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CSKT water compact awaits approval in MT

Claiming and retaining water use rights has been an issue for landowners for centuries. The discussion and controversy over who owns the water and is entitled to use it continues today.

 

 
 
 
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WOTUS' promise of ag protection not convincing

Last Monday, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy addressed the National Farmers Union (NFU) at their annual conference in Kansas. In her speech, she offered some insight into the new and improved Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule.

 

 
 
 
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Checkoff MOU signed by majority of groups

Seven national organizations—including the American Farm Bureau Federation, the American National CattleWomen, Inc.

 

 
 
 
Daily News

The why behind the continued Californian drought

—Oceanic conditions drive continued drought, relief unlikely

The situation in California is dire. That hardly needs to be reiterated as reports of the next-to-nonexistent snowpack saturate the mainstream media as well as industry outlets. But the questions of “why?” and “when will it stop?” get less attention.

 

 
 
 
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National Ag Week recognizes contribution to food supply, economy

National Ag Week this year was recognized and celebrated Mar. 15-21, with the theme, “Agriculture: Sustaining Future Generations.” The week provides an opportunity to recognize the contribution of agriculture to the nation’s food supply and economy.

 

 
 
 
Daily Market Update

AFTERNOON MARKET UPDATE; March 16

Activity in feedlot country was typically limited to the distribution of new showlists. The mid-month offering seems generally larger than last week. Some asking prices are around $163 in the South and $260-$262 in the North.

 

 
 
 
Daily Market Update

DAILY FED CATTLE; March 16

Thus far for Monday negotiated cash trade was inactive on light demand in all feeding regions. The latest established market in any feeding region was last week, with live sales at 161.00 in the Southern Plains.

 

 
 
 
Daily Market Update

WEEKLY FEEDER CATTLE SUMMARY; March 13

Compared to last week, yearlings traded mostly firm to 5.00 higher, with instances 6.00-10.00 higher throughout the Midwest and Northern Plains.

 

 
 
 
 
 

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