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USDA Awards $20 Million in Grants for Citrus Greening Research

Feb 8, 2016 00:00:00 CST
WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2016 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today awarded $20.1 million in grants to university researchers for research and extension projects to help citrus producers fight Huanglongbing (HLB), commonly known as citrus greening disease. This funding is available through the Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI) Citrus Disease Research and Extension Program (CDRE), which was authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill and is administered by USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).
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Cow Vet Vlog: Big ol' sheep dog

Mon, 08 Feb 2016 17:03:11 +0000

Just another day in the life of Cody Creelman, a cow vet in Alberta, Canada. This week, Dr. Cody is back to work with a, "great case of congestive heart failure and a big ol' sheep dog."


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Cattle Futures

@GF - FEEDER CATTLE - CME Last Chg
Mar 16 149.325 - 4.500
Apr 16 148.975 - 4.500
May 16 148.550 - 4.500
Aug 16 149.050 - 4.500
Sep 16 147.275 - 4.500
Oct 16 145.475 - 4.500
Nov 16 141.850 - 4.500
Jan 17 142.375 - 4.500
 
@LE - LIVE CATTLE - CME Last Chg
Feb 16 133.050 - 3.000
Apr 16 131.400 - 3.000
Jun 16 121.050 - 3.000
Aug 16 117.625 - 3.000
Oct 16 118.100 - 3.000
Dec 16 117.925 - 3.000
Feb 17 116.975 - 3.000
Apr 17 116.325 - 3.000
 
@C - CORN - CBOT Last Chg
Mar 16 362'4 -3'4
May 16 367'0 -3'6
Jul 16 372'2 -3'6
Sep 16 377'4 -3'4
Dec 16 385'6 -3'6
Mar 17 394'2 -3'4
May 17 400'4 -3'4
Jul 17 402'6 -3'4
Sep 17 398'0 -4'0
 
@S - SOYBEANS - CBOT Last Chg
Mar 16 863'0 -5'0
May 16 867'0 -4'6
Jul 16 873'0 -5'2
Aug 16 875'0 -5'4
Sep 16 874'6 -5'6
Nov 16 877'6 -6'0
Jan 17 882'6 -6'0
Mar 17 884'2 -5'4
May 17 888'2 -5'4
Jul 17 892'4 -5'4
Aug 17 932'0 -5'4
Sep 17 896'0 -5'6
Nov 17 881'6 -4'0
Jan 18 887'2 -4'0
Mar 18 890'0 -4'0
May 18 891'0 -4'0
Jul 18 897'0 -4'0
Aug 18 897'0 -4'0
Sep 18 897'0 -4'0
Nov 18 882'4 -3'6
Jul 19 891'6 -3'6
Nov 19 890'0 -0'4