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Illinois elevators gear up for bumper crop harvest

One could count Peoria County farmer Vern Schaffner among those anticipating a possible record harvest of both corn and soybeans.
9/10/2014
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Hops just one of 120 topics at the Farm Science Review

Farm Science Review (FSR) show manager Chuck Gamble often wrestles with the idea for his show’s theme, but this year’s was a no-brainer.
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Economist: Livestock to expand and meat consumption to go up

Record prices for meat and animal industries means a change is coming to the marketplace, said Purdue University ag economist Dr. Chris Hurt.
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Merger between Tyson and Hillshire Brands completed

Tyson Foods’ purchase of Hillshire Brands has been completed, Tyson agreed to pay about $8.55 billion for the Chicago-based company.
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U.S. meat export volumes projected steady or rising

The cost of a barbecue increased this summer, as Americans showed willingness to pay record prices for beef, pork and chicken for the grill.
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Cattle groups oppose expanding Argentina beef imports into U.S.

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Assoc. and the U.S. Cattlemen’s Assoc. do not always agree on trade policy, but the two groups do agree the United States should not open its borders to fresh beef from Argentina’s Patagonia region.
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Ohio FB: Check taxes to see if grain bins are real property

Farmers should check their tax records to see if they are being taxed for their metal grain bins. Some Ohio counties are taxing them; others are not.
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Kentucky tour to take consumers behind the scenes of local farms

The parade of farms flyer promises: "7 hours, 12 farms and 98 miles of family friendly fun."
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Helping agritourism owners focus of new national group

Turning part of a five-generation farm into a destination agribusiness can come with local zoning regulations, transportation issues and other potential roadblocks that farmers may have difficulty leaping without some professional help.
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Kentucky small-ruminant school deadline to register on Sept. 20

There is a good climate in Kentucky for sheep and goat production.
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