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Angus group hosts yearly farm tours, picnic

Blue skies and a cool breeze greeted members of the Southern Indiana Angus Assoc. on Sept. 27 for their tour of the farm of Gary and Cathy Wente near Seymour, Ind.
10/8/2014
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Indiana farmers rallying to protest ‘Waters of the U.S.’

Indiana farmers are rallying to try to defeat a measure they fear will mean greater federal oversight of agricultural land and higher food-producing costs nationwide.
10/8/2014
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Purdue: Hoosier farm fatalities trending down, past 20 years
 When Terre Haute cattle farmer Terry Hayhurst hopped onto his silage feeding cart in the fall of 2008, he was doing something he’d done many other times. This time, however, he was distracted by the cattle, which were displaying nervous behavior, and he was wearing his work boots.
10/9/2014
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Don’t take safety shortcuts during grain harvest season

A wet harvest and cool temperatures may induce farmers to take shortcuts to safety this fall; Purdue University farm safety experts want to remind farmers to take their time.
10/15/2014
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Soy groups: Big harvest highlights shipping woes

Access to multiple modes of transportation – roads, rivers and rail – allows Illinois farmers a competitive advantage over those in many other states.
10/15/2014
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Illinois winter wheat crop may be the smallest in a decade

Mother Nature may wreak some havoc this fall with growers looking to get in their winter wheat crops.
10/15/2014
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Dry-bean growers looking at a boom harvest in Michigan

Michigan dry bean growers are on track for one of their best years.
10/15/2014
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Canada to produce less wheat, but export a higher percentage

Canada’s wheat crop production will drop more than 26 percent this year. But the world’s leading wheat exporter will ship more this year, putting pressure on other wheat exporters, including the United States.
10/15/2014
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Extend growing season with hoop house, low tunnel or fabric
While most Midwest gardens and croplands are turning the telltale gold and brown of autumn and giving up the last of their fruits for the season, some gardens are just getting started.
10/16/2014
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Kentucky tobacco lab is working for a cure for Ebola

Kentucky Bio-Processing conducts contract research and development related to protein expression and extraction from tobacco plants. The company specializes in using plants to make proteins that are then used as pharmaceuticals.
10/22/2014
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