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Corn ethanol RFS opponents also putting pressure on D.C.

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Halfway into the year, the biofuel industry is still waiting for the Renewable Fuel Standard target to be finalized for 2014.
7/2/2014
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Independent banks charge FCS activities are ‘troubling’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Although all panelists last week declared farm credit is readily available for growers, the competitive balance for that credit was debated.
7/2/2014
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Hog farms ramp up biosecurity to halt PEDv, other pathogens

TOLONO, Ill. — A veteran Illinois purebred swine breeder laments the "new reality" of biosecurity measures employed by those in animal production.
7/2/2014
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Priesthood calls twins raised on organic Michigan dairy operation

FOWLER, Mich. — Ten children grew up on the Fowler organic dairy farm owned by Brian and Agnes Koenigsknecht.
7/2/2014
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Factors causing China to import less U.S. corn?

If this season’s weather continues favoring corn yields, market watchers will be all ears for market news from China.
7/9/2014
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FBI arrests leader of alleged plot to steal seed technology

FBI agents have shut down what some say is the largest corporate agriculture espionage case in the country.
7/9/2014
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Field of Dreams cast mark 25 years at Iowa movie site

Kevin Costner and other cast members reunited to mark the 25th anniversary of the movie Field of Dreams.
7/9/2014
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June's USDA hog numbers at lowest level since 2007
U.S. hog numbers in the second quarter of 2014 were at their lowest level since 2007, which was down 5 percent from last June.
7/9/2014
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RFA, ICGA charge Big Oil with market manipulation

The Renewable Fuels Assoc. accuses Big Oil companies of manipulating the retail fuel market to block the sale of higher-volume renewable fuels such as E15 and E85 ethanol blends.
7/17/2014
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Pinnacle Foods clears way in $8.55B Tyson-Hillshire deal
Tyson Foods will purchase Hillshire Brands for approximately $8.55 billion, the two companies announced earlier this month.
7/17/2014
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