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Kentucky crop progress

In a season that started on the dry side, the last month has been one of the wettest on record, rescuing many corn and soybean fields throughout the state.
9/10/2014
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Butter sets new record, and Class IV milk at record price

Cash butter sustained the late-August rebound and then some after setting a new record high Thursday, Sept. 4, at $2.84 per pound.
9/10/2014
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New PEDv license step forward, but it’s a drag on futures prices

Zoetis announced last week they have a conditional license from USDA for a new PEDv vaccine. Sales of the vaccine are expected to begin later this month.
9/10/2014
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Indiana Ag examining viability of food hubs to better market

The Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) is surveying Hoosier interest in regional food hubs for specialty crops, such as fruits, nuts, vegetables, horticulture and nursery.
9/10/2014
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Kentucky girl helps 4-H leader teach kids about showmanship
 Casey Simpson, 16, began caring for goats when she was only eight, and it became her job to milk the family’s dairy goat. Then, when her older brother, now in college, took to raising Boer goats she started bringing the babies into the house to bottle-feed.
9/11/2014
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Montgomery County Fair not switching sites for two years

Officials at the Montgomery County Fair in Dayton recently celebrated the 162nd anniversary of the fair, but did so with a great deal of angst. Last year the fair board approved the first step in a process to sell the grounds and relocate to Brookville.
9/11/2014
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Test ag knowledge with yet another Dr. Rosmann quiz
t’s been more than a year since the last “Farm and Ranch Life” quiz and readers have been asking for another test of knowledge about agriculture. Here it is!
9/11/2014
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Belt it up: 100 years ago, gas engines gave farmers a break
Hundreds of visitors enjoyed the Argyle Antique Gas Engine Show in picturesque Argyle Lake State Park in west-central Illinois. The show coincides with an annual weekend-long Labor Day celebration in nearby Colchester that draws thousands for craft vendors, yard sales, musical acts and midway rides.
9/11/2014
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Buckley Old Engine Show turns clock back on visitors 
The Buckley Old Engine Show completed its 47th annual event Aug. 17. The four-day exposition draws more than 50,000 people to see history brought to life in exhibits and working displays that the Northwest Michigan Engine and Thresher Club has restored over time.
9/11/2014
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Central States reunion draws machine lovers from far and wide

Forty-five minutes before the noon parade stepped off, the morning’s ominous clouds went south, the sun beamed down – and the 66th anniversary of the second oldest thresherman’s reunion in the United States was under way.
9/11/2014
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