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Subcommittee examines FMD response ability

On Thursday, Feb. 11, Rep. David Rouzer (NC-7), Chairman of the House Agriculture Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Subcommittee, held a hearing to examine the preparedness of the United States in the event of the introduction of foot and mouth disease (FMD) into the country.

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Credit demand rises in U.S. farm economy as incomes fall

Demand for bank loans, loan extensions and renewals is surging among U.S. farmers, and farm incomes are forecast to fall for a third year, as grain and livestock prices remain stubbornly low, according to reports from Federal Reserve Banks on Thursday.

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On your worst day

What to do when a government inspector arrives at your dairy

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Crop insurance targeted for $18 Billion in cuts

As feared, the federally subsidized crop insurance program is on the chopping block again, based on the Obama administration’s 2017 budget proposal released Tuesday.

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