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XL Pipeline Facing Lawsuit In Nebraska

We haven't heard much about the controversial XL Pipeline that Congress attempted to build and the President vetoed early this year.  There is a case pending in Nebraska that could be the keystone to getting it constructed.  Here's more from WGFA National Farm Broadcaster,  Ken Root: {audio}images/stories/16412.mp3{/audio}

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McDonalds Sets Time Line For Crate Free Pork

Pork Producers are up in arms about a decision by McDonalds to require suppliers to phase out individual crates for sows.

According to WGFA's National Farm Broadcaster, Ken Root, the producers believe production will be more costly and less efficient: {audio}images/stories/26412.mp3{/audio}
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Grassley Says Senate Debate on Farm Legislation Will Come Soon

WGFA's National Farm Broadcaster, Ken Root, is following the 2012 Farm Bil closely.  He's been listening to key midwest senators and representatives who have years of experience in this type of legislation.  He reports today that one senator thinks the start of debate is imminent: {audio}images/stories/16112.mp3{/audio}