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Each week we highlight essential legislative and policy conversations affecting agriculture nationwide. Host Sabrina Halvorson is a 30-year media veteran known nationally for her award-winning, balanced, and accurate reporting. For more than 10 years, she has specialized in agriculture news focused on political issues. While most agriculture news podcasts focus primarily on Midwest crops, we uniquely understand specialty crops, their regions, and their related industries. AgNet Weekly also t ...
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The American Ag Network provides agricultural news, market information, ag weather and other information to keep America’s farmers and ranchers informed. Check out our daily American Ag Today podcast and other special interviews/features. Join Farm Broadcasters Jesse Allen and Richard Ristvedt for the latest in agriculture covering everywhere from the Dakotas, Minnesota, Iowa and Nebraska to Washington D.C. and beyond.
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A proposed northern California anti-agriculture measure could have an effect nationwide. The measure in Sonoma County would eliminate animal agriculture in that county. This week, we’re joined by Executive Director of the Sonoma County Farm Bureau, Dayna Ghirardelli, to tell us more about the push to drive animal ag out.…
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Get the latest agriculture news in today’s AgNet News Hour, hosted by Brian German. Today’s show features information about new initiatives to support the organic sector and an interview with Aubrey Bettencourt about a recent trip to Washington D.C. Tune in to the show for these news stories, interviews, features, and more.…
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Get the latest agriculture news in today’s AgNet News Hour, hosted by Sabrina Halvorson. On today’s show, USDA expects a larger California almond crop. Plus, we hear from an expert about why China is important to California agriculture. To read the report mentioned in today’s interview, click here. Tune in for these news stories, interviews, featur…
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Get the latest agriculture news in today’s AgNet News Hour, hosted by Sabrina Halvorson. On today’s show, USDA is seeking feedback from California producers about 2024 crops, stocks, inventories, and values. Plus, changes will soon take effect for user fees connected to USDA efforts to protect our borders from pest and plant disease threats. Tune i…
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A group of lawmakers is putting some weight on the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service in response to NASS cutting off some important reports. U.S. Representative Tracey Mann (R-KS-01), who is also Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry, is among lawmakers leading the charge to get a tu…
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Get the latest agriculture news in today’s AgNet News Hour, hosted by Sabrina Halvorson. Representative Tracey Mann (R-KS) joins Sabrina Halvorson to discuss USDA’s move to stop providing important July reports. Also, Brian German reports on monitoring geopolitical issues impacting fertilizer prices and availability. Tune in for these news stories,…
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Get the latest agriculture news in today’s AgNet News Hour, hosted by Sabrina Halvorson. Today’s show takes a look at funding to support the citrus industry included in the farm bill proposals and investments made through the NRCS Working Lands for Wildlife partnership. Tune in for news stories, interviews, features, and more.…
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Get the latest agriculture news in today’s AgNet News Hour, hosted by Sabrina Halvorson. On today’s show Farm Broadcasters had a special session with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack this week. He talked on two primary topics with us, the outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza and the announcement on the GREET program. Tune in for these new…
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For our May conversation, brought to you by the North Dakota Soybean Council, we discuss spring planting tips for soybean farmers in North Dakota. Sarah Lovas, ND agronomist & ND State Board of Agricultural Research & Education (SBARE) Chair, joins us to share tips to get your crop off to a good start this planting season.…
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Get the latest agriculture news in today’s AgNet News Hour, hosted by Sabrina Halvorson. Today's show highlights a critical crop protection material available for Central Valley tomato growers, disappointment in the latest water allocation, and sugar producers have an issue with USDA's latest nutrition standards for school meals. Tune in for these …
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The Environmental Protection Agency announced its final rule to designate the two most common PFAS chemicals as hazardous materials under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act or CERCLA, and while these chemicals are not used on farms, this rule could have a big financial effect on many farms around the nation. T…
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Get the latest agriculture news in today’s AgNet News Hour, hosted by Sabrina Halvorson. Today's show includes industry calls for full funding of the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program and what types of assistance is available from NRCS Service Centers. Tune in for these news stories, interviews, features, and more.…
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