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Indiana’s Lanesville Heritage Weekend will kick off Sept. 7
Calling itself Indiana’s largest small-town three-day festival, Lanesville Heritage Weekend is just around the corner, Sept. 7-10.
8/31/2017
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Farm bill’s outlook heads up ’17 Ceres Knowledge Event
 Questions about the 2018 farm bill, tax reform and the situation in Washington, D.C., drew a standing room-only crowd to a presentation by Chuck Conner, CEO of the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives, during Ceres Solutions’ 2017 Knowledge Event near Perrysville on August 23.

8/31/2017
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Farm bill’s outlook heads up ’17 Ceres Knowledge Event
 Questions about the 2018 farm bill, tax reform and the situation in Washington, D.C., drew a standing room-only crowd to a presentation by Chuck Conner, CEO of the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives, during Ceres Solutions’ 2017 Knowledge Event near Perrysville on August 23.

8/31/2017
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Ag groups: Band together to ensure fruitful farm bill
A united front is what all sectors of agriculture most need to ensure a new federal farm bill not only passes Congress in 2018, but that it contains provisions and funding at least most can live with.
8/31/2017
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PERC streamlines its farm propane incentive program
The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC)
has streamlined the application and qualification processes for its Propane Farm
Incentive Program, which provides financial incentives to qualifying and selected
farmers who purchase propane-powered farm equipment in exchange for real-world
performance data.
8/31/2017
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EPA extending comment time for WOTUS overturn
The public has an extra 30 days to comment on a proposal to rescind the existing Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule hotly contested by farmers.
8/30/2017
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Many farmers living with less cash, working capital
Many farmers are finding themselves with less cash and working capital, making it more difficult to secure loans and purchase items needed for their operations, according to a professor of agricultural economics at Purdue University.
8/30/2017
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Federal regulator orders CSX to improve service
Acting on shippers’ complaints of serious CSX rail freight delays, hub congestions and other issues throughout its 21,000-mile rail route, the federal Surface Transportation Board (STB) has set a public hearing for Sept. 12 to review CSX’s performance since service disruptions first started several months ago.
8/30/2017
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Soy, grain industry stresses importance of rail for export
The number of rail carloads of grains and oilseeds to Mexico remained steady during the first quarter of 2017, and rail and farm groups this month highlighted rail importance for international trade to Mexico and beyond.
8/30/2017
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CME lowers margin requirement for soybean and wheat contracts
On August 18 Allendale, Inc. reported the CME Group lowered its margin requirements for soybeans and wheat. The requirement for soybeans went from $2,100 to $1,900 per contract and the wheat requirement was lowered from $1,400 to $1,200.
8/30/2017
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