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Illinois cow cleans up with champion honors during Louisville expo

TJ Classic Minister Venus-ET, exhibited by Nic, Jeni, Ben and Andy Sauder of Tremont, Ill., continued her winning ways at the All American Jersey Show at the North American International Livestock Exposition in Louisville. Taking Senior Champion, then Grand Champion, Venus went on to win Supreme Champion of the entire dairy show.
11/26/2014
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Panel: U.S. infrastructure in need of repairs poses transportation threat for agriculture
A panel of agricultural and food transportation experts are urging members of Congress to immediately address the nation’s crumbling transportation infrastructure, which they point to as jeopardizing the farm industry’s Adelivery of food.
11/26/2014
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Start reviewing tax strategies now, for filing farms in 2015

Of the 3.3 million U.S. farm operators, more than 1 million are women, a 20 percent increase since 2002. More than 75 percent of these women are full owners of their land, according to Larry Gearhardt, field specialist in taxation with Ohio State University extension, who spoke at the American Agri-Women conference this month.
11/26/2014
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Researchers may have ash-borer ‘kryptonite’
As bad as the spread of the emerald ash borer (EAB) has become, research efforts at the University of Kentucky College (UK) of Agriculture, Food and Environment are showing promise of slowing it down.
11/26/2014
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Wood stepping down to make way for a new MFB president
Delegates to Michigan Farm Bureau’s 95th annual meeting will elect a new leader in December. Wayne H. Wood, a Sanilac County dairy farmer and the 16th president of MFB, is stepping down after 14 years in the organization’s top leadership position.
11/26/2014
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Farmers spend over $5B for irrigation equipment, energy

Two surveys released this year help illustrate the amount of irrigation used by farmers and ranchers nationwide. The first allows for a comparison of irrigation usage over time, while the second gives information on such details as cost and type of water source used.
11/26/2014
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Michigan couple makes goat hobby a rewarding business
Glenys Gotthardt has advice for anyone wanting to raise Nigerian Dwarf goats: “Don’t expect to make any money right away. It takes a long time and a lot of hard work to make a profit.”
11/26/2014
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Ridgeway becomes Ohio’s 150th ‘WILD’ program site

Last month Ridgeway Elementary School in Hamilton became the state’s 150th WILD School Site.
11/26/2014
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Ohioan supplies restaurants from garden’s herbs
Joe Vorndran of Centerville will admit straight out – he loves to eat.
“And if I eat, which I love to do, I plan on eating right and healthy,” Vorndran said from his one-acre urban garden. “I believe in eating healthy foods, and taste is everything. Some foods that are good for you are bland in taste, so that’s why incorporating herbs in my growing is important.”
11/26/2014
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