Category: Ag News

Feeder Steer and Heifer Higher, Steer and Heifer Calves Mostly Higher at OKC West – El Reno

Oklahoma State Capitol Report from the Radio Oklahoma News Network for Thursday, May 30, 2024

Justin Lewis Market Wrap-Up for May 29, 2024

Oklahoma Cash Grains Report for May 29, 2024

Congressman John Duarte Discusses What The States Can Learn from California’s Mistakes

At the 2024 National Association of Farm Broadcasters (NAFB) Washington Watch event in Washington, D.C., members of NAFB , including Farm Director KC Sheperd, had the chance to talk with Congressman John Duarte about many pertinent issues in the agricultural industry. Duarte represents California and is also a fourth generation farmer. Duarte first talked about …

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Farmers Edge and National Sorghum Producers Join Forces to Empower Growers for Climate-Smart Commodities Grant

May 29, 2024 – Farmers Edge™, a pure-play digital ag company, and the National Sorghum Producers (NSP) are excited to announce a new strategic partnership aimed at enhancing sustainable farming practices for sorghum growers. This strategic partnership will support growers participating in NSP’s Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities (PCSC) grant program funded by the U.S. Department …

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Grills are Heating up Nationwide, and so is Demand for Beef

Memorial Day is first and foremost a time for Americans to honor military personnel who died serving their country. It’s also the unofficial kick-off to summer – and grilling season, stimulating demand for all types of animal proteins, including beef. Though the July Cattle Inventory has been discontinued by USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, we …

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LMA Convention and World Livestock Auctioneer Championship Heads to OKC June 12-15

Senior Farm and Ranch Broadcaster Ron Hays is talking with Ben Hale of Western Livestock Auctions about the upcoming 2024 LMA Convention and World Livestock Auctioneer Championship. Hale is a member of the board of directors of the Livestock Marketing Association based out of the Kansas City area. On June 12-25, the LMA Convention will be …

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Mark McCully on Remembering the Consumer When it Comes to New Beef Industry Technologies

At the recent 2024 Cattlemen’s Conference at Oklahoma State University, Senior Farm and Ranch Broadcaster, Ron Hays, caught up with the CEO of the American Angus Association, Mark McCully, and talked about gene editing of the Angus breed. Looking back on the cattle industry many years ago, McCully talked about the strides that have been …

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Nationwide Partnership Advances Regenerative Agriculture in Cotton

Opportunities to advance sustainable cotton farming in the United States are growing thanks to a nationwide partnership led by the Soil Health Institute’s United States Regenerative Cotton Fund (USRCF).  The fund’s holistic approach to advance economic insights, soil health measurement, and education has made significant progress in the U.S. Cotton Belt since its establishment, engaging …

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