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Warren County home to Ohio’s largest registered farm of yaks
Not too long ago, Norwegian field horses roamed the 30 acres now owned by Jamie and Nathan Sorum of Lebanon. Watching an episode of “Dirty Jobs” on television four years ago changed their Warren County landscape forever.
12/5/2018
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Fluctuating feeder cattle prices perplexing agriculture analysts
Fluctuating feeder cattle prices are continuing to perplex farm analysts, according to Andrew Griffith, University of Tennessee extension agricultural economist.
12/5/2018
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Climate report forecasts economic risks by 2100
A lifelong Indiana farmer blames climate change for challenges brought on by weather that he can’t recall ever being this extreme until recently.
12/5/2018
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U.S. inks new trade deal with Mexico and Canada
After a busy weekend in U.S. trade, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement has been signed and representatives of the Chinese and U.S. governments have agreed to stop future tariffs – for now.
12/5/2018
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Illinois farmer voices concerns over U.S. trade policy impacts
Jim Raben has traveled to Mexico City with the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) to meet with assembled appointees of the new Mexican president to discuss trade topics. He has also traveled to Brazil this year to assess its grain trade, providing him a current perspective on global agricultural trade issues.
12/5/2018
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Group seeks to make wind farm decision a ballot question
Wind energy projects are often met with opposition by communities and a relatively new proposal for a wind energy park in the Upper Peninsula is no exception. One of the citizens’ groups voicing opposition is taking steps to get a measure on the ballot to have the question of wind farms decided that way.
12/5/2018
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Some in Congress, USPS workers trying to stunt talk of privatization
An April executive order by President Trump establishing a task force to evaluate the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has led to a nationwide campaign by both the National Assoc. of Letter Carriers and the American Postal Workers Union (APWU): “The U.S. Mail is Not for Sale!”
12/5/2018
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Canada, EU to contest new U.S. tariffs in WTO
Canada is asking the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Agriculture Committee to confront the United States about remarks a USDA official made this spring about potentially using Commodity Credit Corp. (CCC) funds to help farmers counter losses incurred by export tariffs on their ag goods.
11/29/2018
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Rural broadband’s bug: Financing expansion thoroughly and quickly
Topics of the declining farm economy and lack of broadband internet access dominated talks at the second annual Indiana Farm Bureau Agriculture Policy Outlook on June 26.
11/29/2018
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Tariffs hang over good news of record soybean production
Beautiful weather may be a crop’s best friend, but it doesn’t always mesh well with market forces to benefit a farmer’s bank account.
11/29/2018
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