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New Ground — Episode 27: Atrazine, Cattle Numbers, Plant-Based Products

· July 29, 2022

Welcome to the 27th episode of New Ground,’s video news update series where we bring together the latest and most important food and agriculture stories. Your host is Ryan Tipps, the managing editor for AGDAILY. Episode 27 dives into these main topics: – Fate of atrazine use – National cattle numbers – Purchasing plant-based […]

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Iowa soybean farmer pays tribute to late father

· July 21, 2022

Des Moines, Iowa’s CBS affiliate KCCI covered a son’s touching tribute to his father, who passed away before the planting season started due to a heart condition.  Using GPS and the image loaded onto the prescription layer of his planter’s monitor, Brian Ricklefs wrote “MISS YOU DAD” in 200-foot-tall letters. It honors Tim Ricklefs, who […]

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Greg Peterson and wife BrookeAnna sing amid the wheat field

· June 21, 2022

This scenery just before the wheat harvest is stunning in this tender video put out by Greg Peterson and his wife, BrookeAnna. Together, they cover the John Denver song Matthew, which is all about living life the right way and being a good person. The couple’s melody and Greg’s guitar-playing is the perfect complement to […]

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Cowboys ride into action when cow gets loose in Oklahoma City

· June 6, 2022

Many people on Reddit are calling this the most American thing they’ve ever seen.  A couple of cowboys rode into action Monday morning in downtown Oklahoma City after a cow had gotten loose on busy Interstate 40. Helicopter video from KOCO News 5 in OKC detailed a good bit of the event. The animal eventually […]

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Why do Bill Gates and other wealthy Americans buy up farmland?

· May 27, 2022

In early 2021, Bill Gates made headlines for becoming the largest private farmland owner in the U.S. According to The Land Report, at the time, Gates had a total of 268,985 acres, almost all of which is active farmland. Yet he’s hardly alone. Some of the wealthiest landowners — including Jeff Bezos, John Malone, and Thomas […]

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Documentary explores ranching’s role in grizzly conservation

· May 19, 2022

Working Lands: A Story of Bears and Ranching is a short documentary that explores the surprising and complex relationship between ranchers and wildlife behind one of the world’s greatest ecological successes that has been quietly unfolding outside Yellowstone National Park. The threatened Yellowstone grizzly bear population has been expanding westward into a region known as […]

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