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USDA Releases Results Of 2012 Ag Census
Today the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released the final 2012 Census of Agriculture results sharing a wide-range of information about what agricultural products were raised in the United States in 2012, and where, how and by whom t…
Beef Recall Hits Wyoming
A recall of over 8-million pounds of beef, because of allegations that a California producer used "diseased and unsound animals" in the production of its meat, has reached Wyoming.
USDA: Southeastern Wyoming Emerging From Drought
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The latest report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows southeast Wyoming may be emerging from 11 months of drought.
The USDA's weekly Drought Monitor out Thursday shows the Cheyenne area has been downgraded from "moderate drought" to &qu…
USDA’s Crop Report For 2012 Shows Drought Impact
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is releasing its final crop report for 2012, providing a glimpse of what last year's drought cost the nation's farmers and others.
The report covers a number of crops, but attention will likely focus on corn production...
Cheat Grass Connection To More Western Wildfires
Cheat grass is a common invasive plant in the western U.S., but its presence has grown significantly over the last decade. So much so, that researchers believe it may be a main culprit in the increase in western wildfires.
Jennifer Balch, of Penn State University, says cheat grass now covers some 25 …

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