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Heavy rain damaging crops in the Midwest

Heavy rains the last couple of weeks have made a soggy mess of farm fields in parts of Indiana and other states.
6/25/2015
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Kentucky restricting sales of birds to avoid influenza

Last week Kentucky agriculture officials strengthened efforts to further protect its poultry industry and bird population from the avian influenza outbreak by enacting restrictions on sales and movement within the state.
6/25/2015
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New Walmart policy focusing on sustainability, humane production

Retail giant Walmart announced last month new positions on its animal welfare policy when it comes to the items the company sells.
6/25/2015
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Mandate about trans fat could aid soy growers

A federal mandate to eliminate trans fat in oil used in processed foods should not have a negative financial impact on soybean growers.
6/25/2015
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Indiana corn genetics firm adding on to headquarters

AgReliant Genetics, the third-largest corn seed company in North America, turned over its first shovel of dirt earlier this month to build onto its headquarters in Westfield – nearly doubling its size.
6/25/2015
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House sends Fast Track trade authority to Senate

Trade promotion authority (TPA), seen by many farm groups as essential for completing the Transpacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement, passed June 18 in the U.S. House by a vote of 218-208.
6/25/2015
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Purdue experts: Flooding likely to cause crop losses

6/25/2015
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Storms set back some soybean planting west of the Mississippi

The remnants of Tropical Depression Bill dumped more than an inch of rain here last Friday, capping off a week of storms that kept soybean planters and drills parked in much of the Show Me State.
6/25/2015
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D.C. Metro board bans annual NCGA corn ads in ‘issues’ rule

The National Corn Growers Assoc. (NCGA) has fired back at the Washington, D.C., area’s transit system, after the 700,000 daily passenger-service rejected the association’s annual subway car billboard campaign.
6/25/2015
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Could the avian flu be a 100 million-bushel corn problem?

The United States is currently on the tail end of the worst bird flu outbreak in history, with 222 confirmed cases (as of June 15) and more than 47 million birds affected across 15 states.
6/25/2015
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