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Farm and Ranch News for May 20, 2024 with KC Sheperd

OSU’s Amy Hagerman on Expiring Farm Bill, Possible Government Shutdown, and Impacts on Producers

Farm Director, KC Sheperd, is visiting with associate professor of agricultural economics at Oklahoma State University, Dr. Amy Hagerman, about the possible government shutdown this weekend, program deadlines, Farm Bill, and more. “When we reach the end of the fiscal year for the federal government, and that is September 30th, that Saturday, we need to …

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Farm and Ranch News for September 18, 2023, with KC Sheperd

NPPC Testifies on Pork Producers’ 2023 Farm Bill Priorities

What happened: Scott Hays, a fifth-generation pork producer from Missouri and president of the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC), testified before the House Committee on Agriculture’s Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy and Poultry as part of its hearing on “A Review of Animal Agriculture Stakeholder Priorities.” NPPC appreciated the opportunity to advocate and discuss policy priorities …

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Senator Lankford says 2023 Farm Bill Must Make Room for SNAP Program Reforms

Farm Director KC Sheperd sat down and talked with U.S. Senator James Lankford about a few issues directly impacting rural America and Oklahoma including the farm bill, inflation, education, daylight savings and more. Regarding the USDA investing $14 million to help start and expand independent meat processors in the state, Lankford said this will help …

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House Ag Committee Chairman GT Thompson joins Trade Talk: On the Record

Trade Talk: On the Record is a new series from USDEC, providing influential policymakers, officials and stakeholders a platform to communicate directly with America’s dairy industry about the trade and supply chain issues that matter to them. This week, we kick things off with the newly elected Chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture for …

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AFBF President Zippy Duvall Talks about What Farm Bureau wants in the Farm Bill and what is expected in 2023

At the National Association of Farm Broadcasters, Farm Director KC Sheperd caught up with American Farm Bureau president Zippy Duvall to talk about this year’s cost of Thanksgiving dinner, obstacles they have faced this year, and what they would like to see in the 2023 Farm Bill. Duvall says it seems like every year the …

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Optimistic Keynote Slated for 2023 American Farm Bureau Convention

Bert Jacobs, co-founder and Chief Executive Optimist of the $150 million lifestyle brand Life is Good®, will address attendees as general session keynote speaker during the 2023 American Farm Bureau Convention. When Jacobs and his brother John started the company in 1994, they had $78 in their pockets, lived out of their van and sold …

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