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Merger between Tyson and Hillshire Brands completed

Tyson Foods’ purchase of Hillshire Brands has been completed, Tyson agreed to pay about $8.55 billion for the Chicago-based company.
9/10/2014
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Indiana Ag examining viability of food hubs to better market

The Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) is surveying Hoosier interest in regional food hubs for specialty crops, such as fruits, nuts, vegetables, horticulture and nursery.
9/10/2014
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Farm groups, environmentalists at odds about WOTUS

Environmental groups and farm organizations are at odds again after the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would restrict a rule that some say will empower the EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
9/17/2014
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IDEM’s manure lagoon rule is attracting public attention

A proposed state rule governing the construction and operation of manure lagoons by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management has garnered media and public attention.
9/17/2014
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Ag ecologist: Waters of U.S. rule will hurt farms

Michigan Farm Bureau is on a grassroots mission to halt a rule that could cause the state to lose its ability to manage its own waters.
9/17/2014
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7 more Michigan counties join those free of bovine TB

The USDA has announced seven more counties in Michigan will be designated as free from bovine tuberculosis, or TB-free.
9/17/2014
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Economist says rural economy outlook positive

Jason Henderson, associate dean in the College of Agriculture and Director of Purdue University extension,  said the "rural economy in general is doing well, especially those who are tied to commodity markets."
9/24/2014
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U.S. wheat lowers global food prices

Spring wheat from the United States will help maintain global stocks and contribute to lower average food prices.
9/24/2014
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Industry insiders: Antibiotics articles don’t tell a full story

An investigation by the Thomson Reuters news service raises concerns about the use of antibiotics in chickens raised for meat, and for livestock in general.
9/24/2014
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Michigan apple harvest could be one of state’s recent best

Michigan’s apple harvest is ongoing and could be one of the best in recent years.
9/24/2014
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