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Labor a topic for Great Lakes Fruit & Veg Expo, Dec. 9-11
The premier show for Michigan fruit and vegetable growers and farm marketers is Dec. 9-11 at the DeVos Place Convention Center in Grand Rapids. The Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market Expo will host 69 educational sessions and workshops during its three-day run, as well as a trade show featuring more than 425 exhibitors on four acres.
11/26/2014
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Michigan apple growers eyeing Washington state’s export problems
A record harvest of Washington state apples is moving out of the country slower than usual due to bottlenecks on the West coast.
11/26/2014
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Purdue team tops in NAILE judging for first time since 1978

 For the first time since 1978, a livestock judging team from Purdue University won top honors at the North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) in Louisville, Ky.
11/26/2014
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Southern Illinoisan’s prawn business shrimpy, not small
Grover Webb has a whopper of a success story in his shrimp farm. Now in business for 14 years, his operation produces 100,000 or so freshwater prawns a year.
But he’s also the first to admit wrangling shrimp for market is much different than beef cattle.
11/26/2014
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Panel says credit is plentiful for farmers

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Credit is plentiful for America’s farmers and ranchers, and it is being provided at rates near historically low levels.
7/2/2014
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CBO says Renewable Fuel Standard no longer viable

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Complying with the Renewable Fuel Standard as it was originally written is not feasible, according to a CBO report.
7/2/2014
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Corn ethanol RFS opponents also putting pressure on D.C.

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Halfway into the year, the biofuel industry is still waiting for the Renewable Fuel Standard target to be finalized for 2014.
7/2/2014
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Independent banks charge FCS activities are ‘troubling’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Although all panelists last week declared farm credit is readily available for growers, the competitive balance for that credit was debated.
7/2/2014
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Priesthood calls twins raised on organic Michigan dairy operation

FOWLER, Mich. — Ten children grew up on the Fowler organic dairy farm owned by Brian and Agnes Koenigsknecht.
7/2/2014
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Field of Dreams cast mark 25 years at Iowa movie site

Kevin Costner and other cast members reunited to mark the 25th anniversary of the movie Field of Dreams.
7/9/2014
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