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Swedish study lauds health benefits found in dairy fats

Provocative studies on the potential benefits of dairy fat may be reversing long-held doctrine in the dietary arena.
9/24/2014
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Fifth-grade dairy tour guide gets Disney web show role

Articulate and confident, Jenna Kelsay, 10, handles tough questions from children and adults who tour her family’s dairy farm in Whiteland, Ind.
9/24/2014
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Merger talks continue for 2 big sellers of fertilizer

Illinois-based CF Industries Holdings, Inc. confirmed last week it is discussing a possible merger with Yara International ASA in Norway – a deal that would lead to the world’s largest fertilizer supplier.
10/1/2014
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U.S., Brazil finally iron out years-long cotton dispute

The United States and Brazil announced last week the conclusion to a cotton trade dispute in the World Trade Organization that stretched more than a decade and prompted a change in U.S. farm bill cotton programs.
10/8/2014
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Lower grain prices help egg producers expand

Egg production is increasing as U.S. producers leverage lower grain prices with steady domestic and export demand.
10/8/2014
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U of I rolls out online toolbox to help farmers pick coverage

An Oct. 3 webinar on farm bill decision aids and programs sponsored by the University of Illinois Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics was attended by 450 farmers eager to learn more about the three sets of decisions they will soon make for each Farm Service Agency farm, including expected deadlines.
10/8/2014
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Angus group hosts yearly farm tours, picnic

Blue skies and a cool breeze greeted members of the Southern Indiana Angus Assoc. on Sept. 27 for their tour of the farm of Gary and Cathy Wente near Seymour, Ind.
10/8/2014
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Indiana farmers rallying to protest ‘Waters of the U.S.’

Indiana farmers are rallying to try to defeat a measure they fear will mean greater federal oversight of agricultural land and higher food-producing costs nationwide.
10/8/2014
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Purdue: Hoosier farm fatalities trending down, past 20 years
 When Terre Haute cattle farmer Terry Hayhurst hopped onto his silage feeding cart in the fall of 2008, he was doing something he’d done many other times. This time, however, he was distracted by the cattle, which were displaying nervous behavior, and he was wearing his work boots.
10/9/2014
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Don’t take safety shortcuts during grain harvest season

A wet harvest and cool temperatures may induce farmers to take shortcuts to safety this fall; Purdue University farm safety experts want to remind farmers to take their time.
10/15/2014
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