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Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack. (USDA)
Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack. (USDA)
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Vilsack Announces Drought Assistance [AUDIO]

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says additional funding and other assistance  will be provided by the USDA to help agriculture producers deal with the drought conditions that have struck much of the nation. Members of the University of Wyoming Energy Resources Council and the Advanced Conversion Technologies Task Force will meet this month in Laramie. Amy Richards reports. Click past jump to listen to Wyoming Radio News.

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Economist Advises Meat Lovers to Stock Up Now

Creighton University Economist Ernie Goss says he expects meat prices to skyrocket in the near future due to the nationwide drought.

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USDA Says Money Available to Fund Crop Insurance [AUDIO]

Bill Murphy of the USDA Risk Management Agency says that agency will have the necessary funding available to handle potential crop insurance claims related to the drought conditions much of the country is experiencing. A team of students, faculty, staff and administrators from the University of Wyoming joined similar teams from 32 institutions across the country in Washington D.C. recently to learn about ways to improve the health of their students by reducing risks associated with high-risk drinking. Amy Richards has a report. Click past jump to listen to Wyoming Radio News.

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Drought Reducing Corn, Soybean Crops [AUDIO]

The nation's corn and soybean crops are experiencing declining yields due to drought conditions in parts of the country. The U.S.D.A  had projected a record  harvest, but officials say as much as 60 percent of the corn crop is facing moderate to extreme drought. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has rejected a proposal to allow unlimited mountain lion hunting in parts of the Black Hills. Amy Richards has a report. Click past jump to listen to Wyoming Radio News.

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Winter Wheat (Courtesy Wikipedia)
Winter Wheat (Courtesy Wikipedia)
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Winter Wheat Outlook Up [AUDIO]

The winter wheat crop will be higher this year than last year, according to surveys from the National Agricultural Statistics Service. With the Supreme Court expected to issue a ruling within the next couple of weeks on key provisions of the Affordable Care Act, several health insurance providers say they will continue offering certain provisions of the law, regardless of it's legal fate. Amy Richards has a report. Click past jump to listen to Wyoming Radio News.

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Ag Census Approaching [AUDIO]

Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission Supervisor Tom Doll has apologized for saying greed is motivating people in the Pavillion area who blame hydraulic fracturing for polluting the groundwater. Amy Richards reports. Being counted in the U.S.D.A. agriculture census every five years is both critical and required, according to Renee Picanso with the agency's census and survey division. She says the forms will be sent out on December 28th, 2012. Click past jump to listen to Wyoming Radio News.

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Seattle City Council to Consider Coal Terminal Issues [AUDIO]

The Seattle City Council is scheduled to consider a resolution on Tuesday opposing the development of coal export terminals in Washington State because of traffic, environmental and health concerns. The issue could impact

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U.W. Extension to Host Drought Workshop [AUDIO]

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has  put additional steps in place to fight fraud and enhance the integrity of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The University of Wyoming Extension will host a drought management workshop next month in Wheatland. Doug Randall has the details. Click past the jump to listen to Wyoming Radio News.

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Environmentalists File Coal Lease Lawsuit [AUDIO]

Two environmental groups have filed a lawsuit against the U-S government to halt four coal leases in the Powder River Basin. Amy Richards has a report. It looks like food bills this year will be higher than last, but the increase will likely be smaller, according to USDA Economist Ricky Volpe. Click past jump to listen to Wyoming Radio News.

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U-W International Program Wants Input [AUDIO]

Members of the University of Wyoming International program are looking for input on the future of the program. Amy Richards has a report. The USDA's Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Economic Development says the agency is stressing a more regional approach to economic development these days. Click past jump to listen to Wyoming Radio News.

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