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg 1/2 c. butter, softened 1/2 pound sweet potatoes, cooked, peeled and mashed 1 tsp. lemon juice 3 c. gala apples, peeled and […]

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Caramel Apple Dip | Iola Egle – Bella Vista, Ark.

September 18, 2017 — 1 c. instant dry milk 1/2 c. soft butter 2/3 c. granulated sugar 1/4 tsp. salt 1/3 c. boiling water 8 oz. jar caramel ice cream topping Mix dry milk, soft butter, sugar, salt and boiling water in blender. Add caramel ice cream topping and […]

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Apple Sundaes | Iola Egle – Bella Vista, Ark.

September 18, 2017 — 1 c. brown sugar 1/4 c. flour 1/4 c. water 1 tbsp. lemon juice 1/2 tsp. salt 5 c. tart apples, peeled and very thinly sliced 3 tbsp. butter 1 tsp. vanilla extract In saucepan, combine brown sugar, flour, water, lemon juice and salt. Stir […]

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It’s about time

September 15, 2017 — It's too bad that there has to be an epic fire season before the U.S. government realizes that the Forest Service's spending habits are part of the problem. Seems the department has been borrowing money from its fire prevention program to pay for firefighting. As […]

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The Fence Post obituary: Arlene E. Whiting

September 15, 2017 — Arlene E. Whiting, 58 Jan. 22, 1959 – Aug. 14, 2017 Bemidji, Minn. Arlene Whiting was born Jan. 22, 1959, to Ervin and Jenny (Spilman) Packer. She went to be with her heavenly father Aug. 14, 2017. She was born in a Denver hospital, lived […]

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The Fence Post obituary: Donald F. Craven

September 15, 2017 — Donald F. Craven, 82 Feb. 25, 1935 – Aug. 24, 2017 Divide, Colo. Donald Craven was born Feb. 24, 1935, and passed away on Aug. 24, 2017, of natural causes surrounded by his family. He came kicking into this world during a blizzard, with his […]

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