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EPA gives fluensulfone green light in combating nematodes

 The U.S. EPA has given final approval to a new pesticide designed to eradicate nematodes called fluensulfone.
9/24/2014
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Swedish study lauds health benefits found in dairy fats

Provocative studies on the potential benefits of dairy fat may be reversing long-held doctrine in the dietary arena.
9/24/2014
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Fifth-grade dairy tour guide gets Disney web show role

Articulate and confident, Jenna Kelsay, 10, handles tough questions from children and adults who tour her family’s dairy farm in Whiteland, Ind.
9/24/2014
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Domestic cotton yield, price outlooks shrink this season
Higher temperatures in August ironed out some worries of unusually low cotton yields in West Tennessee. But global supply and demand are keeping cotton futures below 70 cents a pound, meaning Mid-South cotton growers must carefully manage defoliation for a profitable harvest.
9/26/2014
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Sudden death syndrome found in Illinois soybeans

With excellent growing conditions and planted acreage likely leading to a record soybean harvest this year, a soil-based disease could take a bite out of yields in Illinois, particularly in the west-central part of the state.
9/26/2014
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Illinois fracking regs face scrutiny; approval delayed
Just when those who support hydraulic fracturing thought they had turned a corner and could see new wells drilled soon, a state legislative panel in Illinois said it will take an extra 45 days to review long-awaited rules governing the practice.
9/26/2014
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Too much rain, too little labor hurts tobacco crop

While there is no such thing as a perfect growing season, most tobacco producers in the region will agree this year has been adequate enough to produce a high quality crop.
10/1/2014
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Farm groups hope depreciation, deduction are made permanent

Farmers and ranchers would be better able to plan for equipment purchases and other capital expenditures under a bill passed last month by the U.S. House of Representatives.
10/1/2014
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Ferrellgas agrees to credits after propane pricing issues

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has reached an agreement with propane supplier Ferrellgas to credit customers more than $100,000 over pricing issues from last winter.
10/1/2014
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LaPorte Police charge suspect with copper theft from irrigation

Having copper wire stripped from irrigation systems is a concern among growers, but even more so following a string of metal thefts lately at several northwestern Indiana farms.
10/1/2014
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