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Agriculture Land Prices Up In Wyoming [AUDIO]
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the average price of agricultural land in Wyoming is up 3.8 percent. Doug Randall reports. The Wyoming Association of Community College Trustees (WACCT) has rescheduled the first-ever Wyoming Summit on Community Colleges for Tuesday Dec. 6 at Little America in…
Natural Gas Flaring Decision Possibly Delayed [AUDIO]
The state's draft policy on flaring of natural gas may be delayed until the January meeting of the state Board of Land Commissioners. Amy Richards has a report. The USDA is looking at adjusting more crop premium rates, according to Bill Murphy, the administrator of the USDA Risk Management Agen…
Auditor’s Office Receives Award (audio)
The USDA is taking public comment on it's Environmental Impact Statement on a genetically engineered sugarbeet known as Roundup Ready. Wyoming's State Auditor's Office has been recognized for excellence in financial reporting by  a peer group. Amy Richards has details. Click past…
Senator Barrasso Co-Sponsors Rural Health Care Bill
U.S. Senator John Barrasso is co-sponsoring a bill which he says w9ill improve rural health care. Doug Randall reports. Final recommendations for update school meal program guidelines will be released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture later this year. Click past the jump to listen to Wyomin…
Ag Incomes Up [AUDIO]
The latest numbers from the USDA show several farm income categories near or above record levels. Campbell County is hiring a consultant to offer advice on diversifying the county's mineral-extraction centered economy. Amy Richards has details. Click past jump to listen to Wyoming Radio News.
Cody Company Declares Chapter 11 Bankruptcy [AUDIO]
In the face of probable budget cuts,  U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says it may be time to modernize and reorganize the agency. Doug Randall reports that Cody based Red Eagle Oil Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Click past the jump to listen to Wyoming Radio News.
USDA Survey: It Costs More To Run A Farm [AUDIO]
After deliberating for less than two hours, a jury has convicted a 26 year old Mills, Wyoming man of robbing a downtown Casper bank at knife point in February. Doug Randall has that story. According to a new survey from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, it cost more to run a farm in 2010. AG repor…