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USDA committee on minority farmers resumes with funding

The USDA Minority Farmers Advisory Committee (MFAC) recently hosted its first meeting since 2011. William Miller of Oxford, Ohio, an organic farmer newly appointed to a two-year term on the committee, attended that Savannah, Ga., meeting.
12/3/2015
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Good soybean yields despite late start, and rough weather

While no issues with pests or diseases were reported, Eric Beyers said southern Illinois was challenged with wet weather causing late planting, and a late-season drought.
12/3/2015
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Only Michigan soybean test plot yielding average results

Average results were the order of the day for a soybean test in southeastern Lower Michigan this spring, in Lenawee County. Farmer’s Independent Research of Seed Technologies (FIRST) conducted the test at the farm of Tim Vergote, near Blissfield.
12/3/2015
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Retaliation due to COOL may start on dairy imports mid-month 

Calls continue for repeal of Country of Origin Legislation (COOL). 
12/3/2015
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USDA funding nutrition research centers in Tennessee, Utah

Two universities, in Tennessee and Utah, each received a $1 million USDA grant Nov. 23 to support nutrition education and obesity prevention for disadvantaged children and families.
12/3/2015
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10 years ago: Ohio farm opens land to disabled hunters

Jay Crisenbery of Eureka, Ohio, has opened his 111-acre farm property to deer hunters in wheelchairs. The hunters are so tickled to be out that they don’t even care if they get a deer.
12/3/2015
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Family-made desserts to enjoy this holiday season

A staple of the holidays, flavorful desserts bring a seasonal spread together like nothing else, and whipping up those desserts is a perfect time to spend some quality time with your family.
12/3/2015
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Just one of hundreds of ways to ‘doctor’ crackers

Next time you visit your market just take a good look down the snack aisle where the potato chips, crackers, pretzels and pig skins are lined up to tempt your taste buds into parting with some of your money.
12/3/2015
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Santa being a she is far less odd than you’d think

I haven’t paid much attention to department store Santas since I was 8 years old and I saw a disheveled and sloppy Santa taking a long puff on a cigarette as he got into his putrid green VW bus with curtains.
12/3/2015
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Focus on finding ways to adapt – not sink into pity

Farm life is easy, and you’ll make a bundle; you can take that to the bank.
Said no one, ever.
12/3/2015
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