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Peterson’s dairy bill would replace Margin Protection
Congress recently made changes to a dairy risk management program to help dairy farmers in this difficult economic environment; however, last week Rep. Collin Peterson (D-Minn.) introduced U.S. House legislation that would start a whole new program for dairy and throw out the old one just amended.
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Illinois, Iowa soybean growers to Trump: Reconsider China tariffs

 It is a toss-up every year whether Illinois or Iowa will be the top soybean-producing state, though Illinois has edged out its northwestern neighbor for production honors in recent years.

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Ohio’s Great Tack Exchange draws from seven states for just five hours

Lauren Hughes of Parkersburg, W.Va., purchased a two-horse trailer from Kevin McKinney of Sardinia, Ohio. Delbert Green of Monticello, Ind., swapped a worn saddle for two pair of riding boots and miscellaneous bridle from Kevin Albers of Stanton, Mich.
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Censky touts SARE for St. Louis ag conference
 Current and past USDA deputy secretaries keynoted the Our Farms, Our Future Conference on April 3, attended by more than 900 people discussing the next 30 years of sustainable agriculture research and education.
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Poor weather quashing early soybean planting, for Illinois
Recent studies have proven a link between early soybean planting and higher yields. If Illinois farmers could ever get into their fields, they would love to test it for themselves.
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Researchers surprised by E. coli, water supply study

Water troughs on farms can be a conduit for the spread of E. coli in cattle, according to a major study led by Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine researchers.
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How one farm optimally uses automatic watering for cattle
Water is an essential nutrient for livestock, and producers and educators often don’t talk about it enough, said Ohio State University beef specialist Steve Boyles, Ph.D.
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Wanted: More haulers for dairy delivery, say experts
The dairy industry is in need of drivers, according to those who work to get milk from the farm onto store shelves.
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Eastern Corn Belt wheat doing better than Plains states' crop
The condition of this region’s wheat remains good, even as the country’s major growing areas report poor crop conditions.
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Using wildflowers to lessen pesticide not as effective here, say specialists

Betting that the practice could help reduce the need for pesticides, cereal crop growers in Europe have added stripes of wildflowers to their crops as part of several trial studies.
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