Ranch News Today – February 12, 2013

Posted on February 12, 2013


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Today’s forecast for the strongest net farm income in four decades is another positive testament to the resilience and productivity of U.S. farmers and ranchers.

Sen. Claire McCaskill: “We won a hard-fought battle in the Senate last year with strongly bipartisan postal reform that would have put the Postal Service on the path to sound financial footing, protected rural post offices, and provided strict criteria for the Postal Service to meet before eliminating six-day delivery. Unfortunately, instead of passing the bill, the Republicans in the U.S. House abandoned rural America and allowed the legislation to die. And this is the result of their inaction — an unnecessary loss for business, rural families and the principle of compromise.”

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The Clemson Extension Service holds the test to help cattle producers identify superior genetics in bulls that will help improve the next generation of beef cattle — and profits — in South Carolina’s beef business.

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