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Indiana to require permit to import 37 fish species

Fish owners must acquire a state-issued permit before importing fish species that are susceptible to viral hemorrhagic septicemia – in accord with new rules enacted by the Indiana State Board of Animal Health.
11/5/2014
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How Republicans’ congressional wins may impact U.S. ag policy

The shifting political landscape after last week’s Republican wins could impact farm policy, especially in the U.S. Senate, where Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts is expected to chair the agriculture committee.
11/12/2014
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FDA seeks public comment on newest food safety rules

The nation’s farm and food industry has less than a month to file new comments to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s latest proposed rule changes to the agency’s Food Safety Modernization Act, ahead of the FDA’s deadline of Dec. 15.
11/19/2014
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Task force working on plan to combat antibiotics resistance

Antibiotic resistance is growing in animals used in production agriculture, according to the chair of a committee created to help provide solutions for the problem.
11/19/2014
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Indiana turkey producers climb in national rankings

Many Americans will stuff themselves on turkey in the coming month. But Indiana’s turkey production, which reached a record level this year, is increasing not so much from holiday demand as from year-round global trends.
11/19/2014
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U.S. corn and soy output at all-time high, for 2014

Last year’s corn and soybean crops set several records, according to the NASS 2014 Crop Production report. Corn harvest was a record 14.2 billion bushels, up 3 percent from 2013’s revised numbers. Soybeans had a record production of 3.97 billion bushels, up 18 percent from 2013. 
1/14/2015
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Incomplete corn harvest can spell death for feeding cattle

Cattle ranchers routinely turn cattle out on corn stover as a way to use the entire plant. That can be an excellent feed source for cattle, but it can be a problem if there is much corn grain still present in the field.
1/14/2015
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Specialists: Take a hard look at split N for corn

Corn Belt extension specialists sent a reminder to corn growers last month to start thinking about spring nitrogen (N) applications. The specialists (in Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri and Kansas) highlighted a free online tool to manage fertilization for corn acres in those states. 
1/14/2015
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RFA chief wants ethanol RVOs set at 15B gallons

Compliance with statutory volume requirements for 2014 ethanol production mandated by Congress through the Renewable Fuel Standard in 2007 could have easily been met.
1/21/2015
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Analysts expect soy to replace much of winter wheat for 2015

With the latest round of USDA crop reports published, market analysts are now starting to focus on what farmers will plant in the spring.
1/21/2015
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