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Local farmers give edible provisions to Dayton Foodbank
Small-scale farmer Joe Vorndran has one particular hobby he dearly loves – growing vegetables. Tending to his small crops on a daily basis is important for Vorndran, now 55.
10/30/2014
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Fabricating farm machinery saves Ohioans time, money
 Well-maintained and appropriately scaled equipment is essential to a successful and efficient farm. A farmer could purchase the new equipment they need, but Ben and Emily Jackle of Mile Creek Farm in New Lebanon are believers in maintaining, modifying and fabricating theirs.
10/30/2014
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USDA: Milk production up 4 percent from last fall
U.S. milk production in the 23 major dairy states last month totaled 15.5 billion pounds, up 4.1 percent from September 2013, which has triggered a decline in milk prices, according to the USDA’s September Milk Production Report released Oct. 20. 
10/30/2014
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Iowa producers: WOTUS creates adversarial relationship with Feds
 As sixth-generation farmers, Brad and Kristy Pellett are concerned about the proposed Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule they believe would create what they feel has already existed for many years: an adversarial, dictatorial relationship between U.S. cattle producers and federal regulators.
10/30/2014
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Commerce secretary: Ag central in U.S.-Japan trade
Resolving agricultural trade differences will help complete the Transpacific Partnership (TPP), giving businesses in both the United States and Japan greater access to the growing Asian middle class.
10/30/2014
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Kentucky vet: ‘Feedback’ still best way to inoculate for PED
Last winter Kentucky hog producers found themselves battling porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED), a virus that according to the American Assoc. of Swine Veterinarians (AASV) can cause severe diarrhea, vomiting, high morbidity and variable mortality, sometimes as high as 100 percent in young pigs.
10/30/2014
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Panel says credit is plentiful for farmers

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Credit is plentiful for America’s farmers and ranchers, and it is being provided at rates near historically low levels.
7/2/2014
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CBO says Renewable Fuel Standard no longer viable

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Complying with the Renewable Fuel Standard as it was originally written is not feasible, according to a CBO report.
7/2/2014
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Corn ethanol RFS opponents also putting pressure on D.C.

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Halfway into the year, the biofuel industry is still waiting for the Renewable Fuel Standard target to be finalized for 2014.
7/2/2014
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Independent banks charge FCS activities are ‘troubling’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Although all panelists last week declared farm credit is readily available for growers, the competitive balance for that credit was debated.
7/2/2014
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