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Panel: Agribusiness needs to adapt to economy, tech

Agribusiness has to adapt quickly to the changing economic times and practices of its customers, according to leaders in the industry who spoke last week.
2/4/2015
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Coppock: Downstream customers are bigger worry than federal rules

Ag retailers have more to fear from "downstream" customers than from federal regulators, said Daren Coppock, CEO of Ag Retailers Assoc., at last week’s Agribusiness Council of Indiana Conference and Expo.
2/4/2015
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Dairy ‘Dialogues’ focuses on best communicating animal care
Research by the largest fast-food hamburger chain, McDonald’s, shows the No. 1 concern among its customers is that animals be “humanely raised,” said its global animal health and welfare officer last week.
2/5/2015
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Farm World celebrates 60 years in publication

On Feb. 15, 1955, Tom and Peg Mayhill planned to expand their small publishing business in Knightstown, Ind. by starting a farm-focused newspaper called The Eastern Indiana Farmer.
2/11/2015
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Indiana sets record for popcorn crop in 2014

Indiana set records for its popcorn crop in both yield and production last year, boosting it by 10,000 acres since 2013.
2/11/2015
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Recycled food scraps may feed Hoosier pigs with proposed bill

Hoosier pig farmers may have a new feed option in the near future. It’s an old idea with a modern twist: Recycled and treated food scraps from commercial kitchens.
2/11/2015
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Veterans rein in post-traumatic stress with new horse program
Tootsie, Rocky, Whisper and Snowflake at Giant City Stables are saddled up to help southern Illinois veterans cope with post-traumatic stress syndrome and other well-being issues.
2/13/2015
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Beacon Credit Union buys lender Midwest Ag Finance
 Beacon Credit Union announced Friday it has reached an agreement to acquire Midwest Ag Finance. The agreement has been approved by the board of directors for both financial institutions and includes the purchase of assets and assumption of liabilities.
2/13/2015
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Proposed crop insurance cuts look bipartisan

The recent attention to possible crop insurance cuts in the president’s 2016 budget proposal shows how complicated party politics may be in the new Congress.
2/19/2015
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Interpretive rule withdrawn from ‘Waters of U.S.’ plan

Farmers have notched a victory in the ongoing battle over an effort of the federal government to tighten controls on the use of their land.
2/19/2015
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