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UPDATE: 2 Plead Not Guilty to Abusing Cows

Updated: 03/05/2014 - Two of the four people charged with mistreating cows while working at a Brown County dairy farm have pleaded not guilty to charges.

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Ag Census Shows Boom in Farm Sales

Posted: 02/21/2014 - American agriculture has experienced a boom, with market values of crops, livestock and total agricultural products reaching record highs even as the amount of U.S. farmland declined.

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Wis. Dairy Farmers Enjoying Rare Price Boom

Updated: 04/02/2014 - Wisconsin's dairy farmers are getting near-record high prices for their milk, thanks to a dramatic increase in dairy exports and a smaller milk supply.

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Obama Launching Program to Boost Rural Exports

Posted: 02/07/2014 - When President Barack Obama heads to Michigan State University to sign the farm bill Friday, he'll be bringing a new initiative with him that he hopes will help boost exports.

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States Weighing Labels on Genetically Altered Food

Posted: 01/22/2014 - States from Rhode Island to Hawaii are considering requiring labels on food items containing genetically modified ingredients, which account for two-thirds of the processed foods on American grocery shelves.

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Soup Recipes from the Wisconsin Beef Council

Posted: 01/15/2014 - Now that it's a new year, chances are you're working on that New Year's resolution. If it's to get healthier in the new year, you're in luck! The Wisconsin Beef Council stopped by NewsChannel 7 at Noon to share two soup recipes that are not only good to eat, but pretty healthy too.

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Pork Producers Call for More Humane Treatment

Posted: 01/10/2014 - Animal rights groups are welcoming this week's announcements by two meat companies that call for producers to treat hogs being raised for slaughter more humanely.

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USDA Opens Door to New Herbicide-Resistant Seeds

Posted: 01/03/2014 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture is opening the door to commercial sales of genetically engineered corn and soybean seeds that are resistant to a weed killer best known as an ingredient in the Vietnam War-era herbicide Agent Orange.

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