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Lower grain prices help egg producers expand

Egg production is increasing as U.S. producers leverage lower grain prices with steady domestic and export demand.
10/8/2014
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U of I rolls out online toolbox to help farmers pick coverage

An Oct. 3 webinar on farm bill decision aids and programs sponsored by the University of Illinois Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics was attended by 450 farmers eager to learn more about the three sets of decisions they will soon make for each Farm Service Agency farm, including expected deadlines.
10/8/2014
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Angus group hosts yearly farm tours, picnic

Blue skies and a cool breeze greeted members of the Southern Indiana Angus Assoc. on Sept. 27 for their tour of the farm of Gary and Cathy Wente near Seymour, Ind.
10/8/2014
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Indiana farmers rallying to protest ‘Waters of the U.S.’

Indiana farmers are rallying to try to defeat a measure they fear will mean greater federal oversight of agricultural land and higher food-producing costs nationwide.
10/8/2014
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Income picture looks bleak with big crop, lower prices
Ag finance experts are painting a pretty bleak income picture for 2015 and beyond, although hopes for a still-burgeoning export market could kick market prices back up.
10/9/2014
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Purdue: Hoosier farm fatalities trending down, past 20 years
 When Terre Haute cattle farmer Terry Hayhurst hopped onto his silage feeding cart in the fall of 2008, he was doing something he’d done many other times. This time, however, he was distracted by the cattle, which were displaying nervous behavior, and he was wearing his work boots.
10/9/2014
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Erratic markets causing stress for Kentucky tobacco, corn growers
With fall in full swing, signs of the changing season can be found across the region including farmers harvesting their crops.
10/9/2014
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Don’t take safety shortcuts during grain harvest season

A wet harvest and cool temperatures may induce farmers to take shortcuts to safety this fall; Purdue University farm safety experts want to remind farmers to take their time.
10/15/2014
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Soy groups: Big harvest highlights shipping woes

Access to multiple modes of transportation – roads, rivers and rail – allows Illinois farmers a competitive advantage over those in many other states.
10/15/2014
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Illinois winter wheat crop may be the smallest in a decade

Mother Nature may wreak some havoc this fall with growers looking to get in their winter wheat crops.
10/15/2014
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