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FDA seeking comments on raw milk in cheese

A study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports a dramatic increase in the number of cases of foodborne illness caused by consuming raw milk and products made from it. 
8/26/2015
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Inland port expansion could benefit Midwest agricultural shippers

Transportation analysts point to trucker shortages, the West Coast port labor dispute earlier in 2015 and prolonged rail delivery delays as the drivers for growing interest in Midwest port expansion.
8/26/2015
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Ag industry still critical of FDA animal antibiotics plan

Feed manufacturers, animal health firms, industry associations and other agriculture interests last week reaffirmed their opposition to a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposal. The next step in the process to consider the FDA proposal is a public meeting to be held Sept. 30.
8/26/2015
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Delayed feedlot placements could lower cattle prices this fall

“The market continues to provide backgrounding operations incentive to add weight to feeder cattle, which has resulted in producers holding them long and thus delaying those animals’ placement into the feedlot.”
8/26/2015
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Indiana refinery repairs cause gas price to hike

The largest effect of an unscheduled maintenance incident occurs closest to the refinery. Since Chicago is so close to Whiting, Ind., it experienced a big price spike.
8/27/2015
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Partnership working to get word out about soil health

“There’s always a percentage that won’t change regardless of what evidence is presented to them,” says Barry Fisher, Indiana state soil health specialist for NRCS.
8/27/2015
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USDA awarding $5M more to help reduce Lake Erie runoff

This $5 million is in addition to $7.6 million of assistance provided earlier in the year for producers in Indiana, Ohio and Michigan to compensate farmers who implement environmentally friendly practices.
8/27/2015
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Wet-weather corn mycotoxins scarce so far for this season

Corn growers are on the lookout for signs of ear rot from deoxynivalenol (DON), the same mycotoxin causing widespread wheat quality problems in the southern Corn Belt this year.
8/27/2015
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Program trains producers for emergencies, PR duty

"Thinking through those ‘what if’ scenarios will pay off if there is a manure spill, a fire, an animal health emergency, a sudden death of a key person on the farm, et cetera,” said Kimmi Devaney, livestock program manager for ISDA.
8/27/2015
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Indiana producer gets ahead of zoning curve

“I attended a zoning meeting about unlicensed dog kennels. It got ugly. I realized my 50 cows make more mess and noise than nine to 10 dogs, and I decided to get the highest certification I could get to stay above the law in case it ever happens to me.”
8/27/2015
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