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Dog owners warned to watch out for canine flu symptoms

While of a strain of influenza carried by migratory birds that can wipe out poultry flocks is of much more commercial concern to Midwest farmers, there is also canine influenza for which dog owners should be on the lookout.
4/22/2015
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HATCH partners provide eggs to Indiana’s hungry

On April 13 at an Indianapolis Kroger, the supermarket’s Central Division, Elanco and Rose Acre Farms made a joint announcement of the launch of HATCH, a program to provide eggs to central Indiana food banks.
4/22/2015
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USDA’s $10M effort to clean Mississippi Basin

A 13-state, $10 million initiative will bring together farmers, technicians with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and local organizations to enhance water quality in the Mississippi River basin, USDA officials announced April 7.
4/22/2015
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Vermilion River, Crow Creek targeted in 13-state cleanup

Two central Illinois watershed areas crucial to agriculture are included in Natural Resources Conservation Service’s Mississippi River Basin Healthy Watershed Initiative.
4/22/2015
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Lack of significant weather threat weighing on markets

Even though the information is a few weeks old, we continue to hear chatter in the market surrounding the quarterly stocks data.
4/22/2015
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Positions and petitions differ in California milk pricing debate

California’s dairy processors, through the Dairy Institute of California, dove into the Federal Milk Market Order debate last week by offering an alternative proposal to one recently introduced by three of California’s largest co-ops.
4/22/2015
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Hog prices drop has created record wholesale-retail spread

Retail pork prices peaked in September 2014 and have declined each month since. But the rate of decline has been slower than the drop in hog prices, causing retailers’ margins to widen.
4/22/2015
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Indianapolis, Detroit both profit from urban farming

A meeting of the Indy Food Council on March 20 near the site of the farmers’ market in downtown Indianapolis celebrated the gains and ambitions of local urban agriculture efforts, while learning about similar programs in Michigan.
4/22/2015
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Food sovereignty is goal at Keep Growing Detroit

Ashley Atkinson, co-director of Keep Growing Detroit, is working to make the Motor City "food sovereign" – growing most if not all the fruits and vegetables its citizens consume.
4/22/2015
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Farmers need to be aware of federal protection for this bat
The northern long-eared bat is on the verge of becoming an endangered species, and this will have implications for landowners in Michigan and elsewhere in the bat’s range.
4/23/2015
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