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Famo Feeds Inc., of Freeport, Minnesota, is an unusual livestock feed maker for Minnesota because an independent, family-owned manufacturer has its own brand of feed. The company’s colorful logo is a curiosity for the thousands of motorists and customers traveling along Interstate 94, en route to and from the Twin Cities.
The Crop Progress report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service released Monday, June 13, 2022, showed there’s more corn in good (59%) or excellent (13%) condition, than at this point last year, when 56% was rated good and 12% excellent.

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This week on AgweekTV, USDA increases help for ranchers who lost cattle in spring blizzards. We'll check out the wheat condition in central North Dakota on the Agweek Cereals Crop Tour. We'll meet one of animal agriculture's most visible ambassadors. And policymakers hit the road to hear what farmers want in the next farm bill.

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The $401 million in loans and grants comes from the ReConnect Program, a fund dispersed by the U.S. Agriculture Department. It will support high-speed internet projects in Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, North Dakota and Texas, USDA said.

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