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Deere lays off 600 from ag lines, cites falling grain prices

More than 600 workers at four John Deere factories have been laid off "indefinitely," following a slump in farm machinery sales.
8/27/2014
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Considering shift into animal agriculture? Ivy Tech can help

A new online course offered by Ivy Tech Community College will help farmers who want to diversify into livestock, poultry or aquaculture.
8/27/2014
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Migrant workers in Michigan sue in labor dispute

A group of migrant workers has sued Pioneer Hi-Bred International and others for alleged labor violations stemming from the 2012 growing season.
9/3/2014
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U.S. propane inventories climb back to 2012 level

Following the large drawdown in stocks last winter, U.S. propane inventories have increased, with total weekly supplies now topping 70 million barrels.
9/3/2014
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Illinois elevators gear up for bumper crop harvest

One could count Peoria County farmer Vern Schaffner among those anticipating a possible record harvest of both corn and soybeans.
9/10/2014
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Economist: Livestock to expand and meat consumption to go up

Record prices for meat and animal industries means a change is coming to the marketplace, said Purdue University ag economist Dr. Chris Hurt.
9/10/2014
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Merger between Tyson and Hillshire Brands completed

Tyson Foods’ purchase of Hillshire Brands has been completed, Tyson agreed to pay about $8.55 billion for the Chicago-based company.
9/10/2014
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U.S. meat export volumes projected steady or rising

The cost of a barbecue increased this summer, as Americans showed willingness to pay record prices for beef, pork and chicken for the grill.
9/10/2014
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Indiana Ag examining viability of food hubs to better market

The Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) is surveying Hoosier interest in regional food hubs for specialty crops, such as fruits, nuts, vegetables, horticulture and nursery.
9/10/2014
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Farm groups, environmentalists at odds about WOTUS

Environmental groups and farm organizations are at odds again after the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would restrict a rule that some say will empower the EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
9/17/2014
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