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4 Ohio horses succomb to Eastern Equine Encephalitis

At least four horses in Northeast Ohio died this past week from eastern equine encephalitis, or EEE, according to Ohio State Veterinarian Dr. Tony Forshey.
10/1/2014
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Hog inventory up 6 percent from June, in spite of PEDv concerns

U.S. hog numbers increased 6 percent from June and farmers are expanding sow herds despite ongoing concerns about porcine epidemic diarrhea virus.
10/8/2014
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U.S., Brazil finally iron out years-long cotton dispute

The United States and Brazil announced last week the conclusion to a cotton trade dispute in the World Trade Organization that stretched more than a decade and prompted a change in U.S. farm bill cotton programs.
10/8/2014
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Lower grain prices help egg producers expand

Egg production is increasing as U.S. producers leverage lower grain prices with steady domestic and export demand.
10/8/2014
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U of I rolls out online toolbox to help farmers pick coverage

An Oct. 3 webinar on farm bill decision aids and programs sponsored by the University of Illinois Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics was attended by 450 farmers eager to learn more about the three sets of decisions they will soon make for each Farm Service Agency farm, including expected deadlines.
10/8/2014
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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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