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USDA to Begin Work to Strengthen Enforcement of the Packers and Stockyards Act

Fri, 11 Jun 2021 14:08:40 CDT  |   The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will begin work on three proposed rules to support enforcement of the Packers and Stockyards (P&S) Act, the 100-year old law that was originally designed to protect poultry and hog farmers and cattle ranchers from unfair, deceptive, and anti-competitive practices in the meat markets.  Read more...


Agricultural News

  • Wheat Prices Hanging Around $5 for KC July as Harvest Nears  Fri, 30 Apr 2010 6:23:19 CDT
  • Animal Rights Groups Have Multi Generational Plan to Destroy Animal Agriculture  Thu, 29 Apr 2010 21:55:41 CDT
  • Livestock Groups Call on US House to Not Renew Ethanol Supports- Let Them Expire.  Thu, 29 Apr 2010 18:52:02 CDT
  • Wanted- Applications for Class XV of the Oklahoma Ag Leadership Program  Thu, 29 Apr 2010 18:42:28 CDT
  • House Ag Committee Ready to Kick Off Eight Field Hearings on US Farm Policy.  Thu, 29 Apr 2010 16:28:02 CDT
  • Beef Exports Continue with a Positive Trend  Thu, 29 Apr 2010 14:57:13 CDT
  • Congressmen Lucas and Barton to Colleagues- Stop the EPA From Regulating GreenHouse Gas Emissions  Thu, 29 Apr 2010 11:22:24 CDT
  • President Obama Touring in Rural Missouri  Thu, 29 Apr 2010 6:58:06 CDT
  • New President of the Oklahoma FFA for 2010-11- Emily Beanland of Hollis  Wed, 28 Apr 2010 22:49:44 CDT
  • Tara Newton of Kingfisher Wins State Prepared Public Speech Contest  Wed, 28 Apr 2010 16:40:48 CDT
  • Ashton Mese of Kingfisher Wins State Extemp Speech Contest  Wed, 28 Apr 2010 16:31:06 CDT
  • OSU Bred Endurance is Most Planted Variety in Oklahoma This Crop Year  Wed, 28 Apr 2010 15:51:20 CDT
  • Oklahoma Wind Power Gets a Vote of Confidence by Southwest Power Pool  Wed, 28 Apr 2010 9:49:55 CDT
  • Fundamentals Look Great for the Feeder and Stocker Markets- Dr. Derrell Peel  Wed, 28 Apr 2010 7:09:55 CDT
  • Strength in the Cattle Market May Have Some Staying Power  Wed, 28 Apr 2010 6:40:56 CDT
  • Fairview FFA Member Madison McGolden Named Star Farmer of Oklahoma for 2010  Tue, 27 Apr 2010 23:12:03 CDT
  • Madison McGolden of Fairview FFA- Your 2010 FFA Star Farmer of Oklahoma  Tue, 27 Apr 2010 23:43:53 CDT
  • Talking All Things FFA with National FFA Officer Alex Henry of Michigan  Tue, 27 Apr 2010 22:49:03 CDT
  • Ethan Morris of Atoka- the 2010 Oklahoma FFA Star in Agribusiness  Tue, 27 Apr 2010 22:09:23 CDT
  • Cole Childers of Altus- the 2010 Oklahoma FFA Star in Ag Placement  Tue, 27 Apr 2010 21:53:54 CDT
  • Check Out Our Pictures on Flickr From Oklahoma FFA Convention  Tue, 27 Apr 2010 21:40:26 CDT
  • FSA Computer Application Upgraded  Tue, 27 Apr 2010 17:17:42 CDT
  • White House Report Supports Current Rural Policy  Tue, 27 Apr 2010 17:13:42 CDT
  • Oklahoma FFA Convention Kicks Off- We Talk to President Amy Peel  Tue, 27 Apr 2010 6:41:52 CDT
  • White House Issues Report on How to Strengthen Rural America  Tue, 27 Apr 2010 4:27:48 CDT
  • Oklahoma Beef Council Tells Lean Beef Story to Influencers at Oklahoma City Marathon  Mon, 26 Apr 2010 7:05:22 CDT
  • Regional Winners of World Livestock Auctioneer Championship Prepare for Oklahoma City  Mon, 26 Apr 2010 6:40:03 CDT
  • Tips to Maximize Your Visit to an OSU Wheat Variety Plot This Spring  Mon, 26 Apr 2010 6:30:04 CDT
