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Producers can contract to sell cattle on new online site

Sep. 12, 2019 1:28 PM EDT

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota man has created a new online site where livestock producers can contract to sell their cattle. Kim Ulmer, who owns a livestock and machinery marketing company in Huron, said he created the American Mercantile Exchange in response to volatile market conditions. The first...

AP PHOTOS: German herdsmen lead autumn Alpine cattle drive

Sep. 11, 2019 9:51 AM EDT

BAD HINDELANG, Germany (AP) — Bavarian herdsmen have gathered together in the Alps in for an annual autumn ritual, driving their herds of cattle from high mountain pastures to the valley below in preparation for the cold winter to come. Dressed in traditional lederhosen pants and felted hats garnished with...

Missouri GOP Gov. Parson announces 2020 bid to keep his job

Sep. 8, 2019 5:19 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mike Parson is Missouri's unexpected governor, assuming power when his predecessor resigned in scandal. A little more than a year into his mostly uneventful stewardship of the state, the Republican governor announced Sunday that he's seeking a full term, and his folksy and...

The Latest: Missouri Gov. Parson announces bid for full term

Sep. 8, 2019 4:44 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on Missouri Gov. Mike Parson announcing that he's running for a full term in office (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Missouri Republican Gov. Mike Parson says he's running to keep his seat. Parson, who had long been expected to run for a full term, made it official on...

NFL's latest Huddle for 100 cleans up Douglas Park

Sep. 4, 2019 6:33 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The NFL staged its third national NFL Huddle for 100 event Wednesday at Douglas Park, with beautifying areas of the park the main goal. Commissioner Roger Goodell and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot attended Huddle Up to Play it Forward, along with about 300 volunteers on the day before the...

British farm moo-ves into new tech with 5G collars on cows

Sep. 4, 2019 6:57 AM EDT

SHEPTON MALLET, England (AP) — On the dairy farm of the future, the cows are going wireless. The bovine residents of a British agricultural technology research center are helping to test next generation mobile technology aimed at helping make dairy farming more efficient. The herd's 180 cows are fitted...

New Mexico official: Retake state land leased to Epstein

Aug. 29, 2019 8:26 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's attorney general urged officials Thursday to retake state trust land that had been leased to Jeffrey Epstein's ranch, saying the financier's bid for the scrubby, desert acreage meant for cattle grazing should not have been granted. In a statement, Attorney General...

To boost workforce, medical schools try to sell rural life

Aug. 9, 2019 9:45 PM EDT

BRISTOL, Va. (AP) — On a field trip to the Birthplace of Country Music Museum, Ashish Bibireddy put on headphones and scrolled through a jukebox of music from an influential 1927 recording session. Bibireddy and nine other medical students had already been biking and rafting on their visit to rural...

Man details cattle deal involving missing Wisconsin brothers

Aug. 8, 2019 3:21 PM EDT

KINGSTON, Mo. (AP) — A man charged with tampering with a vehicle used by two Wisconsin brothers who are missing and presumed dead in Missouri was involved in a business arrangement with another farmer that included calves owned by the brothers, according to people involved in the deal. Brothers Nick and...

Controlled grazing helps Kentucky farm increase yields

Aug. 4, 2019 10:52 AM EDT

For the past two years, Bub and Lakayah Daugherty have been focused on increasing their farm output while minimizing labor and costs, while also creating sustainable land they hope to pass on to their two children someday. The Daughertys own D and D Farm, in Horse Branch, which consists of about 300 acres on...