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USDA Market News ushering in next century of partnership
 In 1915, a telegram was sent detailing the price of strawberries in Louisiana. That single telegraph message was the beginning of the USDA Market News.
2/27/2015
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USDA Market News ushering in next century of partnership
 In 1915, a telegram was sent detailing the price of strawberries in Louisiana. That single telegraph message was the beginning of the USDA Market News.
2/27/2015
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Early next week is good time to seed and fertilize the lawn
In our hearts those of us who know anything worth knowing know that in March a new year begins, and if we plan any new leaves it will be when the rest of Nature is planning them too.
-Joseph Wood Krutch
2/27/2015
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50 years ago: Stockyards in Chicago hailing its centennial
Recalling Our Roots
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Kentucky bees still at risk, but doing better than U.S. average
 Much attention has been focused on the plight faced by honeybees, mostly from an issue known as colony collapse disorder (CCD). The situation has made the general public aware of the importance of bees and the ailment that has been killing so many of them.
2/27/2015
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Call for hunters for controlled hunts in Indiana state parks
Volunteer hunters took 1,004 deer during the controlled hunts held at 18 state parks and one state natural area in November and December 2014, according to Mike Mycroft, chief of natural resources for the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Division of State Parks. The controlled hunts were Nov. 17-18 and Dec. 1-2 at Brown County, Chain O’Lakes, Charlestown, Clifty Falls, Fort Harrison, Harmonie, Indiana Dunes, Lincoln, McCormick’s Creek, Ouabache, Pokagon, Potato Creek, Prophetstown, Shakamak, Spring Mill, Summit Lake, Tippecanoe River and Whitewater Memorial state parks, and at Cave River Valley State Natural Area.
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USDA Inspector General to audit department agencies, programs
USDA Inspector General Phyllis Fong told the U.S. House Appropriations Agriculture Subcommittee recently she and her audit team would be conducting at least four audits of her department’s agencies and programs.
2/27/2015
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Purdue experts detail crop coverage options
As the deadline to choose a farm bill crop coverage option is imminent, Purdue University’s Center for Commercial Agriculture (CCA) offered a webinar last week to address coverage option decisions and demonstrate the University of Illinois-UC Online Decision Aid spreadsheet.
2/27/2015
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Nat King Cole’s Ramblin’ Rose remains a favorite
During a recent venture into my basement I found a treasure among the old televisions I haven’t gotten rid of and the mountain of boxes I have yet to unpack after we moved – seven years ago.
2/27/2015
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