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New equine hospital to break ground at Purdue later 2018

Even as Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine (PVM) administrators and instructors look for construction to begin on a $35 million equine hospital and paddocks facility this fall, they’re still in a holding pattern on seeing the second, larger phase of a new Veterinary Teaching Hospital complex take shape.
2/14/2018
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Congress OKs a two-year, $500 billion spending bill
It will be a few more weeks before it is known how $500 billion in new federal spending will be doled out, following Congressional votes last week that resulted in approval of hundreds of billions of dollars for defense and domestic programs, including $1.1 billion for dairy farmers and much needed aid for hurricane-hit regions.
2/14/2018
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Iowa hog producer to replace America's Pig Farmer of the Year
The National Pork Board (NPB) has named Leon Sheets, a fourth-generation Iowa hog producer, America’s Pig Farmer of the Year for the remainder of 2017-18 program year.
2/14/2018
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New produce safety rules take effect; enforcement next year
U.S. and foreign-supplier vegetable and fruit farmers who individually generate $500,000 or more in annual sales have 12 months to prepare for widespread inspections of their farms next year, after new federal food safety laws took effect Jan. 26, part of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
2/14/2018
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ERS projects farm income will be lowest in 12 years


Annual farm income for 2018 is projected to be at its lowest level since 2006, based on a new report by USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS).
2/14/2018
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U.S. District Court dismisses lawsuit over pork trademarks
The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on Feb. 2 dismissed a lawsuit challenging the sale of the “Pork. The Other White Meat.” trademarks the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) sold to the National Pork Board (NPB) in 2006 for $35 million.
2/14/2018
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Northern Indiana shortline railroad making comeback, should aid ag
A rail shortline in northern Indiana once close to being abandoned is moving further along the comeback trail, and its good news for farmers in LaPorte, Porter and Starke counties serviced by it.
2/14/2018
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China investigation stoking U.S. sorgum trade worries
China’s announcement of anti-dumping and countervailing duty investigations related to U.S. sorghum imports reverberated through agriculture last week, from farm bill policy comments on Capitol Hill to sorghum cash bids in Kansas.
2/14/2018
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Learn your rights as a Michigan landowner for solar lease deals
Since the beginning of the year, solar companies have been reaching out to Michigan farm owners in hopes of securing land for solar energy projects.
2/14/2018
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New Michigan Sugar plant will provide livestock feed

 Last week officials symbolically broke ground on a new Michigan Sugar Co. facility to provide feed for area dairy and beef cattle farmers.
2/14/2018
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