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Russian trade sanctions could hurt U.S. poultry

Last year, according to the USDA and the U.S. Trade Office, Russia purchased a total of about $16.5 billion in goods from the United States.
8/13/2014
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Reynolds’ research working to a likely treatment for Ebola

A plant-based protein from a Kentucky tobacco has been used to create the experimental treatment for victims of Ebola.
8/13/2014
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Missouri voters narrowly OK new farm rights amendment

Voters in the Show Me State narrowly approved an amendment to the state’s constitution that supporters say will guarantee the right to farm in Missouri.
8/13/2014
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Algal bloom forces Toledo residents to eschew water

Toledo residents were without drinking water for three days when a harmful algal bloom on Lake Erie may have caused a reading of 0.6 microcystins in the city’s drinking water.
8/13/2014
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Farmer: Ag is making an effort

Paul Herringshaw was aware when a harmful algal bloom fouled Toledo’s drinking water last week. Citizens were advised not to drink the water for three days.
8/13/2014
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Watershed funding to repair dams in 26 states not Illinois

Illinois ag groups have lobbied for lock and dam upgrades on the Illinois and upper Mississippi rivers for decades in order to improve barge movements of grain.
8/13/2014
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Red Gold field day augments tomato growers’ techniques

Mike Schulte is always eager to learn better techniques to grow his tomatoes – and he learns from other producers at the annual Red Gold Grower Field Day.
8/13/2014
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Purdue establishes Soybean Center to enrich value chain

Plans to establish the Purdue University Soybean Center were announced recently in the year-old Glass Barn at the Indiana State Fair.
8/13/2014
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Lawsuit will continue after sour ruling for corn groups

A federal judge has dismissed an action sought by corn groups in a false advertising lawsuit involving claims made by sugar and corn syrup groups.
8/13/2014
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USDA publishes impact statements on resistant Dow, Monsanto plants

The USDA has released statements detailing the potential impact to the environment of genetically engineered plants resistant to the herbicides 2,4-D and dicamba.
8/13/2014
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