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500 turn out for Illinois hog farm open house
Approximately 500 people came to view the three-barn Sandy Creek Lane sow farm open house, located on five acres northwest of Wenona in central Illinois, on April 26.
5/18/2017
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Michigan hosts the year’s 2nd farm bill field hearing
Michigan hosted a 2018 farm bill field hearing earlier this month; it was the second this year, the first taking place on Feb. 23 in Kansas.
5/18/2017
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Higher blends of ethanol touted at Indiana meeting
 Since Congress first approved the federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) a dozen years ago to promote biofuel, corn and ethanol interest groups have pushed to make blends higher than E10 available to drivers.
5/18/2017
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Casey’s to sell E15, E85 at sites in Illinois, Iowa, Kansas
Casey’s General Stores, Inc. has announced it will be selling higher ethanol blends of E15 and E85 at 17 sites in Illinois, Iowa and Kansas.
5/18/2017
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Campus Chatter - May 17, 2017
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Spotlight on Youth - May 17, 2017
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U.S. ethanol, South America play role in lower corn prices
The lower corn prices farmers see will play a significant role in mixed expectations regarding demand factors and the potential for large supplies coming out of South America, said Todd Hubbs, a University of Illinois agricultural economist.
 
5/18/2017
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Report: Soy second in Illinois exports, adds $7.5B to GSP
The value chain provided by Illinois soybeans and associated industries contributes $7.48 billion to gross state product (GSP) in the Land of Lincoln, according to an Informa Economics IEG report funded by the Illinois Soybean Assoc. (ISA) checkoff program.
5/18/2017
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Rising middle class likely to dictate more protein, soy
Demand for livestock, or animal protein, is growing around the world. While much of that growth has been in China, that is going to change as the country’s population ages and growth slows, said Tanner Ehmke, senior economist at CoBank.
5/18/2017
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Perdue overhauls USDA, will create ag trade position
A barge along the Ohio River at the foot of Consolidated Grain and Barge in Cincinnati served as backdrop for an announcement of sweeping changes in U.S. agricultural policy.
 
Standing in front of that barge, which was filled with soybeans likely headed to Southeast Asia, new USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue outlined the department’s overhaul, which addresses the ever-increasing importance of international trade to agriculture.
5/17/2017
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