  • Placement Gains Are Surprisingly Small in March  Mon, 26 Apr 2010 6:24:47 CDT
  • Canola and Sunflower Checkoff Rate Set in Oklahoma  Mon, 26 Apr 2010 4:00:33 CDT
  • U.S. Cattle on Feed Down 4 Percent  Fri, 23 Apr 2010 14:42:40 CDT
  • FSA Needs Your Acreage Reports  Fri, 23 Apr 2010 9:08:59 CDT
  • Wheat Prices Moving Higher Despite the Fact Good to Excellent Ratings Dominate Southern Plains Wheat  Fri, 23 Apr 2010 6:06:57 CDT
  • American Meat Institute Says No Fair on Government Support of Corn Based Ethanol  Thu, 22 Apr 2010 7:00:24 CDT
  • Oklahoma Conservation Disticts Declare New CSP Program Makes Every Day Earth Day  Wed, 21 Apr 2010 21:08:15 CDT
  • Cattlemen Not Happy With Navigable Waters Language Under Fire Again in Congress  Wed, 21 Apr 2010 20:11:53 CDT
  • Congressman Lucas and USDA's Vilsack Have Combative Exchange on Farm Policy Priorities in House Ag Committee Hearing  Wed, 21 Apr 2010 11:16:03 CDT
  • US Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack Offers Testimony "From the Heart"  Wed, 21 Apr 2010 11:01:45 CDT
  • Oklahoma Congressman Frank Lucas Says Writing Next Farm Bill is Quite a Challenge That is Ahead  Wed, 21 Apr 2010 10:32:00 CDT
  • Senate Ag Committee Begins to Markup The Wall Street Transparency and Accountability Act of 2010   Wed, 21 Apr 2010 9:51:45 CDT
  • NCBA Hopes All Views of Competition Within Beef Industry Will Be Heard at Beef Related DOJ-USDA Workshop Later This Year  Wed, 21 Apr 2010 6:19:27 CDT
  • Brazil and the US Sign Memorandum Offically Delaying Brazilian Sanctions Against the US   Wed, 21 Apr 2010 5:10:21 CDT
  • NCBA Hopes All Views of Competition Within Beef Industry Will Be Heard at Beef Related DOJ-USDA Workshop Later This Year  Wed, 21 Apr 2010 5:06:11 CDT
  • R-CALF USA Wants HACCP Changes Made  Tue, 20 Apr 2010 17:40:17 CDT
  • Hops Helps Control Livestock Ammonia Production  Tue, 20 Apr 2010 17:35:50 CDT
  • Inhofe Predicts Failure of Climate Change Legislation  Tue, 20 Apr 2010 17:31:23 CDT
  • Senate Ag Committee to Mark Up Wall Street Legislation  Tue, 20 Apr 2010 17:26:47 CDT
  • National Corn Growers Say Thank a Farmer for an Improving Environment on Earth Day  Tue, 20 Apr 2010 10:51:13 CDT
  • County Loan Rates Announced by USDA for 2010  Tue, 20 Apr 2010 10:02:30 CDT
  • Pastora Receives Clearance by EPA for Bermudagrass Use  Tue, 20 Apr 2010 9:57:48 CDT
  • Oklahoma Winter Canola Crop Shaping Up as a Dandy  Tue, 20 Apr 2010 4:00:39 CDT
  • NRCS Diamond Anniversary Celebrated in Oklahoma by NRCS Chief Dave White  Tue, 20 Apr 2010 3:44:42 CDT
  • Oklahoma's Got the Man on the National Beef Ambassador Team  Tue, 20 Apr 2010 3:37:07 CDT
  • Inhofe Predicts Failure of New Climate Change Bill Coming April 26  Mon, 19 Apr 2010 18:16:35 CDT
  • USDA Secretary Vilsack Remembers APHIS Employees Who Died in Murrah Building Bombing  Mon, 19 Apr 2010 9:47:26 CDT
  • Wheat Farmers Delighted With Rainfall of Recent Days  Mon, 19 Apr 2010 6:18:46 CDT
  • Carol Cowan of Watonga is Southwest Region Farm Mom of 2010  Mon, 19 Apr 2010 4:06:30 CDT
  • A Closer Look at the Direction of US Beef Exports  Fri, 16 Apr 2010 8:12:50 CDT
  • Wheat Market Wallering Around at Five Buck Level- OSU's Kim Anderson Offers His Take on Wheat Prices.  Fri, 16 Apr 2010 7:13:10 CDT
