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Broiler consumption and processor profits; necrotic enteritis research

Broiler processors are positioned for profitability heading into 2015, with strong U.S. chicken consumption and falling feed prices.
8/6/2014
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Russian trade sanctions could hurt U.S. poultry

Last year, according to the USDA and the U.S. Trade Office, Russia purchased a total of about $16.5 billion in goods from the United States.
8/13/2014
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Reynolds’ research working to a likely treatment for Ebola

A plant-based protein from a Kentucky tobacco has been used to create the experimental treatment for victims of Ebola.
8/13/2014
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Algal bloom forces Toledo residents to eschew water

Toledo residents were without drinking water for three days when a harmful algal bloom on Lake Erie may have caused a reading of 0.6 microcystins in the city’s drinking water.
8/13/2014
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Red Gold field day augments tomato growers’ techniques

Mike Schulte is always eager to learn better techniques to grow his tomatoes – and he learns from other producers at the annual Red Gold Grower Field Day.
8/13/2014
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Lawsuit will continue after sour ruling for corn groups

A federal judge has dismissed an action sought by corn groups in a false advertising lawsuit involving claims made by sugar and corn syrup groups.
8/13/2014
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USDA publishes impact statements on resistant Dow, Monsanto plants

The USDA has released statements detailing the potential impact to the environment of genetically engineered plants resistant to the herbicides 2,4-D and dicamba.
8/13/2014
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USDA projects U.S. corn will set new record

U.S. corn production is expected to hit a record 14 billion bushels, with soybean production predicted to reach a record 3.82 billion, up 16 percent from last year.
8/20/2014
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University analysis favors ARC option on this year’s corn crop

Those who fail to choose between Agricultural Risk Coverage or Price Loss Coverage will automatically be entered into PLC for Farm Service Agency farms.

8/20/2014
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Monitor: Rust unlikely to hurt Southern soybeans this year

After 10 years of testing, the USDA said there was little incidence of the soybean rust disease active on the North American continent in 2014.
8/20/2014
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