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Views and opinions: Trade’s trying to figure out effect of late corn planting
Market Analysis by Karl Setzer
6/14/2018
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Inner-city Ohio school's literally taking gardens to new heights
 Take a century-old school building near downtown Cincinnati; after some restoration, discard the playground on its rooftop and in its place, put in 35 raised garden beds. Now allow the 400-plus students to plan, plant, tend and harvest the fruits and vegetables from that garden.
6/13/2018
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Marketing shrimp’s not such a small business for this Hoosier
Shrimp served here is almost always from some overseas country like Thailand or Indonesia – but an aqua farm in northern Indiana also contributes to satisfying the world’s craving for the delicacy.
6/13/2018
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Purdue prof: Farmers have right to worry about tariffs
As tariff disputes continue between the United States and multiple other countries, American farmers may understandably see themselves as caught in the crosshairs, according to a Purdue University agricultural economist.
6/13/2018
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South American trucking strikes latest in global ag price factors
Transportation strikes in South America are expected to have little impact on global commodity prices.
6/13/2018
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Indiana farmer’s tractor death is a somber safety reminder
Last month, a Thorntown farmer was fatally injured when a box truck struck his tractor near his farm. Described by family and friends as an easygoing man with a caring nature, Joseph “Joe” C. Garst, 66, died May 16 near his corn, soybean and hay operation.
6/13/2018
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New Purdue Ag dean focuses on school’s global leadership
 In May Karen Plaut became the first woman to hold the position of Glenn W. Sample Dean of Purdue University’s College of Agriculture.
6/13/2018
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Industrial hemp bill awaits Illinois governor signature

Illinois is poised to join dozens of other states in the cultivation of industrial hemp under a bill passed unopposed on May 30 by State Senator Toi Hutchinson (D-Chicago Heights). Banned for growth in the Prairie State and prohibited federally for almost 80 years, the cultivation of hemp would again be legal for farmers to grow under Hutchinson’s Senate Bill 2298 — the Industrial Hemp Act. Hemp is a close cousin of marijuana without the buzz-producing THC component.
6/13/2018
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Trade, tariffs, FMD outbreak front and center at Pork Expo
Trade and tariffs, as well as concerns over a potential foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) outbreak, took center stage as this year’s June 6-8 World Pork Expo, which marked its 30th anniversary at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa.
6/13/2018
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Corn and soy planting, and hay cutting, behind across Michigan
With nearly five days suitable for fieldwork in Michigan for the week ending June 3, farmers were able to take advantage of dry conditions to make good planting progress, according to the latest crop progress report from the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).
6/13/2018
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