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Egg farmer at the White House

An egg farmer at the White House today for the annual Easter Egg Roll says a lot of people don’t know where eggs come from, so he’s telling them, “It’s a great opportunity to walk through the crowd. I’m wearing an ‘Ask an Egg Farmer’ button.” Mark Sauder is the fourth-generation owner of Sauder’s Eggs …

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Cattle, hog futures lower on supply concerns

At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle futures ended the day lower on the limited buying interest.  Feeder cattle futures were lower following last week’s Cattle on Feed report.  April live cattle closed $.02 lower at $128.50 and June live cattle closed $1.10 lower at $121.57.  May feeder cattle closed $.72 lower at $150.80 and …

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Growth Energy, NAAE bring biofuels to the classroom

High school students can now learn about biofuels in the classroom thanks to Growth Energy and the National Association of Agricultural Educators. Emily Skor, CEO of Growth Energy, says it is the first in-classroom curriculum about the role of biofuels. “It’s a two-week course to be used in the classroom and includes STEM-based activities as …

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Watch now: Michael Ray’s caught between “Her World or Mine” in new single

Atlantic/Warner Nashville Michael Ray’s slowing things down: The follow-up to his chart-topping track “One That Got Away” is the heartbreak ballad “Her World or Mine.” The Florida native says it’s already a song his fans have embraced. “When we added ‘Her World or Mine’ to our live show last year, the response was immediate and …

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1,500 miles to the neighbors

A special Easter delivery made it across the Midwest for Nebraska farmers impacted by extreme flooding.  Beef producer and 4-H leader Todd Brink of Caledonia, Michigan tells Brownfield following the stories about the bomb cyclone’s impact over social media inspired him to find a way to help. “The massive amounts of water when the damn …

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Minnesota dairy farmer hopeful solutions to low milk prices are close

U.S. dairy farmers are hopeful solutions to low milk prices are on the horizon. Mike Orbeck, who milks around 80 cows in central Minnesota, says he liked what he heard during a Dairy Together event near his home last week. “We sell our milk to Land O’Lakes, so we’re actually under our base program ourselves …

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