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Heavy moisture a big strike against Indiana soybean plot

Of 63 soybean seed varieties tested on a Tipton County farm by Farmers’ Independent Research of Seed Technologies (FIRST), the highest-yielding produced 58.8 bushels per acre.
2/25/2015
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Indiana soy test site largely healthy with no empty pods

Varieties from NK Brand, Steyer and Armor led an all-season soybean seed test for yield last year in northwestern Indiana.
2/25/2015
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Disease pressure affected Indiana seed corn test site

In northern Indiana, NuTech/G2 Gen pulled ahead of other brands in the early-season test of seed corn hybrids by Farmers’ Independent Research of Seed Technologies (FIRST).
2/25/2015
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Debate on ethanol blend rate is picking up again

The reduction we have seen in farm-stored inventory being sold recently is being credited to the drop that has taken place in commodity values. While this is one factor in the total situation, it is not the entire cause.
2/25/2015
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Falling milk prices incentivize heavier dairy cow culling

The USDA announced the March Federal order Class I base milk price Thursday, Feb. 19, at $15.56 per cwt., down 68 cents from February, $8.08 below March 2014, and the lowest Class I since July 2012.
2/25/2015
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Hog production costs haven’t been this low since December 2007

2/25/2015
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Indiana Senate considers right-to-farm amendment

The Indiana State Senate soon will consider a resolution proposing an amendment to the state Constitution that would protect the "right to farm and ranch."
2/26/2015
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Water-quality credits leading to NYC auction on April 16

In the Ohio River Basin, private dollars have been invested in farm conservation practices to reduce nutrient runoff.
2/26/2015
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GSI free calculator an aid to decisions about storing grain

As hundreds of thousands of National Farm Machinery Show enthusiasts made their way through the thousands of equipment and product exhibits earlier this month, many also found valuable information for their farming operations.
2/26/2015
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Proposed Dietary Guidelines recommending less red meat
Beef and pork producers are voicing their opposition to the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s recommendations that Americans should eat less red meat and to consider production impacts on the environment.
2/27/2015
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