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Algal bloom forces Toledo residents to eschew water

Toledo residents were without drinking water for three days when a harmful algal bloom on Lake Erie may have caused a reading of 0.6 microcystins in the city’s drinking water.
8/13/2014
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Watershed funding to repair dams in 26 states not Illinois

Illinois ag groups have lobbied for lock and dam upgrades on the Illinois and upper Mississippi rivers for decades in order to improve barge movements of grain.
8/13/2014
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Red Gold field day augments tomato growers’ techniques

Mike Schulte is always eager to learn better techniques to grow his tomatoes – and he learns from other producers at the annual Red Gold Grower Field Day.
8/13/2014
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Lawsuit will continue after sour ruling for corn groups

A federal judge has dismissed an action sought by corn groups in a false advertising lawsuit involving claims made by sugar and corn syrup groups.
8/13/2014
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USDA publishes impact statements on resistant Dow, Monsanto plants

The USDA has released statements detailing the potential impact to the environment of genetically engineered plants resistant to the herbicides 2,4-D and dicamba.
8/13/2014
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Iowa soybean officials return from China trade mission trip

Iowa Soybean Assoc. officials and state agribusiness leaders recently returned from a nine-day trade mission trip to China.
8/13/2014
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Cost share aid available from USDA for organic certification

A provision renewed in the 2014 farm bill will allow certified organic growers to recoup some of the expense for certification.
8/13/2014
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Some Tennessee grapes show damage from harsher winter

Last winter is still showing up in many regions as crops affected by the arctic season are ready for harvest. Grapes are one example, as some varieties in Kentucky and Tennessee have been affected.
8/13/2014
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USDA projects U.S. corn will set new record

U.S. corn production is expected to hit a record 14 billion bushels, with soybean production predicted to reach a record 3.82 billion, up 16 percent from last year.
8/20/2014
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University analysis favors ARC option on this year’s corn crop

Those who fail to choose between Agricultural Risk Coverage or Price Loss Coverage will automatically be entered into PLC for Farm Service Agency farms.

8/20/2014
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