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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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Teff gains believers as forage, supplement and cover crop

From one of the smallest seeds in the world comes a forage crop that packs a lot of possibilities -- teff. Growing in popularity with horse owners, teff is still largely unheard of in other farm circles, says a Purdue University researcher. 
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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House votes to amend COOL after WTO ruling

Foreign meat and chicken sold in the United States would no longer be labeled as from another country, under emergency steps taken in Congress to avoid the threat of financial penalties.
6/17/2015
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Senators try to push through measure to amend WOTUS rule

The ongoing battle over the U.S. EPA’s proposed rule regarding waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) continued last week, as the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works moved forward on legislation that would force the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers to rewrite the Clean Water Rule that became final last month.
6/17/2015
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Farmers seek aid from STB to settle grain rate disputes

In the first of three public hearings before the U.S. Surface Transportation Board (STB) over a Congressional mandate to establish a unified rate structure for shipping grains last week, the farming industry called for the government’s help to resolve questionable rail shipping rate charges.
6/17/2015
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Monsanto plans to meet with farmers on Syngenta deal

Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta AG continues to ignore attempts by the Monsanto Co.’s push for a $45 billion takeover bid.
6/17/2015
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Indiana’s Bell Aquaculture facing court judgments from suppliers

Bell Aquaculture, a fish farm in central Indiana, was ordered to pay more than $200,000 in court judgments to suppliers that claimed the company owes them money.
6/17/2015
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Dote on Dad this Sunday with a Backyard Brunch

Brunch isn’t just for mom. This Father’s Day, make eggs, toast and bacon on the grill for a breakfast that’s sure to spoil the man of the house.
6/17/2015
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‘Goats Love Oats’ cooking/baking contest entries being sought

Switzerland County Tourism invites budding cooks and bakers to enter a dish or dessert in its "Goats Love Oats" cooking and baking contest.
6/17/2015
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