  • Nowata FFA Claims First in Commercial Cattle Grading Contest at Southern Plains Farm Show  Fri, 16 Apr 2010 7:04:12 CDT
  • Top Winners in Commercial Cattle Grading Contest at Southern Plains Farm Show  Fri, 16 Apr 2010 6:25:06 CDT
  • New Chemical Legislation Ready for Action  Thu, 15 Apr 2010 16:50:14 CDT
  • Oklahoma Producers are Reminded About Consent Form that Must Go to the IRS for Farm Program Payment Eligibility  Thu, 15 Apr 2010 6:20:02 CDT
  • Beef Exports Are Jumping, Helping Propel Higher Cattle Prices as a Result  Thu, 15 Apr 2010 5:57:23 CDT
  • U.S. Poultry Could Return to Russia Soon  Wed, 14 Apr 2010 17:46:28 CDT
  • Beef and Pork Muscle Cuts Lead February Export Advances  Thu, 15 Apr 2010 4:21:13 CDT
  • Remembering Black Sunday- April 14, 1935  Wed, 14 Apr 2010 11:50:26 CDT
  • R Calf and Friends Say Trade is Trumping Animal Health Safety- Urges Obama Administration to Rethink Relaxation of FMD Ban on Brazil  Wed, 14 Apr 2010 4:40:26 CDT
  • Are You Tough Enough to Wear Pink?  Tue, 13 Apr 2010 20:57:37 CDT
  • Oklahoma Senate Leadership Blesses Groundwater Tax by OWRB  Tue, 13 Apr 2010 20:48:11 CDT
  • Canola Across Oklahoma Looks Terrific- Here's the Pictures to Prove It  Tue, 13 Apr 2010 20:08:50 CDT
  • The Pictures Tell the Story of the 2010 Wheat Crop Versus 2009  Tue, 13 Apr 2010 18:26:27 CDT
  • The Pictures Tell the Story of the 2010 Wheat Crop Versus 2009  Tue, 13 Apr 2010 18:08:33 CDT
  • Do You Remember What the 2009 Wheat Crop Looked Like Mid April Last Year?  Tue, 13 Apr 2010 4:07:45 CDT
  • Can Vilsack Find the Recipe for Success in Widening Access for US Beef in Japan?  Mon, 12 Apr 2010 22:36:58 CDT
  • U.S. Ethanol Industry to Launch First-Ever National TV Ad Campaign  Mon, 12 Apr 2010 9:35:12 CDT
  • Daily Events Set for 2010 Southern Plains Farm Show in Oklahoma City  Mon, 12 Apr 2010 7:06:59 CDT
  • Bugs, Disease and Weeds Discussed in Latest OSU Plant and Soil Science Newsletter  Mon, 12 Apr 2010 6:39:58 CDT
  • Nitrous Oxide Could be Major Problem, But Grazing Could Help  Fri, 09 Apr 2010 17:40:43 CDT
  • Wind Energy Growing Across Nation  Fri, 09 Apr 2010 17:36:51 CDT
  • Organizations Push for Food Safety Bill Changes  Fri, 09 Apr 2010 17:32:32 CDT
  • Watching the July KC Wheat Contract- Kim Anderson of OSU  Fri, 09 Apr 2010 7:20:46 CDT
  • Oklahoma Farm Bureau Helps Form Coalition to Fight SQ744  Fri, 09 Apr 2010 6:45:12 CDT
  • HSUS Releases Another Video  Thu, 08 Apr 2010 17:55:31 CDT
  • U.S. Ethanol Demand on The Rise  Thu, 08 Apr 2010 17:51:37 CDT
  • Vilsack Meets with Japanese Minister of Agriculture  Thu, 08 Apr 2010 17:47:29 CDT
  • Final House Vote on Teeth Floater Bill Sends 3202 to the Governor for His Signature  Thu, 08 Apr 2010 13:00:12 CDT
  • Vilsack Says Japanese Agree Reluctantly to Talk About US Beef Access  Thu, 08 Apr 2010 11:59:31 CDT
  • USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack Calls Meeting with Japanese Ag Minister a "Useful Exchange" of Views  Wed, 07 Apr 2010 23:45:40 CDT
  • China To Be Strong U.S. DDG's Customer  Wed, 07 Apr 2010 17:48:12 CDT
  • Vilsack Speaks to Global Food Security  Wed, 07 Apr 2010 17:44:07 CDT
  • More Details Reported on FDA Weaknesses  Wed, 07 Apr 2010 17:40:02 CDT
  • Akaushi Cattle- Bill Fielding Describes F1 Crosses that Yield Better, Grade Better and Cost Less to Feed.  Wed, 07 Apr 2010 17:36:49 CDT
  • Report Shows FDA Weaknesses  Wed, 07 Apr 2010 17:36:07 CDT
