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Dow and Monsanto testify in herbicide deregulation

The USDA seemingly is moving closer to the deregulation of genetically-engineered plants resistant to the herbicides 2,4-D and dicamba.
8/27/2014
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Deere lays off 600 from ag lines, cites falling grain prices

More than 600 workers at four John Deere factories have been laid off "indefinitely," following a slump in farm machinery sales.
8/27/2014
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SDS attacking soybean crop

SDS has been found in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio and Tennessee. Yield losses of up to 80 percent have been reported.
8/27/2014
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Sierra Club protesting permit to expand Michigan fish farm

An environmental group is challenging the issuance of an expanded discharge permit for a large aquaculture business in northern Michigan.
8/27/2014
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Urban farming group making most of Detroit property

The Michigan Urban Farming Initiative’s property is something of a bright spot in a neighborhood that looks sparse and even abandoned.
8/27/2014
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Growers still waiting on D.C. to pick crop insurance plan

As farmers begin the process of enrolling in crop safety net programs required under the 2014 farm bill, some information and tools designed to help them decide on the best option for their farms aren’t available yet.
8/27/2014
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Popularity of Iowa cover crops creating demand for varieties

When Turk Regennitter recognized the growing demand for cover crops in Iowa two years ago, he decided to start offering its specific seed varieties to his customers.
8/27/2014
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Ham brings over $125K per pound at KFB auction

One of the most anticipated events each year as part of the Kentucky State Fair is the Kentucky Farm Bureau Country Ham Breakfast and Auction.
8/27/2014
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Dairy tour offers a glimpse of technology and methods

Dairy enthusiasts who attended the recent Kentuckiana Dairy Exchange had a firsthand look at some of the most productive dairies in Kentucky.
8/27/2014
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Considering shift into animal agriculture? Ivy Tech can help

A new online course offered by Ivy Tech Community College will help farmers who want to diversify into livestock, poultry or aquaculture.
8/27/2014
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