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How to plant cover may be as important as the seed choice

Mike Shuter said the younger generation is the reason he is working to improve his soil health.
4/1/2015
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Estate tax goes down in House, awaiting Senate

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a measure last week repealing the federal estate tax; the body voted 240-179 in favor of the bill (HR 1105) on April 16.
4/22/2015
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Illinois implement company showcases its new building

Beard Implement Co. welcomed its customers, neighbors and friends to an open house of their new building near Ashland on March 14.
4/23/2015
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Farmers oppose Mounds Lake Reservoir in Delaware County

Officials in Anderson, Ind. want to dam the White River and create a 2,100-acre lake in Madison and Delaware counties at a cost of an estimated $440 million.
4/29/2015
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USDA’s climate change plan is designed to help farmers

USDA announced a detailed plan that will begin to help farmers to begin building a long-term strategy to keep their farm sustainable in spite of any climate change.
5/6/2015
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Freeze sours Tennessee’s peaches, but other fruits OK

A hard freeze in late March has soured yield prospects for Tennessee’s fresh peach crop. Prospects for the Volunteer State’s apple, grape and berry crops are better.
5/6/2015
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Monsanto, BASF join Dow in labeling herbicides for drift

Monsanto Co. and BASF Corp. have agreed to wording regarding wind direction on labels for their dicamba-based herbicides, according to the chair of the Save Our Crops Coalition.
5/6/2015
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Indiana bill to limit annexations awaits approval from governor
 Reforms to the way cities and towns can annex land passed the Indiana General Assembly in the final minutes of its 2015 legislative session.
Senate Bill 330 passed the state House by a vote of 87-0 and the Senate, 43-6, last week. 
5/7/2015
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4-H House at U of I renovating with new cookbook fundraiser
At the tail end of the Great Depression, few farm girls could afford to go to college. So in 1934 the 4-H House, a cooperative, cost-saving living arrangement, began with 16 4-H leaders at the University of Illinois.
5/15/2015
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Indiana restricts bird movements due to flu threat

On May 26, the Indiana State Board of Animal Health (BOAH) unanimously passed an emergency order forbidding the movement of birds to a public sale, or to a show event such as a county or state fair.
6/3/2015
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