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What Makes Foot-and-Mouth So Infectious?

Scientists have conducted a ‘molecular dissection’ of a part of the virus that causes foot-and-mouth disease, to try and understand why the pathogen is so infectious.

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Group Seeks To Add to R-CALF’s Suit Over RFID

A new nonprofit civil rights group has filed a lawsuit seeking to add nine documents to the record in R-CALF's suit against USDA over the government's attempts to implement mandatory RFID eartags for cattle and bison.

2 hours ago
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Justin Sexten: Feeding the Foundation

Some of the greatest benefits to feeding a cow herd have little to do with nutrition. Even the smallest amount of feed simplifies gathering, moving, and checking cows with the sound of the feed truck.

6 hours ago
Spring Creek Ranch
Koch Lists 10,000-Acre Flint Hills Ranch

The Spring Creek Ranch, one hour east of Wichita, Kan., the primary seedstock operation for all of Matador Cattle Company operations, is listed by the Koch family for $23.2 million.

15 hours ago
Come What May

When storms roll in, CAB’s Rural Relief Fund looks to support ag community.

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Glenn Selk: Prepare Now For Calving Season

Someone once said “Success occurs when Opportunity meets with Preparation.”  Planning and preparing ahead for next spring’s calving season can help increase your chances of success.

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If realized, 2020 would deliver the highest net farm income the U.S. agriculture sector has seen since 2013.
USDA-ERS Predicts $119.6 Billion Net Farm Income For 2020 – The Highest Since 2013

The report says total crop receipts are expected to increase $6.5 billion from 2019 levels. Total animal product receipts are expected to decrease $9.7 billion.

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Biden Says He Will Not Immediately Remove Phase 1 Trade Deal With China

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden has said that he will not immediately act to remove the Phase 1 trade agreement, which President Donald Trump inked with China, the New York Times reported on Wednesday.

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