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ISSUE DATE: 04/29/2013

Concern over Agenda 21

By Doug Rich

Andrea (Andy) Hutchison said she has had enough of trying to deal with animal rights activists and environmentalists. The Oklahoma rancher said these groups can never be satisfied. Enough is never enough and they will just keep asking for more until private property rights are things of the past, according to Hutchison. (Journal photo by Doug Rich.) As her children and grandchildren filter through the office at the Chain Land and Cattle Company on this bright spring morning, Andrea (Andy) Hutchison looks more like the proud mother and grandmother she is than the agricultural activist she has become. Some of the kids come to see what their job is for the day and others are looking for the home-baked goodies sitting next to the coffee pot on the shelf.


NEWS

Activists pounce on Nebraska animal-abuse bill
Cattle producers appalled that EPA releases personal information on farmers, ranchers
Concern over Agenda 21 turn cattlewoman into agricultural activist
CSU to offer ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification course
EPA releases February biodiesel figures
Farmers' Market Promotion Act signed into law
Hazardous Occupations Safety Training in Agriculture courses set
KFB expresses concerns to Senate Ag Committee
K-State Master of Agribusiness program now available
Moms see the farms and learn the ropes
Spring's pollen outburst a feast for bees
Stress at work linked to increased risk of heart disease
Vilsack discusses migration issues
Wheat organizations announce research funding
World Food Prize Laureate: World has enough food to feed people, but policies interfere

CROPS

Campaign promotes seed treatment safety
Chemical trickery explored to help contain potato pest
Cody Millar named Outstanding Colorado Young Farmer
Drought may mean less nitrogen needed for 2013 corn
FAPC supports Made in Oklahoma Month
Guide Rock crop stubble meeting rescheduled
K-State Crops Team ends spring season on strong note
Linker wins Outstanding Colorado Young Farmers Member Award
Montana food growers see farm-to-table trend
O'Neill named NRCS state conservationist for Oklahoma
Organically grown alfalfa offers opportunities
Planting corn in wet soil can damage root system
Producers should monitor fields closely for freeze injury
Rachel Cruze to give April 16 lecture at K-State Union
Register for plant management course
Sorghum groups announce industry awards
Spring frost advisory means some plants may get nipped
U.S. soy leads by example in soy sustainability
USDA says 9.82M acres of upland cotton will be planted in 2013
Webinar set for lesser prairie-chicken discussion
Wheat quality tour to examine Kansas wheat fields
Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust seeks nominations for Kurt Bucholz Award

LIVESTOCK

Agribusiness industry selects college scholarship recipients
Angus calves at auction bring record premiums
Black Ink: Care about the cows
Breeder receives World Simmental Federation honors
Cattle on feed numbers released
Checkoff calls for Beef Quality Assurance Award nominations
Colorado Leopold Conservation Award recipient announced
Growing interest in branding raises common questions
Hypothermia in newborn calves
ICA bull sale attracts buyers focused on cow-calf herds
Manage for Profit symposium to cover strategies to maximize calf value
Mile High Night Hereford Sale grosses $666,925
Range Beef Cow Symposium scheduled
Select proper injection sites at calf-working time
Select Sires CEO to speak at annual Jersey meeting
Taste is king for beef consumers
Town hall meetings focus on growing demand for local meat
U.S. Beef Academy offers young producers an applied learning experience
UNL specialists offer tips for grazing and forage management
UW meat judging team has record-breaking spring

EDITOR

City cousins
Groundhog Day
The family that eats together stays together
Why we live here

COLUMNS

Dripline improvements expand irrigation design
Horse sense leads to common sense
Just a scoop full
Small extinguisher produces big results
Sunrise/Sunset

MARKETS

Amarillo livestock auction summary
Another cold, snowy week Montana
April snow helping spring grazing wyoming
Arkansas livestock auction summary
Clovis livestock auction report
Cool soils delay early corn planting
Corn planters are running
Denison feeder cattle auction
Dodge City livestock sales report
Ericson livestock auction report
Freezing temps damage wheat in southeast part of state Colorado
Freezing temps negatively impact Plains wheat Texas
Georgia cattle auction summary
Grain market close
Grain prices lower
Joplin regional cattle sales report
Lexington livestock market report
Moisture limits fieldwork minnesota
Most fieldwork halted because of precipitation arkansas
Most hay selling steady
Newell sheep sales report
OKC West livestock sales report
OKC West sheep and goat auction report
Pratt 3 p.m. cattle sales report
Pratt livestock feeder cattle auction report
Rains all but stop planting Missouri
Salina livestock auction report
San Angelo livestock auction report
Seeds and seedlings necessary to sustain rangelands
South Central direct sheep sales report
Springfield dairy livestock sales report
Study: Earlier planting helps in managing bacterial panicle blight
Tulia livestock auction report
Tulsa cattle sales report
Warmer temps needed to assess wheat freeze damage kansas
Weather continues to limit fieldwork South Dakota
Weather halts spring fieldwork Nebraska
Weather slows fieldwork, delays forage growth oklahoma
Wet conditions continue to limit field work iowa
Wheat condition mostly very poor New mexico

RANGE

Hay trade slow to moderate
UW Extension hosts management-intensive grazing school near Glenrock

FAMILY

Appetizers, side dishes round out a meal
Are you getting enough vitamin D?
Boost your savings in 2013
Borers a common problem in trees
Carrots are a healthy addition to your diet
Consider soil and location before choosing tree variety
Enhancing yogurt with healthful fiber from oats
Extension Master Gardeners to hold spring garden tour
Fences, walls and boundaries
FFA video contest tells the story of agriculture
Kansas Corn supports CommonGround mission of sharing farm story
Master of International Agriculture program on the rise
Meditation
Palm features a lush entry courtyard
Remember food safety at farmers markets
Serving up smiles
Slow the spread of Eastern Redcedar
Soil moisture crucial to successful gardens

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