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Tennessee farmer uses communications background to market products
Jennie Schutte and her husband, Walt Patrick, grew up on dairy farms, and in many ways, their 120-acre Pilaroc Farms in Fayetteville, Tenn., has the same tools that those family farms had for generations.
9/26/2018
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Wheat genome is mapped, but relying research will take years
Drought- and flood-resistant wheat is one step closer – after more than a decade of work by scientists around the globe, the wheat genome has finally been mapped.
9/26/2018
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Organic field day features data, advice & equipment

Organic farming takes patience and a willingness to experiment, but those who try it often end up with better soil health and save money, according to presenters at the Shuter Sunset Farms Field Day in Frankton.
9/26/2018
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Lawsuits mount against Bayer, over glyphosate
Lawsuits continue to mount against the Monsanto Co., now part of Bayer AG, since a California jury ordered a $289.2 million landmark award to a former groundskeeper dying of cancer, that it determined was caused by the ingredients in Monsanto’s flagship weed killer, Roundup.
9/26/2018
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Fertilizer grants available for research benefiting Michigan
The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) has announced a fertilizer research opportunity – the competitive grant is aimed at helping farmers and growers optimize nutrient use, ensure soil fertility and address environmental concerns regarding fertilizer use.
9/26/2018
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Comments sought by FDA on safety rules for food facilities
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has begun accepting public comments on new food safety rules to help the owners and operators of food facilities meet certain registration requirements.
9/26/2018
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Illinois Soy is eyeing state, U.S. water needs to 2030

The projections are startling: 40 percent of the world’s population (or more than 3 billion people) will be living in areas of severe water stress by the year 2050.
9/26/2018
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Hay in short supply, but not yet a shortage, officials say
 Hay production may be down across the region, but officials say it is too early yet to sound crisis bells.
9/26/2018
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Organic grain trials part of stops in multistate ‘Sustainable’ series
Synthetic chemical fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides are three words that Dale Filbrun and his son, Kenton, of West Alexandria disdain – so much that in 1992, they turned their 500-acre conventional farmland to entirely organic.
9/26/2018
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Views and opinions: All in agriculture should want family dairying to stay viable
Letter to the Editor, September 26, 2018
9/26/2018
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