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Karl Setzer: Be practical and tailor risk management to each farm

7/22/2015
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Indiana Ag Policy Summit features U.S. Senate hopefuls

Three of Indiana’s 2016 U.S. Senate candidates talked agriculture at Monday’s Indiana Ag Policy Summit, addressing such topics as EPA regulations, the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), trade with Cuba and other trade authority, higher education, and - in light of the summer’s heavy rains - crop insurance.
7/22/2015
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Illinois Farm Bureau addresses bird flu and poultry plant safety concerns

Illinois has been lucky in not experiencing the avian influenza outbreak that is affecting domestic poultry and other waterfowl in at least 20 other states. But one of two recent salmonella-related recalls incolves a Chicago producer.  
7/22/2015
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Analyst unsure if grains price rally will hold through harvest

Uncertainty surrounding the July 10 WASDE report combined with unseasonably wet and cold Corn Belt weather pushed commodity prices to their highest levels in two years. Whether prices will remain high through harvest and beyond is a hot topic for debate among agricultural economists and others involved in grain market analysis.
7/22/2015
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Viticulture Field Day at MSU will tout rebuilding older vineyards

The backdrop for the field day July 29 is how Michigan’s grape industry has been devastated for the last two years by winter injury to vines.
7/22/2015
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Soybean stakeholders talk trade agreements and public relations

7/22/2015
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Commodity Carnival hitting fairs to teach kids about farming risks

“This little piggy went to market” was a popular nursery rhyme 50 years ago; today, it’s a hands-on attraction at state and county fairs that teaches youth about agricultural commodities and the economics of raising and selling livestock.
7/22/2015
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UT specialist: Fed cattle demand likely increasing later in July  

While beef prices declined in early summer, demand for feeder cattle is expected to increase by the end of this month, according to University of Tennessee agricultural economist Andrew Griffith.
7/22/2015
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Report: Rural infrastructure needs ‘vast improvements’

"Deteriorated and deficient rural roads and bridges are hindering our nation’s agricultural goods from reaching markets at home and abroad, and slowing the pace of economic growth in rural America.”
7/22/2015
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Broker: Greek default impacts U.S. ag exports

If Greece were allowed to default on its financial obligations, the ripple effect would hardly be noticeable by growers of grain in the United States – unless that country’s hardships caused the economies of other European countries to spiral downward. 
7/22/2015
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