  • Wheat Industry Grateful to See Delay in Sanctions Against the US by Brazil  Wed, 07 Apr 2010 12:43:25 CDT
  • Lincoln-Chambliss Statement on Cotton Case Announcement  Tue, 06 Apr 2010 17:08:09 CDT
  • NCBA Challenges EPA’s Interpretation of Greenhouse Gas Permitting Rules  Tue, 06 Apr 2010 17:02:47 CDT
  • Akaushi Cattle Can Change the US Beef Cattle Genetics For the Better  Tue, 06 Apr 2010 15:51:39 CDT
  • USMEF's Phil Seng Calls Vilsack Plan to Deal With Japanese on Widening US Beef Access "Realistic"  Tue, 06 Apr 2010 15:13:31 CDT
  • US & Brazil Move Closer to Deal to Avoid Sanctions Over US Cotton Supports  Tue, 06 Apr 2010 11:48:46 CDT
  • R-Calf Likes Result of Southeast Oklahoma Poultry Case Against Tyson  Mon, 05 Apr 2010 17:48:07 CDT
  • Obama Wants FTA Vote  Mon, 05 Apr 2010 17:31:04 CDT
  • McCurtain County Poultry Producers Win Round Against Tyson  Mon, 05 Apr 2010 17:26:49 CDT
  • Akaushi Cattle Deliver to the Consumer "Good" Fat- So Claims Bill Fielding of Heartbrand Beef  Mon, 05 Apr 2010 16:01:29 CDT
  • Oklahoma Receives Section 18 Approval for Pastora to Control Sand Bur in Bermuda  Mon, 05 Apr 2010 15:39:46 CDT
  • OWGA Exec Tim Bartram in Florida with Other Wheat Leaders for Training Event  Mon, 05 Apr 2010 10:29:48 CDT
  • Chesapeake Energy to Help Sponsor Conservation Stewardship Week in Late April  Mon, 05 Apr 2010 6:41:47 CDT
  • Wheat Crop Conditions Remain Far More Favorable in 2010 Than Year Ago- Mike Schulte of the OWC   Mon, 05 Apr 2010 6:34:27 CDT
  • Hopes are High for Japanese Red Cattle- Akaushi  Sun, 04 Apr 2010 17:35:56 CDT
  • Future herd sires average $2,300 at popular OBI bull sale  Sun, 04 Apr 2010 16:45:37 CDT
  • Higher SPring Peaks Than Expected in Cattle Market- Winter Weather Was a Factor  Sat, 03 Apr 2010 10:08:15 CDT
  • Rising Cattle Prices Across the Board Feel Good- OSU's Derrell Peel Talks Outlook  Sat, 03 Apr 2010 9:54:43 CDT
  • Kim Anderson on Current Wheat Market Situation- Huge Stocks Trump Fewer Acres  Fri, 02 Apr 2010 6:25:48 CDT
  • A Look Back- ACRE Program Advantages Explained by OSU's Michael Dick  Fri, 02 Apr 2010 5:56:58 CDT
  • Farm Bureau Will Continue to Push for HB3202 Until Bill is Signed by Governor  Fri, 02 Apr 2010 4:09:17 CDT
  • NCBA Pleased that Secretary Vilsack is Headed for Japan to Talk US Beef Access  Fri, 02 Apr 2010 3:53:12 CDT
  • USDA Releases 2010 Benchmark State Yields and Actual 2009 State Yields  Thu, 01 Apr 2010 22:25:50 CDT
  • Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Offer Planned Grazing Course in Ft. Worth  Thu, 01 Apr 2010 18:15:34 CDT
  • Get to Know Your Mama Cow Herd Before You Go Looking for a Bull  Thu, 01 Apr 2010 18:11:26 CDT
  • OSU Winter Canola Field Day Set for April 22 in Lahoma  Thu, 01 Apr 2010 18:00:55 CDT
  • Chambliss Offers Thoughts on USTR Reports  Thu, 01 Apr 2010 17:33:46 CDT
  • USTR Reports on Trade Issues  Thu, 01 Apr 2010 17:29:32 CDT
  • Pork Producers Praise Obama Choice for Food Safety Post at USDA  Thu, 01 Apr 2010 16:54:25 CDT
  • Johnston's Grain Adding Flat Storage for 2010 Wheat Harvest  Thu, 01 Apr 2010 16:54:25 CDT
  • Match Cattle Numbers to Forage Resources  Thu, 01 Apr 2010 16:54:25 CDT
  • Higher Boxed Beef Prices- Do They Reflect Improving Beef Demand?  Thu, 01 Apr 2010 16:54:25 CDT
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