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Chicago Fed president encouraged by latest inflation number

The president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago is encouraged by the latest data on inflation.  Austan Goolsbee with the Chicago Fed took part in the Federal Reserve’s open market meeting this week and says something unusual occurred. “The inflation number came out... Read More.

Former WI FFA State President now serves as ag educator

A former Wisconsin FFA State President is helping members learn every day.  Amelia Hayden was a member of the Big Foot Chapter in Walworth five years ago when she served as president.  Now, the University of Minnesota graduate is the new agricultural educator and... Read More.

HutchCC Officially Hires New President

By Lucky Kidd HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Dr. Tricia Paramore was officially named the new President of Hutchinson Community College at a special meeting of the Board of Trustees Wednesday afternoon. Following a brief executive session and with one member... Read More.

Paramore Named HutchCC President

By Hutchinson Community College HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Hutchinson Community College’s Board of Trustees chair Terry Bisbee announced today the Board has selected Dr. Tricia Paramore as the college’s next president, pending approval of a contract at a special meeting... Read More.

ISA president discusses US soy’s role in Southeast Asia

A leader with the Iowa Soybean Association says Southeast Asia is a growing market for US soybeans. ISA President Suzanne Shirbroun says the region has helped put more value into soy exports. “Global demand for protein has increased more than 250% since 1999,” she... Read More.

NFU President: a divided Congress holds up farm bill progress

There hasn’t been much movement on a new farm bill and National Farmers Union President Rob Larew says it’s not what’s in the bill that’s holding things up. “The current norm of divisiveness in Congress has seeped into our food and agriculture policy making... Read More.

ILFB President: Several issues at forefront early in 2024

The president of the Illinois Farm Bureau says there isn’t a shortage of ag issues facing farmers in 2024. Ogle County farmer Brian Duncan tells Brownfield… “There’s some topics hot on everybody’s mind,” he says, “labor, availability of labor, affordability of labor, still trying to... Read More.