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Monsanto, BASF join Dow in labeling herbicides for drift

Monsanto Co. and BASF Corp. have agreed to wording regarding wind direction on labels for their dicamba-based herbicides, according to the chair of the Save Our Crops Coalition.
5/6/2015
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Growers worried about health review of 2,4-D

Commodity groups are concerned that 2,4-D, a common herbicide, will be classified as a "probable carcinogen" by the International Agency for Research on Cancer in coming weeks.
6/10/2015
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Avian flu bans cause county fairs to hustle 

Across much of the Midwest, safety measures to prevent the spread of avian influenza will affect 4-H members whose projects involve pigeons or poultry.
6/10/2015
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Impact of avian flu on egg prices vague

Consumer prices for livestock and poultry products in the United States are impacted by many factors, from consumer willingness to pay to the supply/demand impacts of export market changes.
6/17/2015
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New Walmart policy focusing on sustainability, humane production

Retail giant Walmart announced last month new positions on its animal welfare policy when it comes to the items the company sells.
6/25/2015
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Mandate about trans fat could aid soy growers

A federal mandate to eliminate trans fat in oil used in processed foods should not have a negative financial impact on soybean growers.
6/25/2015
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Despite sharp increase, soybeans remain short of market expectations

Just looking at the USDA’s annual June Grain Stocks and Acreage reports last week might have led some to believe the futures market would stay still or drop – there are a record 85.1 million acres of soybeans estimated planted and stocks of soy, corn and wheat are all up sharply from June 2014.
7/8/2015
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Four Ohio farm contractors charged in slave-labor ring

Four farm contractors have been charged in a 15-count federal indictment for operating a slave-labor ring using young immigrant teenagers who were forced to clean chicken coops that housed 10 million chickens on nine central Ohio egg farms.
7/8/2015
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Farmers, states mounting fight against new ‘Waters of U.S.’

Farmers across the nation are not backing down, choosing to take their fight to court in hopes of stopping the EPA’s Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule before it goes into effect at the end of 2015.
7/16/2015
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Ag Transportation Summit will convene in August in Illinois

Savvy farmers understand a smooth-running and efficient transportation system is critical to receiving top dollar for their commodities at market.
7/16/2015
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