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  • Early season archery hunting strategies
    by Brent Barnett on September 23, 2023 at 10:00 am

    Bow season has already opened up in several states and a hunter from Iowa is offering some tips when it comes to hunting deer during the early season. Southern Iowa hunter Lance Cornelius, a member of The Woodsman and BuckVentures, joined Outdoor Adventures this week to discuss the areas he targets during the first few weeks of archery season. AUDIO: Lance Cornelius – The Woodsman ...     

  • Minnesota Farmers Union continues call for competition title in next farm bill
    by Mark Dorenkamp on September 22, 2023 at 8:49 pm

    Farmers Union members continue to call for a competition title in the next farm bill. Minnesota Farmers Union vice president Anne Schwagerl tells Brownfield that includes greater enforcement of the Packers and Stockyards Act. “So that there’s greater transparency in cattle markets, as well as bring back mandatory Country of Origin labeling.” She acknowledges the appropriations process is stunting farm bill negotiations. “That’s probably sucking a lot of the air out of Washington D.C. ...     

  • Fed’s rate pause could allow financing benefits
    by Nicole Heslip on September 22, 2023 at 8:48 pm

    Farmers Business Network is encouraging farmers to reflect on financing options for next year following the Federal Reserve’s pause on interest rate hikes. Kathy Bogardus tells Brownfield now might be the time to lock in next year’s input purchases or operating line of credit. “It’s just a good opportunity for people to look at options while one—they could be saving money by taking advantage of these rates or the promotions that are going on, and two—just locking it in before the rates go even higher,” she says. ...     

  • Dairy farmers want Class I milk formula switched
    by Nicole Heslip on September 22, 2023 at 8:42 pm

    A member of the American Farm Bureau’s dairy policy committee says changing the fluid milk pricing structure has been a widespread request from farmers during USDA’s hearing process. “That’s probably one of the biggest priorities that we would like to see happen—pretty unanimous that it’s necessary among producer groups.” Brian Preston tells Brownfield the formula was changed at the request of processors to mitigate risk, but market factors have left dairy farmers at a disadvantage. ...     

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