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Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago: Midwest farmland values surge 18 percent
Beck’s expands into Nebraska 
Senators reach compromise on cattle market transparency bill
Reward offered for info on northern Indiana barn fires

Ag world reacts to infrastructure bill passage

Ohio high school offers Intro to Urban Agriculture class, garden chores
August’s U.S. beef exports hit record $1 billion; pork exports keep 2020 record pace

Wet weather putting some pressure on the Illinois  harvest
Talk to financial advisor before Congress acts on the Build Back Better plan
Kentucky Grazing Conference to focus on sustainable improvements of pastures
More than 6 million students participate in 4-H whose roots are in Ohio

Despite high input costs, farmers can find ways to cut some expenses this fall
FCFI is looking for volunteers to help rebuild the farms affected by Hurricane Ida
Federal judge reverses 2020 U.S. water rule
One of world’s largest soybean processing plants unveiled during 2021 Becknology Days
Illinois governor signs bills; honors ‘Moldy Mary’ during state fair
Downy Mildew showing up on Michigan’s cucumbers
FTC to come down on unlawful repair restrictions for farm equipment
Waidelich, Aultman named Master Farmers
D.C. Court of Appeals says no more yearround E-15 sales 
Input companies are entering carbon market

National cattle group urges ag committees to address issues

Illinois FFA officers elected for 2021-2022
Ag groups concerned over proposed change to like-kind exchanges
Farmland values increasing in Midwest  
Bleat in, bleat out: Goat yoga is ‘the thing’ and people are lining up for it
Solar debate heating up in Ohio, Indiana
Hoosier farmer looks to increase Swiss sheep breed numbers in the U.S.
Beck’s, Inari join forces on gene editing technology
Family repurposes 1920s livestock barn as event center
Ag research legislation advances; Farm Bill inclusion being eyed
Study finds significant health benefits of using biodiesel
   
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Butler County fair streamed
HAMILTON, Ohio – It was a strange year for fairs. Justin Beckner was feeling bad. Because of COVID-19, his grandparents wouldn’t be able to watch him show his pigs or perform his duties as Butler County Fair King (Queen was Kristianna Bright). Beckner is aging out of 4-H and FFA and this year was his last. Then he had an idea.
9/5/2020
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Young Ohio farmer sees mushrooming business growth
BLACKLICK, Ohio – At age 12, Te’Lario Watkins II has a resume that is hard to believe. The Blacklick native has become a food activist, successful businessman and youth leader to end hunger and food waste. And he owes it all to the mushroom
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Grant to look at raising antibiotic-free poultry

STORRS, Conn. – Experts project poultry meat to be a significant source of protein for the increasing human population, expected to hit 10 billion by 2050, said Kumar Venkitanarayanan, a veterinarian and animal science professor at UConn.
The USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) recently awarded UConn a $10 million grant to study how to raise antibiotic-free poultry for food.
9/5/2020
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Beck’s test plot on its way to 400-bushel an acre corn

ATLANTA, Ind. -- Say you want to grow 400-bushel an acre corn and money is no object? What do you do? You create the Disneyland of corn production.
During the 55th field days at Beck’s one of the tours discussed this plot of ground where specialists are throwing everything they can think of into the field to get that 400-bushel mark. 
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Plevna Implement Co. will celebrate 75th year in Kokomo

KOKOMO, Ind. – He joined hands with his brother on fixing and selling farm tractors after returning from World War II.
James Shrock and his brother, Emerson, are no longer around but their descendants are still running the full service business celebrating its 75th year in Indiana. Plevna Implement Co. will be offering discounts and events such as combine demonstrations beginning Sept. 8 at its main location in the unincorporated community of Plevna, at 7960 E. 400 North outside Kokomo.
9/5/2020
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Iowa farmers trying to salvage crops, plan for next growing season in wake of derecho
CARROLL, Iowa – As the nation’s number one corn, soybean and biofuels producers, Iowa farmers were expecting another record crop this harvest season, planting an estimated 14.1 million acres of corn and 9.3 million acres of soybeans this year, according to the USDA.
9/5/2020
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Dairy ambassadors want people to truly understand their industry

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The newest ambassadors for the American Dairy Association Indiana, Inc. (ADAI) seek to do more than promote the industry during their year of service. They hope to present facts on raising dairy cows and other aspects of daily life on the farm.

8/29/2020
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Dairy ambassadors want people to truly understand their industry

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The newest ambassadors for the American Dairy Association Indiana, Inc. (ADAI) seek to do more than promote the industry during their year of service. They hope to present facts on raising dairy cows and other aspects of daily life on the farm.

8/29/2020
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National FFA sets record membership in 2020
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The National FFA has announced a record-high student membership of 760,113. The Indianapolis-based organization saw an increase of nearly 60,000 members this past year alone.
8/29/2020
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Martha Stewart, author J.D. Vance join AppHarvest board
Morehead, Ky. – Culinary and lifestyle icon Martha Stewart, best-selling author J.D. Vance and Impossible Foods Chief Financial Officer David Lee will be joining the board of directors for the Kentucky-based high-tech greenhouse company AppHarvest. The company is preparing to open one of the world’s largest indoor farms this fall in the Eastern Kentucky city of Morehead.
8/29/2020
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