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Top-yielding hybrids make over 271 bushels per acre
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Illinois under harvest emergency; vehicles may carry more weight
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner didnít wait long to take advantage of a new law which, under certain conditions and time restraints, can allow vehicles used for transporting harvested crops to carry more gross weight than allowed by state and federal law.
11/17/2017
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Farmers' conservation efforts aim to lift monarch population
 Since their yearly migration to central Mexico from the United States began in August, the conservation, education and celebration of the monarch butterfly has been in the American spotlight.
11/17/2017
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Management of Indiana's oldest county fair is being restructured
A decision has been made to restructure Indiana’s oldest county fair and have the fairgrounds professionally operated to bring in more money.
11/17/2017
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Glyphosate use faces scrutiny abroad, legal threats at home
Monsanto Co., an agrochemical and biotech company headquartered in St. Louis, is facing some of its toughest challenges in the weeks ahead: a possible European ban on glyphosate, and several lawsuits in which plaintiffs charge that Roundup caused their cancer.
11/17/2017
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Agriculture, Big Data research hub planned in South Chicago
Itís not often these days top Illinois political leaders from Chicago and Springfield, and from both sides of the political aisle, can see eye-to-eye on many issues.
11/17/2017
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China pledges removal of tax on U.S. DDGS exports
Thanks to growing livestock feed needs, Canada, Turkey and New Zealand are among countries topping the list that have significantly boosted the amount of U.S. distillers dried grains with solubles they have purchased during the past six months.
11/17/2017
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Early-month tornadoes damage farm property in Indiana, Ohio
Producers in Jay County, Ind., and Mercer County, Ohio, lost cows, hogs and turkeys when a tornado hit the area Nov. 5.
11/17/2017
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Cargill breaks ground on $50M Ohio premix plant
Cargill broke ground on a $50 million premix and nutrition plant in Lewisburg last week. The 220,000 square-foot facility will sit on the same site as Cargill’s current operation.
11/17/2017
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Dayton college offers drone training for new farm users
Dave and Gail Lierer bought a Yunee Typhone 2500 drone with a 4K camera at the 2016 Farm Science Review. Learning to operate it has been a challenge and fun, Gail said; it’s had more of a learning curve than anticipated.
11/17/2017
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†Now is a great time to be a producer of barley and hops. Just ask any of the 220 craft breweries in Ohio.
11/17/2017
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