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Indiana farm groups release a 10-year plan
When Walmart chose Fort Wayne for its first dairy processing facility, Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) Director Ted McKinney said the company cited infrastructure in Indiana, as well as the state’s favorable business climate, as pluses for doing so.
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Comptroller: Illinois is facing ‘chaos’ without a budget deal
Teetering on what most could consider bankruptcy, the state of Illinois next week could break new ground when it comes to lousy public financing and money management.
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Illinois’ Bennett continues push for ag education, in legislation
An Illinois state legislator is continuing his push for rural education funding and support for the hiring of agricultural education instructors in schools.
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Survey shows dairy industry how better to market foods
A recent survey that found 7 percent of its respondents thought chocolate milk comes from brown cows may elicit a chuckle from those who know better, but it’s serious business for the dairy industry.
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CAUV reform lowers farm taxes, but raises others
The Ohio Senate last week included farm property tax reforms in its recently passed budget bill.
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GOP senators shooting for ACA vote this week
Roughly seven weeks after the U.S. House narrowly passed legislation designed to replace much of the 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA), GOP Senate leaders have drafted their own bill they hope to put to a vote sometime this week.
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New Indiana State FFA officer team takes over
There wasn’t a dry eye on stage last Thursday evening at the sixth and final general session of this year’s Indiana FFA State Convention in Purdue University’s Elliot Hall.
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NCGA launches global challenge to find more chemical corn uses
The National Corn Growers Assoc. (NCGA) has partnered with the innovation facilitator company NineSigma to organize a global competition to find new uses for field corn.
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Hot, humid conditions blanket from Iowa south to Kentucky
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Coming Events - June 28, 2017
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