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USDA report says population is growing some in rural areas
For the first time in seven years, rural areas are seeing a slight uptick in population. According to the USDA’s annual Rural America at a Glance report, measured from July 2016-June 2017, rural America has increased by 33,000 people, or a bump of 0.08 percent.
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Marquis: 2020 lock closures to be challenge for Illinois ethanol
Marquis Energy, the largest dry-mill ethanol facility in the United States with a refining capacity of 1 million gallons daily, exports a majority of its ethanol via the Illinois River.
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Programs helping accelerate the future of farm technology
A solar-powered dehydrator for specialty crops from JUA Technologies International; Rabbit Tractors, compact, autonomous tractors that can boost efficiency for farmers; Cattlog, an online marketplace where producers can buy and sell cattle on-the-go.
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Speakers to demystify use of cover crops for healthy soils
Vermillion County farmer Carter Morgan has a hypothesis about why some producers are hesitant to try cover crops.
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Farmers can learn hedging tips and advice during Expo session
With today's volatile markets, all farmers should be hedging their commodities – that's according to Lannie Cohen, president of Capitol Commodity Hedging Services, Inc., who will be speaking at 2 p.m. on Dec. 11 at the Indiana Farm Equipment and Technology Expo.
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IBM supercomputing and AI moving more into agriculture
IBM is moving its Watson supercomputer into the agriculture sector, giving a huge boost to an industry struggling to meet ever-growing global food supply needs.
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Indiana farmer plans 2019 driverless planting demos
An Indiana farmer is hoping to speed up the clock on service industry robots being a normal part of a hard day’s work in the field.
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Former ag secretary to kick off Indy Tech Expo
An unfinished farm bill and trade policy issues have created a number of questions for those in agriculture, but former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture John Block hopes there will be some answers by the time he speaks at the Indiana Farm Equipment & Technology Expo next week.
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Agronomist urging farmers to take more scientific approach
To meet the challenge of a down agriculture economy, farmers are urged to be more like scientists, to maximize to the greatest extent possible the health of their crops.
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Warren County home to Ohio’s largest registered farm of yaks
Not too long ago, Norwegian field horses roamed the 30 acres now owned by Jamie and Nathan Sorum of Lebanon. Watching an episode of “Dirty Jobs” on television four years ago changed their Warren County landscape forever.
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