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Max Armstrong talks about Bill Northey's swearing in as USDA official. (audio)

With all they have on their plates and all they need to accomplish, you think members of Congress would have better things to do than complain about members who sleep in their offices.

Wintertime fires can be a real challenge. In Walcott, N.D., 30,000 turkeys were threatened because of fire in nearby building.

In Des Moines, Iowa’s Agriculture Secretary became USDA official. Bill Northey, who has spent past 11 years as Iowa’s Agriculture Secretary, is now official with USDA.

Starting today, USDA employees will be limited in places they can go on their work computers. Facebook and Snapchat will be off limits starting today.

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