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Iowa law allows 2-cent corn checkoff hike, if growers OK it

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Indiana a draw to conservation group thanks to soil practices

MSU heifer snags high genomic score, nets dairy farm $225K

   
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Demand, supply remain steady in beef forecast

The global beef market forecast appears positive, according to the recent Q2 2014 Beef Quarterly.
7/23/2014
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EPA withdraws proposed rule to garnish non-federal wages

The U.S. EPA last week withdrew a wage garnishment rule, proposed on July 2, after the proposal received adverse comments.

7/23/2014
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California’s drought means better prices for Michigan

With the Golden State now into its second year of drought, it’s a fact that some other places will benefit.
7/23/2014
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Rootworm, Palmer amaranth discussed at U of I field day

Even though corn rootworm has not been a big issue this year, the ongoing concern is resistance to Bt corn.
7/23/2014
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Bioenergy firm sees potential for hemp in energy industry

Patriot BioEnergy reports there is great promise for hemp to be used as an input for coal-fired power plants.
7/23/2014
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Financial liabilities may outweigh pluses of buying gas or oil well

If you have a gas or oil well on your property, you could buy it and have free gas forever.
7/23/2014
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Valent BioSciences opens world’s largest biorational plant in Iowa

Valent BioSciences Corp. of Libertyville, Ill. recently opened its $146 million state-of-the-art biorational manufacturing facility in Osage, Iowa.
7/23/2014
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Experts not alarmed by drop in Kentucky farms, acreage

The 2012 USDA Census of Agriculture showed that the number of Kentucky farms shrank from 85,260 in 2007, when the last census was taken, to 77,064 in 2012.
7/23/2014
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Cattlemen fly to Washington to talk to federal lawmakers

7/23/2014
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Purdue hops field day should give growers idea of the work

As more craft breweries pop up in Indiana, demand has grown for locally produced ingredients such as hops.
7/23/2014
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