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Michigan apple harvest could be one of state’s recent best

Michigan’s apple harvest is ongoing and could be one of the best in recent years.
9/24/2014
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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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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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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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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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Dry-bean growers looking at a boom harvest in Michigan

Michigan dry bean growers are on track for one of their best years.
10/15/2014
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Extend growing season with hoop house, low tunnel or fabric
While most Midwest gardens and croplands are turning the telltale gold and brown of autumn and giving up the last of their fruits for the season, some gardens are just getting started.
10/16/2014
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