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Test stems still green at harvest; pods and beans dry at Illinois site

Although sudden death syndrome and pythium were evident in the field surrounding this test plot, no diseases were seen in the actual LaSalle County soybean trial hosted at the farm of Christ and David Thomas.
10/29/2014
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Unstable financial markets have driven money into commodities

Not only are soybean reserves in the United States forecast to increase substantially this year, but they are in the global market as well.
10/29/2014
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Bearish milk production report beats out bullish cold storage

U.S. dairy farmers got the message. The record high milk prices and low feed costs signaled them to, pardon the pun, "milk ’em for all they’re worth." They added cows and got more out of every one.
10/29/2014
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US still battling Mexico and Canada over livestock tariffs

The World Trade Organization has once again ruled that the U.S. Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) rules for livestock are a violation of our international trade agreements.
10/29/2014
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Brown marmorated stink bugs showing up across state lines
 Last May a homeowner from eastern Huntington County, just south of Fort Wayne, captured a bug at her house. As it was an insect she had never seen before, she was curious enough that she took the brown-and-gray-speckled creature to her county extension office for identification.
10/30/2014
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Jamie O’Neal covers old hits from country music
There aren’t too many artists who can record an album of classic country hits including songs made famous by the likes of Loretta Lynn, Tammy Wynette-George Jones and Patsy Cline, and pull it off.
10/30/2014
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Reducing the harm stress does to our DNA long-term
Stress produces changes in the expression of our DNA, the deoxyribonucleic acid material that determines what we inherit from our parents. Our genetic material nicely stores information that has survival value for the human species, like intelligence, but it also incorporates the effects of stress.
10/30/2014
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Two great new Halloween books not for young eyes

 Haunted Stuff by Stacey Graham

America’s Most Haunted by Theresa Argie and Eric Olsen

10/30/2014
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Hornets’ nest encounter shows need for care working outside
Larry Gividen was busy one September afternoon trimming the weeds and tall grass around the bases of his apple trees when he encountered a potentially dangerous foe.
10/30/2014
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Obituary
Donald D. Bell
Dec. 17, 1933-Oct. 17, 2014
10/30/2014
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