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 Women taking to the harness racing track in Ohio


 

 

 

GREENVILLE, Ohio — The 200 year old sport of harness racing has long been dominated by men. But a group of women from west central Ohio are working to change that perception.
11/19/2019
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A family dairy farm adapts to survive in its high class neighborhood


COLLEGE GROVE, Tenn – The contrast is unavoidable. Less than a half-mile south of I-840 on Arno Road is The Grove, a housing development of “luxury estate homes.” Directly across the road is the 188-year-old Hatcher family dairy farm.
11/19/2019
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Rain delay in cotton harvest affects grade and quality of crop

 

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – At the end of October, the Smith brothers waited apprehensively as 650 acres of cotton sat unpicked. Their harvest was delayed by persistent rain in October. 
11/19/2019
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Early snowfall in the Midwest had farmers hustling to get in crops

 

Farmers in the Midwest who had already struggled due to the late planting start in the spring, found themselves racing Mother Nature who brought an early start to winter with significant snowfall and well below average temperatures two weeks ago. Hiring extra help and working non-stop to try and bring in all of the late planted crops was common throughout the Midwest.
11/19/2019
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Democrats have concerns as second tranche of MFP payments arrives

 

WASHINGTON, DC — The USDA announced a second round of Market Facilitation Program, MFP, payments, days after Senate Democrats released a report about concerns regarding 2019 payments.
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Kentucky, Tennessee farmers honored at Sunbelt Ag Expo

 

 


MOULTRIE, Ga. — US Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue returned to his home state to offer brief comments at the opening day of the 42nd Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie. Perdue was introduced by Chip Blalock, Executive Director of the Expo, filling in for American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall. Duvall, a third generation Georgia farmer, was absent due to family health issues.
11/19/2019
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Genealogy can help researchers discover their farming roots

 

Kelly Roberts comes from a long line of farmers in Noble County, Ohio – seven generations on her paternal grandmother’s side and five on her paternal grandfather’s. While she knew a few things about her farming history, it wasn’t until she started doing genealogy that she learned details about their lives and farms.
11/19/2019
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Farmers finding social media can be a helpful tool

 

In the world of agriculture, social media is proving to be a powerful tool. Once a primary instrument for just talking to friends, the platforms have become a powerful tool for business in recent years, farming included.
11/19/2019
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Wagons and farm signs draw strong bids at Chupp auction

 

SHIPSHEWANA, Ind. – Vintage wagons drew bidders to the third largest Amish settlement in the United States, when Chupp Auctions conducted a sale Oct. 24-26.
11/19/2019
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Farm World states well represented in FFA winner’s circle


INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — “We Will” was the theme at this year’s National FFA Convention. From a look at the accomplishments of those residing in the Farm World readership area, maybe the theme should have been “We Did.”
11/19/2019
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