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EPA finalizes WOTUS rule, farm groups still objecting

The issue set forth by the U.S. EPA’s proposed rule regarding Waters of United States (WOTUS) grew more heated last week as the Clean Water Rule became final.
6/3/2015
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RFS proposal falls short of corn growers’ wishes

"Disappointed" is one way to describe how a number of corn and ethanol marketing groups seemed left by last week’s U.S. EPA proposal of renewable biofuel mandates for 2015 and 2016.
6/3/2015
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Eastern Corn Belt land values falling, says Fed

Land values declined in the Midwest over the past year, according to the most recent Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis survey.
6/3/2015
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Indiana sheep, wool council now taking funding requests

The Indiana Sheep and Wool Market Development Council, which has been up and running for a year, is accepting applications for funding requests to support sheep promotion efforts across the state.
6/3/2015
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Farm, commercial grain storage business strong

A shortage of grain storage – both on and off the farm – is keeping manufacturers busy contracting for new grain bins.
6/3/2015
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Best management practices boost on-farm grain storage

Wide market swings in recent years have made the decision of when to sell grain crucial, leading more farmers to store grain on their own farms.
6/3/2015
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On-farm grain storage can be a safety hazard

As farmers erect more grain bins on their land, they may inadvertently expose themselves or others to more safety hazards. Accidents involving grain storage and handling facilities are generally increasing in the United States, with 67 reported cases in 2013, according to a 2014 report by Purdue University.
6/3/2015
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Ag on both sides of antibiotics discussion led by White House

The White House Forum on Antibiotic Stewardship June 2 brought together human and animal health groups to pledge responsible use of antibiotics.
6/10/2015
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Growers worried about health review of 2,4-D

Commodity groups are concerned that 2,4-D, a common herbicide, will be classified as a "probable carcinogen" by the International Agency for Research on Cancer in coming weeks.
6/10/2015
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Kentucky tobacco farm suits allege low pay, poor housing

Lawsuits has been filed against five tobacco farms in Kentucky by migrant workers claiming they were paid insufficient wages and forced to live in deplorable conditions despite being hired through the federal H-2A program.
6/10/2015
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