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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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Purdue economists advise how to weather lowered crop prices

In the face of an economic downturn, row crop farmers will need to strategize carefully to offset the decrease in crop prices over the next few years, said Purdue ag experts in a recent webinar.
1/22/2015
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Climate change study examines economic effect

Applying business risk analysis to climate, a new report on Jan. 23 warns agriculture of the potential disruptions to its economy that climate change could wreak in the coming decades.
1/28/2015
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Network lets Indiana farms test practices toward water quality

Joining more than 400 crop producers across Indiana this year, a small band of farmers in Jay County will evaluate their management practices using technology provided through the On-Farm Network.
1/28/2015
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