Category: Ag News

NAWG Announces 2022 Wheat Leader of the Year Award to Rep. David Scott

The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) awarded Rep. David Scott (D-GA-13) with its 2022 Wheat Leader of the Year Award for his work as Chair of the House Agriculture Committee during the 117th Congress. NAWG President Nicole Berg presented the award to Rep. Scott during a recent visit to Washington, DC. “We appreciate all …

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Testimony on behalf of The American Farm Bureau Federation Presented by Garrett Hawkins, President of the Missouri Farm Bureau House Water Subcommittee

Chairman Rouzer and Ranking Member Napolitano, thank you for the opportunity to testify today. My name is Garrett Hawkins and I serve as President of Missouri Farm Bureau (MOFB). I am a fifth-generation farmer from Appleton City, Missouri, and the third generation in my family to own and operate the farm on which we live …

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Local Investment Bank Passes $1 Billion in Completed Transactions

Business deals help bring $800+ million in capital to state, impact 2,100 Oklahoma jobs Infinity Capital Partners has surpassed $1 billion in completed transactions since its founding in 2016, highlighting the rapid increase in capital investments for local businesses in recent years. More than $800 million of the capital involved in Infinity’s closed transactions was …

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Feeding Monensin to Beef Cows Decreases Intake but Increases Efficiency

Weekly, Oklahoma State University Extension Beef Cattle Nutrition Specialist Paul Beck offers his expertise on the beef cattle industry. This is a part of the weekly series known as the “Cow-Calf Corner.” Today, he talks about effects of monensin supplementation in beef cows. This year we are all searching for alternatives that can get our …

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Biden’s WOTUS Part One: Deep Dive with Attorney Charles Yates

Associate Farm Editor, Reagan Calk, is visiting with Charles Yates, attorney at Pacific Legal Foundation and attorney in the Sackett v. EPA case about the timeline leading up to Biden’s recent WOTUS rule as it relates to the Sackett decision which will be made in 2023. The Sackett story begins in April of 2007 when …

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NAWG Responds to the State of the Union

Tonight, President Joseph Biden delivered his second State of the Union remarks to Congress. NAWG CEO, Chandler Goule, provide the following statement in response: “While the President addressed many issues of importance to the American people – like inflation, food prices, and food security – we are eager to hear more about agricultural and trade-related …

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Hay Trade Picked up in the State with Freezing Weather

Hay trade picked up these past weeks due to most of the state receiving sleet and freezing weather. Weare beginning to see hay sold from farmers and ranchers out of leftover inventory. As we look at the Oklahoma Mesonet Drought Monitor, we are at 10.17 percent in exceptional drought, 55.71 percent in an extreme drought, …

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Senator Lankford Reacts to President Biden’s State of the Union Address

Click below to watch the full response from Senator James Lankford

Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner 300 Expected to Generate Billions of Impressions for Beef Industry Next Weekend

For the third year in a row, Daytona International Speedway announced its partnership with Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner to sponsor the 42nd season-opening race for the NASCAR Xfinity Series – The Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner.® 300. The race is scheduled to kick off the season on Saturday, February 18 at Daytona International Speedway.  At the 2023 …

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Congressman Tom Cole’s Response to President Biden’s State of the Union Address

Last night, as our nation faces several mounting and worsening crises, President Joe Biden delivered his annual State of the Union Address in which he was expected to discuss the issues Americans care about most. Sadly, instead of offering solutions, he doubled down on his and Democrats’ disastrous and failed agenda that has caused crisis …

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