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Indiana business owners may receive export help
 Indiana business owners wanting to branch into Canada or Mexico have ready resources in Detroit, which is home to bureau offices for both countries that assist with export advice and guidance across each border.
4/18/2018
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Farm bill vet: 50/50 chance for measure to pass in this session
Unprecedented politics are creating an environment where Congress could break with tradition and in which a farm bill could again take longer than usual to finalize, according to Ferd Hoefner, senior strategic advisor at the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition.
4/18/2018
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North Montgomery FFA event helps feed hungry

Approximately 21,600 meals were packed into more than 100 boxes in a little less than 90 minutes earlier this month at North Montgomery High School, in an annual event that benefits the Kids Against Hunger charity.
4/18/2018
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Arm & Hammer parent company purchases Iowa food safety firm

In a concerted effort to enhance food safety with the latest technologies and services, Arm & Hammer Animal and Food Production’s parent, Church & Dwight Co., Inc., said it acquired Passport Food Safety Solutions, Inc. of West Des Moines, Iowa, which became effective March 8.
4/18/2018
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USDA: U.S. honey production dropped 9 percent from 2016
 U.S. honey production in 2017 from producers with five or more colonies totaling 148 million pounds was down 9 percent from 2016, according to the annual USDA Honey report last month.
4/18/2018
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Marfrig acquisition of National Beef draws fire from opponents
 Brazilian company Marfrig Global Foods has announced it will acquire 51 percent ownership of U.S.-based National Beef Packing Co., the fourth-largest beef processor in the United States.
4/18/2018
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Co-Alliance & Custer Grain share in Governor's Awards
 Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb has tipped his cap to a business specializing in serving the needs of farmers for 91 years. Co-Alliance, LLP earned the Governor’s Half Century Business Award on April 11 for its longstanding contributions to the economy and workforce.
4/18/2018
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DOJ reportedly OKs Monsanto buyout, only with concessions
 Despite opposition from a large coalition of 45 farm groups, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has decided to approve the billions-dollar takeover of Monsanto Co. by German pharmaceutical and chemical conglomerate Bayer AG, according to The Wall Street Journal.
4/18/2018
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Views and opinions: Cutaway tractor unusual and educational feature at shows
Wrenching Tales by Cindy Ladage
4/18/2018
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Views and opinions: British vet recounts her training, pets & patients

 


The Bookworm Sez by Terri Schlichenmeyer
4/18/2018
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