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Indiana saving special Ash trees for future generations
4/20/2017
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Spotlight on Youth - April 19, 2017
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USDA: American Ag contributed nearly $1T to GDP in 2015
American agriculture and ag-related industries contributed $992 billion to the U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) in 2015, a 5.5-percent share, with the output of America’s farms contributing $136.7 billion of this sum – or about 1 percent of the GDP – according to the USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS).
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Illinois Ag stages mock foot-and-mouth disease crisis drill
Illinois public agencies gathered with federal and state livestock groups last month to conduct a mock foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) outbreak drill at the Illinois Department of Agriculture building.
4/20/2017
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Battling invasive Asian carp focus of new, unusual Michigan contest
Michigan is getting ready to launch a crowd-sourcing effort to help the state deal with the threat of Asian carp to the Great Lakes through an innovative technique, and is backing up its plans with $1 million in appropriated funds.
4/20/2017
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Indiana State Vet: Stay alert for Seneca symptoms in pigs
With bovine tuberculosis and avian influenza in the national news, and both kinds of cases in Indiana in 2016, the state’s Board of Animal Health (BOAH) is staying vigilant of a potential porcine disease.
4/20/2017
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Firms awarded Michigan funds to upgrade road, dairy facilities
Three Michigan companies will receive a total of $325,000 in Food and Agriculture Investment Program grants from the Michigan Commission of Agriculture and Rural Development.
4/20/2017
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Illinois working to eradicate the invasive, hungry gypsy moth
Agriculture officials have a handful of invasive creatures so disruptive that they merit a spot on the federal list of the country’s “most wanted” damaging pests.
 
Think of the emerald ash borer, which has destroyed millions of trees, and the Japanese beetle, which can quickly devour plants and shrubs.
4/20/2017
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Michigan Agriculture positively highlights state's food industry
The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) has released its latest edition of Michigan Agriculture magazine, a partnership between MDARD and the state’s agricultural community.
4/20/2017
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U of I Study: Add variety of plant species, soak up emissions
One strategy for saving the world from global warming could be farmers being paid to grow a variety of plants to absorb more greenhouse gases from the air.
4/20/2017
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