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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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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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EPA hints at corn ethanol RVO increase in final RFS

The U.S. EPA has sent the 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard final rule to the White House Office of Management and Budget for review.
9/17/2014
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IDEM’s manure lagoon rule is attracting public attention

A proposed state rule governing the construction and operation of manure lagoons by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management has garnered media and public attention.
9/17/2014
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Ag ecologist: Waters of U.S. rule will hurt farms

Michigan Farm Bureau is on a grassroots mission to halt a rule that could cause the state to lose its ability to manage its own waters.
9/17/2014
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U.S. ag equipment exports drop a quarter in mid-year

U.S. agricultural equipment exports dropped 27 percent during the first half of 2014, with $4.77 billion in exports shipped to global markets.
9/17/2014
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7 more Michigan counties join those free of bovine TB

The USDA has announced seven more counties in Michigan will be designated as free from bovine tuberculosis, or TB-free.
9/17/2014
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Economist says rural economy outlook positive

Jason Henderson, associate dean in the College of Agriculture and Director of Purdue University extension,  said the "rural economy in general is doing well, especially those who are tied to commodity markets."
9/24/2014
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