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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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Illinois winter wheat crop may be the smallest in a decade

Mother Nature may wreak some havoc this fall with growers looking to get in their winter wheat crops.
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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Kentucky tobacco lab is working for a cure for Ebola

Kentucky Bio-Processing conducts contract research and development related to protein expression and extraction from tobacco plants. The company specializes in using plants to make proteins that are then used as pharmaceuticals.
10/22/2014
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Hoosier farm gives Japanese team perspective on U.S. ag

Eyebrows shot up as the Japan Trade Team heard Eric Mohr, a corn and soybean producer in Greenfield, describe the holding capacity of his combine and other equipment.
10/22/2014
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Profitable beef prices increase cattle thefts

Late last week, The Associated Press reported police in southern Tennessee were searching for two men they said took thousands of dollars in cows and sold them in Kentucky.
10/29/2014
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No shortage of Michigan hay, but quality could be an issue

Michigan State University extension grazing and field crop educator Jerry Lindquist said it appears there is a surplus of some types of hay; however, he believes hay marketing will become more challenging than it has been in the last few years.
10/29/2014
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Iowa grower finds his Illinois field stripped of its soybeans

When Matthew Schuster went to his Jo Daviess County bean field to start the harvest, he was shocked to find someone else had already taken about 18 acres of soybeans.
10/29/2014
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