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Kentucky tobacco lab is working for a cure for Ebola

Kentucky Bio-Processing conducts contract research and development related to protein expression and extraction from tobacco plants. The company specializes in using plants to make proteins that are then used as pharmaceuticals.
10/22/2014
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Hoosier farm gives Japanese team perspective on U.S. ag

Eyebrows shot up as the Japan Trade Team heard Eric Mohr, a corn and soybean producer in Greenfield, describe the holding capacity of his combine and other equipment.
10/22/2014
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Profitable beef prices increase cattle thefts

Late last week, The Associated Press reported police in southern Tennessee were searching for two men they said took thousands of dollars in cows and sold them in Kentucky.
10/29/2014
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Iowa grower finds his Illinois field stripped of its soybeans

When Matthew Schuster went to his Jo Daviess County bean field to start the harvest, he was shocked to find someone else had already taken about 18 acres of soybeans.
10/29/2014
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WTO: U.S. cannot keep COOL

A World Trade Organization compliance panel announced Oct. 20 that the USDA Country-of-Origin-Labeling (COOL) revision of 2013 violates global rules of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade.
10/29/2014
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U.S. meat exports down, but value remains good

August export value for U.S. beef and pork increased year-over-year despite declines in volume, for the second consecutive month, while export value for both products remains on a record pace
11/5/2014
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Indiana to require permit to import 37 fish species

Fish owners must acquire a state-issued permit before importing fish species that are susceptible to viral hemorrhagic septicemia – in accord with new rules enacted by the Indiana State Board of Animal Health.
11/5/2014
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How Republicans’ congressional wins may impact U.S. ag policy

The shifting political landscape after last week’s Republican wins could impact farm policy, especially in the U.S. Senate, where Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts is expected to chair the agriculture committee.
11/12/2014
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FDA seeks public comment on newest food safety rules

The nation’s farm and food industry has less than a month to file new comments to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s latest proposed rule changes to the agency’s Food Safety Modernization Act, ahead of the FDA’s deadline of Dec. 15.
11/19/2014
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Task force working on plan to combat antibiotics resistance

Antibiotic resistance is growing in animals used in production agriculture, according to the chair of a committee created to help provide solutions for the problem.
11/19/2014
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