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Clinton County Fair claims swine flu cases overstated
The situation was blown out of proportion – that was Clinton County Fair Board President Scot Gerber’s comment about the swine flu epidemic at this year’s fair, which ran July 8-15.
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Repurposed structures part of annual DeKalb Co.’s barn tour
The fourth annual DeKalb County Barn Tour is set for 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on August 12. The tour includes livestock and grain farms, repurposed barns and a winery, along with a couple more historical sites along the way.
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Advice on making the best use of fungicide in the field
In many ventures, timing and attention to detail is everything.
This is especially true in farming, with current low commodity prices creating a tighter bottom line.
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New Ohio program courses aim to aid starting farmers
Roughly 10 percent of small-scale farmers across the nation leave the industry every year. With a new program called Begin Farming, the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Assoc. (OEFFA) is trying to help beginners confront the challenges that comes with running one’s own farm.
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FDA awards state grants to aid with Food Safety Modernization
Michigan and some nearby states have received sizeable grants from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to advance goals set out by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
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U of I develops more economical test to detect Palmer seed
The presence of tiny seeds from Palmer amaranth in mixed bags of seed distributed to participants in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) last summer led a molecular weed scientist and graduate student partner to develop an effective, low-cost test that can sniff out even a single Palmer seed in a large mixed sample of seeds.
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Penn State Interseeder to be featured at Indiana field day
An interseeding technology that allows for earlier planting of cover crops will be on display at an upcoming event in Allen County. The “Seeing Green: Fields and Profits Soil Health Field Day” is August 10 at Roemke Farms
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Ohio Manure Science Review to show do’s, don’ts, benefits
Creating fertile soils; managing manure to improve profits; protecting the environment – these are just three good reasons why farmers should attend the Manure Science Review on Aug. 2.
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Sustainable farming is touted to Chinese visitors to Indiana
The Indiana Soybean Alliance (ISA) welcomed the Chinese Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Foodstuffs, Native Produce and Animal By-Products (CFNA) and key industry stakeholders to Mike Starkey’s family farm in Brownsburg on July 12.
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Resources preservation is in 10-year Indiana ag plan
In helping introduce the state’s Indiana Agriculture Strategic Plan for the next decade, Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch noted one crucial natural resource the state has in agriculture is its workforce.
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