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Monsanto still pursuing a bid for Syngenta

Despite being rejected in its $45 billion takeover bid to acquire Swiss seed giant rival Syngenta, Monsanto Co. told investors May 20 it will continue to pursue a deal – and, if it succeeds, would sell Syngenta’s seeds and crop genetics to win regulatory approval with stiff scrutiny expected from antitrust regulators in both countries.
5/27/2015
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Grain rates, revenue adequacy for rail at issue in two hearings

Rate regulation of rail transportation of grain and railroad revenue adequacy will be the topics of a pair of upcoming public hearings, the U.S. Surface Transportation Board (STB) announced.
5/27/2015
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NW Indiana farmer withdraws application to build hog CAFO

Citing a huge public outcry and the need to coexist with neighbors and the community, an Indiana grain farmer has withdrawn plans to raise 5,600 hogs – at least for now.
5/27/2015
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Proper hay storage means increased value, less loss

When it comes to corn and soybeans, producers take special precautions in storing these lucrative cash crops. When it comes to tending to cut hay, though, producers seem to be more lax.
5/27/2015
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Tennessee experts advise on sorghum herbicide application
Growers who have not raised sorghum lately, however, will need to manage carefully, especially if dry conditions after planting limited herbicide action.
5/27/2015
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Big and Rich, KC & the Sunshine Band highlight Indiana State Fair Free Stage
What’s better than a free concert? A free concert held at the 2015 Indiana State Fair during the "Year of the Farmer," presented by Dow AgroSciences.
5/27/2015
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Ohio Farm Bureau turns over second set of CAUV amendments
In a letter to the Ohio Department of Taxation (ODT), the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) offered a second set of recommended changes to the Current Agricultural Use Valuation (CAUV) program.
5/27/2015
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Beer and Wine setup returns to Indiana State Fair in 2nd year
The Indiana State Fair, Aug. 7-23 this year on the State Fairgrounds at 1202 E. 38th Street in Indianapolis, showcases the best of the state’s agriculture and ag business.
5/27/2015
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Purdue Ag: Confined farm space injuries up in 2014
A new study shows U.S. agricultural confined space-related injuries and deaths, including grain engulfment and entrapments, rose slightly in 2014.
5/27/2015
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Ohio farm cited by OSHA for multiple labor safety violations
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued proposed fines of more than $102,000 on an Ohio feed mill, Hanby Farms, for various safety rules violations.
5/27/2015
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