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Farm groups, environmentalists at odds about WOTUS

Environmental groups and farm organizations are at odds again after the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would restrict a rule that some say will empower the EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
9/17/2014
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EPA hints at corn ethanol RVO increase in final RFS

The U.S. EPA has sent the 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard final rule to the White House Office of Management and Budget for review.
9/17/2014
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IDEM’s manure lagoon rule is attracting public attention

A proposed state rule governing the construction and operation of manure lagoons by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management has garnered media and public attention.
9/17/2014
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How safe is a late cutting of alfalfa? Many factors at work

Dave and Gail Lierer have had three good cuttings of alfalfa hay so far this year. They’re not sure about a fourth.
9/17/2014
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Ag ecologist: Waters of U.S. rule will hurt farms

Michigan Farm Bureau is on a grassroots mission to halt a rule that could cause the state to lose its ability to manage its own waters.
9/17/2014
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Kentucky irrigation studies examine limited-use impact

The use of irrigation in farming in Kentucky has historically been limited.
9/17/2014
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U.S. ag equipment exports drop a quarter in mid-year

U.S. agricultural equipment exports dropped 27 percent during the first half of 2014, with $4.77 billion in exports shipped to global markets.
9/17/2014
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USDA sticks with record 2014 corn yield estimate

The United States is on pace for record corn and soybean production this year, according to the latest numbers from the USDA.
9/17/2014
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7 more Michigan counties join those free of bovine TB

The USDA has announced seven more counties in Michigan will be designated as free from bovine tuberculosis, or TB-free.
9/17/2014
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Indiana crop progress

Indiana’s weather during the past few weeks has ranged from scorching hot to cooler than normal accompanied by heavy rains.
9/17/2014
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