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Eastern Indiana family expands with second, retail meat business

Custom processing of fresh-cut meats just became easier in Rushville, where Gettinger Family Custom Meats has expanded into retail to meet the needs of its customers.
8/20/2014
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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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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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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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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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