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NCBA Looking for Singers to Enter Anthem Contest

Dan National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), This Land of Ours

It could be your time in the spotlight at the next cattle convention. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. It’s time to warm up those vocal cords. The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) is looking for the next singing sensation to open CattleCon 2025 in San Antonio, Texas, next February 4-6. The 12th annual NCBA National Anthem Contest …

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USDA Summer Food Program Grants

Dan Agri-Business, Education, This Land of Ours, USDA

The USDA has a new program to help feed kids during the summer. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. This summer is the inauguration of a new program designed to help parents make sure their children get the nutrition they need when school is not in session. Gary Crawford has more. Sponsored ContentNuseed Carinata Covers New GroundJuly 15, …

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USDA Makes Investment in Farm to School Grants

Dan Education, This Land of Ours, USDA

A record-breaking investment in getting farm fresh products to schools. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. The USDA is awarding a record-breaking $14.3 million in Farm to School Grants to help nearly two million children eat healthier while at school. The money will go to more than 150 projects in 43 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, and …

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Study Continues on Advancing Carbon Markets

Dan Environment, This Land of Ours

Carbon markets remain an option for producers and stakeholders seeking climate smart ag revenue opportunities, and research continues into how it fits into regenerative ag economic models. Rod Bain reports. Sponsored ContentNuseed Carinata Covers New GroundJuly 15, 2024CIR Agriculture Harvester ProductsJuly 1, 2024TriEst Ag Group: Partners in ProfitabilityApril 1, 2024

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Good News about Food Prices

Dan Economy, This Land of Ours

There’s more good news on the food price front. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Sponsored ContentNuseed Carinata Covers New GroundJuly 15, 2024CIR Agriculture Harvester ProductsJuly 1, 2024TriEst Ag Group: Partners in ProfitabilityApril 1, 2024

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U.S. Food Imports Rising

Dan Exports/Imports, This Land of Ours

The U.S. is importing more foreign food and farm products. Gary Crawford has more coming up on This Land of Ours. Sponsored ContentNuseed Carinata Covers New GroundJuly 15, 2024CIR Agriculture Harvester ProductsJuly 1, 2024TriEst Ag Group: Partners in ProfitabilityApril 1, 2024

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Moderna to Develop Human H5N1 Vaccine

Dan This Land of Ours

A new human vaccine for bird flu is in the works. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Moderna will get $176 million in federal funding from the Department of Health and Human Services to develop a human vaccine against Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI). The grant follows outbreaks of the virus in dairy cattle throughout several states. The …

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Food Prices May Be Going Down

Dan Economy, This Land of Ours

We may be seeing a little relief in grocery prices. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. USDA has lowered its food price forecast. Gary Crawford has more. Sponsored ContentNuseed Carinata Covers New GroundJuly 15, 2024CIR Agriculture Harvester ProductsJuly 1, 2024TriEst Ag Group: Partners in ProfitabilityApril 1, 2024

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Michigan Cherry Production Keeps National Totals Up

Dan Fruits, Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours, USDA-NASS

It’s cherry pie season, and Michigan is the nation’s top grower of tart cherries – the favorite pick for those pies. Nationally, the outlook for production this year is 222,000,000 pounds. Lance Honing of USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (USDA/NASS) says much of that is thanks to Michigan. “Out of those 222,000,000 pounds, they account for 182 million pounds of …