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Doug Stone

Doug Stone is celebrating the 30th anniversary of his 1991 hit "Jukebox with a Country Song" with a multi-city tour that kicks off on March 26 in...

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  • USSEC highlights benefits of US soy beyond nutritional advantages
    by Amie Simpson on March 3, 2021 at 10:01 pm

    The US Soybean Export Council is looking for new opportunities to highlight the benefits of soybeans. USSEC is using a new tool, the Soy Nutrition Value Calculator, to show customers the added value of U.S. soybeans. CEO Jim Sutter says they are also trying to grow demand for soybeans beyond nutrition. “I think the continuation of this is to look at the whole soybean— so we look at the oil component and the other physical characteristics of the soybean,” he says. ...     

  • Missouri Pork’s Nikodim honored by NPPC
    by Will Robinson on March 3, 2021 at 9:51 pm

    The National Pork Producers Council is recognizing the executive director of the Missouri Pork Association for outstanding leadership and commitment. Don Nikodim said he appreciates receiving the NPPC Paulson-Whitmore State Executive Award for what he calls just doing his job. He took the position at Missouri Pork in 1983 but he said his passion for the industry began as a kid. “[I] grew up in 4-H and FFA and raised pigs, that’s where it all started,” Nikodim said. ...     

  • FFA students tap school forest maple trees for syrup
    by Larry Lee on March 3, 2021 at 9:46 pm

    A central Wisconsin school is ready for the maple sap to start running.  Mark Cournoyer is the agriculture science instructor and FFA advisor at Auburndale.  “It’s early in the stages. When you tap a tree this early, you know, just as things are starting, sometimes you get the magic and sometimes it’s just a metaphorical letdown but we know that it’s coming. This week is the week, and things are going to be hopping along here.” Mark Cournoyer Cournoyer tells Brownfield the students and staff tap about 250 trees in the school forest and in the community, and they partner with a local producer who cooks the sap and gives the school half of the finished syrup. ...     

  • Commodity leaders share wants/needs at Classic ’21
    by Julie Harker on March 3, 2021 at 9:44 pm

    In the 2021 Virtual Commodity Classic, Kody Carson, president of National Sorghum Producers, says in the face of so many weather disasters, Congress should fully fund the WHIP Plus program, “I myself and the National Sorghum Producers are really pushing to see that the USDA recognizes the value of this very effective program that really works from the grassroots level.” National Corn Growers Association President John Linder says they’ve made climate change mitigation part of their policy and it’s well known the Biden/Harris Administration is focused on climate solutions, “Telling us science really does matter. ...     

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