RURAL REFLECTIONS Project Dorothy Room
I finally got a project in July, prior to that time life had been enough of a project to keep me busy. Although I have not finished this task yet, I wanted to write about it before summer had ... Posted on 8/12/11 at 11:57 AM
Breeding stock will no longer be required to undergo TB testing
WORTHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Thursday issued a federal order that will allow beef producers in modified bovine tuberculosis zones to transport their breeding animals across state lines without undergoing costly TB testing.
Farmers and agriculture experts offered suggestions to improve the federal crop insurance program Wednesday at a House subcommittee hearing.
Although they said the program has weaknesses, witnesses at the Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management hearing agreed that federal crop insurance is the most important risk-management tool for farmers.
By Caitlyn Zachry, Scripps Howard Foundation Wire
, April 23, 2009
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