The United States is in the thralls of summer, and with that can come heat, flash droughts, and occasional, if not frequent, thunderstorm activity. Several areas of the U.S. experienced extreme heat this past week, particularly notable across much of the South and in the East. Parts of western Texas and eastern New Mexico were 6 to 10 degrees F above their typical averages, with little rainfall to speak of in much of the region. On the other hand much of the northern tier of the U.S. int…
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The economic impact of the tunnel collapse on the Gering-Fort Laramie Canal could climb as high as $89 million if the loss of irrigation water results in a total crop failure, according to a new report issued by University of Wyoming Extension and Nebraska Extension.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service in Hong Kong reports that late Aug. 13, local media in Hong Kong shared news that two pigs, confirmed to be infected with African Swine Fever virus, were detected in the interim transfer house in Shenzhen, China.
Many corn produces developed very thoughtful marketing plans last winter that included pricing points at the $3.80 to $4 per bushel. These pricing points were established based on sound market outlook information at the time. Numerous producers forward priced their corn in late April and May…
Rob Rhoads of Virginia Tech discusses the metabolic and physiological changes cattle make when heat stressed in remarks at the American Society of Animal Scientists annual meeting. This video news is provided by Certified Angus Beef LLC and the American Angus Association. Visit www.CABcattle…
Farmers and Ranchers Livestock Commission Co., Salina, Kansas, reported receipts of 1,919 head of cattle selling Aug. 15, compared to 3,599 head the previous week, according to the USDA-Kansas Department of Agriculture Market News, Dodge City, Kansas.
Invite your friends and neighbors over, spread out some comfy seating and dim the lights. Whether it’s a birthday sleepover, an adults-only gathering or nearly anything in-between, hosting a movie night in the comfort of your own home – or on a projector in the yard—can be the perfect escape. Of course, tasty snacks only add to the fun.
Back-to-school season means busy schedules filled with extracurricular activities, homework and carpools. It can be challenging to find quality time to spend with loved ones, let alone get a wholesome, homemade meal on the table.
Enjoy your summer with fresh fruit like strawberries in this easy strawberry shortcake recipe.
From backyard barbecues and family picnics to a bright addition to seasonal recipes, sweet cherries not only provide a boost of flavor but also pack a punch when it comes to nutrition, helping keep you and your family healthy during busy summer months.
Backyard barbecues and family picnics are plentiful during the summer months, so chances are good you’ll host or attend at least one event this season. While you’ll likely feast on a bevy of hamburgers, hot dogs and summer salads, a menu filled with fresh, delicious sides makes for a meal worth celebrating.
Invite your friends and neighbors over, spread out some comfy seating and dim the lights. Whether it’s a birthday sleepover, an adults-only gathering or nearly anything in-between, hosting a movie night in the comfort of your own home—or on a projector in the yard—can be the perfect escape. Of course, tasty snacks only add to the fun.