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Ag Women and Their Health Needs

🕔14:59, 3.Oct 2018

The USDA says that even though a third of all American farmers are women, their safety and health needs are being overlooked.  In an effort to focus on these issues, a free webinar entitled “Optimizing the Health of the Female

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A Positive Path for Rural America

🕔16:14, 5.Feb 2018

Anne Hazlett, the USDA’s Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development, recently spoke of a signed executive order that created an Agricultural and Rural Prosperity task force.  More than 21 different federal agencies with resources to help rural communities gathered

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Drug Devastation

🕔11:00, 28.Nov 2017

Opioids.  Those substances that act on the nervous system to relieve pain.  The injuries of Civil War veterans were among those hooked on opioids at the turn of the century, but drugs were being consumed long before the war.  By the 1920s,

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Added Value Daycare

🕔09:16, 17.Oct 2017

I’m sure a lot of our learning as we grew up on the farm was taken for granted, and we probably thought what we did day in and day out was nothing more than labor – not education!  But as we look back, most of

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Our Rural Olympians

🕔08:01, 18.Feb 2014

It’s 2014, the year I have been waiting for since the summer Olympics ended in August 2012. We are well into the second week of the winter Olympics taking place in Sochi, Russia. I am a die-hard Olympian fan just

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