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Climate change study examines economic effect

Applying business risk analysis to climate, a new report on Jan. 23 warns agriculture of the potential disruptions to its economy that climate change could wreak in the coming decades.
1/28/2015
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AFBF: High prices for calves, fed cattle will continue through 2015

Despite going into 2014 with historically small cattle numbers and exiting last year with the lowest annual beef production figure since 1993, high prices for calves and fed cattle are expected to continue through 2015.
1/28/2015
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Lower cotton price likely to limit season’s seeded acres

As is the case with most row crops, cotton is experiencing a drop in market price, which will likely play into this season’s planting intentions.
1/28/2015
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Network lets Indiana farms test practices toward water quality

Joining more than 400 crop producers across Indiana this year, a small band of farmers in Jay County will evaluate their management practices using technology provided through the On-Farm Network.
1/28/2015
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Livestock logging technology spreading throughout Indiana

Shippers outside Indiana wanting to move livestock into state borders newly have access to what may be an easier, more accurate way to log those animals with the Indiana Board of Animal Health.
1/28/2015
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Midwest farmland still selling, though buyers more choosy

Lower commodity prices may have made potential buyers of farmland more selective, but there’s still strong interest in purchasing property, according to the president of Schrader Real Estate and Auction Co.
1/28/2015
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Seed giants hedging corn with soybeans

Lower prices have global corn producers looking for ways to save on inputs, including seed corn.
1/28/2015
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Youth safety on farms the top priority at national symposium

Shaping training programs for youth who work in agricultural operations by developing a sustainable and accessible national clearinghouse for agricultural safety and health curriculum for them.
1/28/2015
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Multiple test brands make showing of 70s-bushel soybeans

A field test of soybean hybrids by Farmers’ Independent Research of Seed Technologies resulted in a field with five brands producing at least 70 bushels per acre.
1/28/2015
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Indiana corn test victor leads with more than 250 bushels

Varieties from Steyer, LG Seeds and AgriGold led an early-season corn seed test for yield and gross income last year in Decatur County.
1/28/2015
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