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  • Mandatory COOL: Still Detrimental to Trade, Still No Easy Solution
  • Released: October 28, 2014

    Latest on Country of Origin Labeling Video

    Abolish? Make further tweaks? Or perhaps, make it voluntary? On the heels of the World Trade Organization’s (WTO’s) latest ruling on U.S. mandatory country-of-origin labeling (COOL), debate on both sides of the issue continues.
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  • Evaluating Cattle Feeding Sites Vital to Producers
  • Released: October 24, 2014

    For Kansas’ cattle producers, building new feeding facilities can mean shelling out serious cash. However, Ron Graber, Kansas State University watershed extension specialist, said it’s an investment that pays for itself for years to come.

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  • Kansas Grocer Forms Unique Relationship with Local Farmers
  • Released: October 20, 2014

    Rural Kansas Grocer Forms Unique Relationship with Local Farmers Video

    Produce items adorned with oval-shaped gold stickers at Hiawatha Thiftway, located in northeast Kansas, are grown by local farmers. Store owner Tim White partners with the local farmers’ market to bring these locally grown foods into his store.

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  • Make Time to Body Condition Score Cows
  • Released: October 14, 2014

    The old tractor still runs, but because the fuel gauge is busted, you have to keep checking to make sure it has enough fuel to continue working. And whether you realize it or not, your cows function similarly to that old tractor.

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