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(Photo: Bo Rader, The Wichita Eagle, Kansas.com)

Wildfires take toll on humans, livestock in central US

WASHINGTON, March 8, 2017 – Ranchers in the central U.S. are trying to assess the damage from wildfires that roared across more than a million acres of prime cattle country since the weekend, mostly in Kansas, Texas, Oklahoma and Colorado. At least six people were killed and the livestock losses could reach into the millions of dollars.
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Agri-Pulse Daybreak for March 8, 2017

WASHINGTON, Mar. 8, 2017 - There’s a major new farm bill proposal on the table. The National Milk Producers Federation is recommending a series of changes to the Margin Protection Program to ensure dairy producers have a better shot at getting payments under the plan.
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Wesley Spurlock

Commodity Classic: Curbing farm bill expectations

WASHINGTON, Mar. 8, 2017 - For agricultural groups, membership meetings in the months leading up to a new farm bill can be peppered with fiery dialogue about the best path forward to fix the current legislation. At last week’s Commodity Classic, that didn’t happen.
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Agri-Pulse Daybreak for March 1, 2017

WASHINGTON, Mar. 1, 2017 - President Trump used his first speech to Congress last night to outline an ambitious agenda that includes $1 trillion in infrastructure spending as well as tax cuts and health care and immigration reform.
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