Sabrina Hill has some of the week’s top agriculture headlines.
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We continue our series on immigration reform. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack explains why he things immigration reform is important to everyone in the nation, and what he says the immigration reform debate is really about.
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In other ag news, the new forecast for crop and livestock receipts shows crops are down but livestock up. Listen to the audio report for information from USDA Chief Economist Joe Glauber.
Another major agriculture headline, the drought continues to cause problems in states around the nation. Here in California, the dry weather has us dead last in the nation when it comes to useable pastures and rangeland. Our rangelands and pastures are at 95 percent very poor to poor condition.
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