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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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EPA registers Dow’s 2,4-D for weeds, with restrictions

News last week that the U.S. EPA registered the Enlist Duo herbicide to help manage resistant weeds was met with widespread approval by farmers, farm organizations and those within the agricultural chemical industry.
10/22/2014
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Plaintiffs suing Syngenta in GMO corn trait release

Several Midwest corn growers, grain elevator operators and exporters are claiming significant economic damages stemming from alleged release, promotion and commercialization of the genetically engineered (GMO) MIR162 corn trait into the nation’s corn production.
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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Illinois anticipates record grain storage applications

The abundant Illinois harvest has propelled the number of grain storage facility temporary or emergency option applications to an anticipated all-time high, according to Stuart Sellinger, Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDA) Bureau of Warehouses chief.
10/29/2014
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No shortage of Michigan hay, but quality could be an issue

Michigan State University extension grazing and field crop educator Jerry Lindquist said it appears there is a surplus of some types of hay; however, he believes hay marketing will become more challenging than it has been in the last few years.
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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