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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Amid bird flu outbreak, turkey farmers increase security
3/30/15 Huffington Post
U.S. consumers likely will benefit from lower prices eventually because poultry that would have been exported will have to be sold instead on the domestic market, where excess supply puts downward pressure on prices, said Glynn Tonsor, an agricultural economist at Kansas State University. Chicken prices were already poised to fall because the broiler industry is ramping up production, he said.

Moonshine, Hogs and Drought Fuel Sorghum Boom Across U.S. Plains
3/31/15 The Washington Post
Some farmers in Kansas are being offered 35 cents a bushel more for sorghum planted this spring than corn, according to Dan O'Brien, an economist at Kansas State University in Manhattan. The state is the biggest U.S. grower. The cash price for sorghum delivered in Kansas City slid 0.7 percent in the past 12 months.

*This drug, banned in Europe, Russia and China, may be in your lunch
3/31/15 Reuters
A March 2014 report from Texas Tech University and Kansas State University found that during cattle's lives "the incidence of death was 80 percent greater in animals administered [Zilmax]."

 

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