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Luxury dip good at parties this entire holiday season
Well, it’s that time of year again, when we look back at the old and look forward to the new. It’s also a time for a little entertaining and special treats for those in your family or your associates.
12/17/2014
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40 years ago: Wheat exports to Egypt ensured in $38M deal
Recalling Our Roots
12/17/2014
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Ohio extension agent named president of national society
The National Assoc. of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA) is 5,784 members strong. Recently elected to lead this nationwide group is Mike Hogan, associate professor with The Ohio State University extension and its sustainable agriculture coordinator.
12/17/2014
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Stakeholders conference helping veterans return to their ag roots
An estimated 200 people attended the first Farmer Veteran Stakeholders Conference last month in Des Moines, with local, state and national service providers facilitating networking, partnering and educational opportunities for U.S. military veterans wanting to return to their agricultural roots.
12/17/2014
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FDA already taking questions about antibiotics use changes
The implementation of changes to the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) is two years away, but questions about the new system are keeping officials with the America Feed Industry Assoc. (AFIA) busy.
12/17/2014
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Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus
Editor’s note: Farm World is pleased to reprint this holiday favorite.
12/17/2014
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Ohio crop coverage options to be outlined in meetings series
The puzzle of which agriculture program to choose was one of three topics covered Dec. 11 during an Ohio Agriculture Policy and Outlook Conference. Also highlighted were expectations for land values and cash rent prices, as well as the overall ag economic outlook.
12/17/2014
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Rauner: Will advocate for ag as ‘backbone’ of Illinois’ economy
Hailing Illinois agriculture as the “backbone of our economy,” Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner addressed Illinois Farm Bureau (IFB) delegates about the state of the state and his commitment to farmers Dec. 8. “We’re struggling as it is, but it’s farmers that have kept us going, and I’m all in for you,” Rauner said. “I am going to be the strongest farmer advocate of any governor here in America.”
12/17/2014
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Wet harvest has growers again thinking about tiling installation
With the fall harvest season coming to a close, farmers with lower-than-expected yields will often take a closer look at their soils. Usually a harvest season with wet ground will result in fewer days in the field and smaller yields. The use of drain tiles have proven to increase both these numbers.
12/17/2014
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Study: Gypsum on fields could help filter water for crops’ use
Farm fields treated with gypsum are shown to have a 55 percent reduction in soluble phosphorus runoff, based on tests of water samples collected from the field’s drainage tiles. Warren Dick, an Ohio State University soil scientist, is two years into a three-year study of gypsum’s benefits on farms, including improvements in soil quality, yields and reducing phosphorus runoff.
12/17/2014
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