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American Farmland Trust outlines goals for 2022 Illinois legislative session
Second career sees Tennessee farmer raising prime beef
New EPA report on dicamba use shows little change
30th annual No-Tillage Conference to be held in Louisville Jan. 4-7
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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Broiler farm making history by going solar
WHITE PIGEON, Mich. – A broiler farm is making history for being the first producer of chickens for meat in Michigan to run on energy from the sun.
The achievement was made possible with financial help from USDA. Stutzman Poultry Farms in White Pigeon in July flipped the power switch to the 425,000 kilowatts of energy being produced annually from the 870 recently installed solar panels.
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New Fishers ag park to educate and feed the public
FISHERS, Ind. – A new taxpayer-operated park and working farm raising things like sweet corn, cows and chickens is illustrating how food is produced and feeding the public.
A ribbon cutting was held Aug. 6 at the Fishers AgriPark, a 33-acre urban farm that might be the first of its kind in the nation
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ASA adds economist to its team to help navigate future
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – As the soybean industry – and agriculture in general – deals with export concerns and the impact of COVID-19, officials with the American Soybean Association (ASA) decided the time was right to add an economist to their team. This is the first time in years the organization has had someone in that role.
Scott Gerlt, who grew up on his family’s multi-generation farm near Latham, Mo., began his new job in July.
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Indiana farm land has seen an increase in value over past year
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Hoosier farmland values rose from June 2019 to June 2020, but most of the increase was concentrated in the first six months of the period, according to a recent Purdue University survey.
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Add conservation addendum to farm cash rent agreements
URBANA, Ill. — Those who cash rent cropland from non-operating landowners should consider adding a conservation addendum to their lease terms. This is according to University of Illinois agricultural economist Gary W. Schnitkey, who noted that independent crop insurance policy requirements are trending toward inclusion of required conservation practices.
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Top 8 insurance claims for farms, ranches in 2019
LA MOTTE, Iowa. – Iowa farmer Matt Schuster always thought that farm theft happened elsewhere, not on his farm. But six years ago, Schuster woke up one morning to discover that a part of his soybean acreage was barren from his farm in La Motte. Fourteen acres were plucked and tucked in the pocket of a fellow farmer. The guess is that thieves struck overnight, using a pickup truck, a couple of small grain wagons, a John Deere combine and a few hours under the cover of darkness.
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100 years ago 3 brothers decided to form soybean association: ASA was born
CAMDEN, Ind. – The American Soybean Association (ASA) will celebrate its 100th anniversary next month at the Indiana farm where the organization was founded.
Originally called the National Soybean Growers’ Association, the group was started by Taylor, Noah and Finis Fouts, brothers who farmed in Camden. It became the ASA in 1925.
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Ag education is going virtual in Indiana schools
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Flower farming blooms with promise for Ohio couple

MANCHESTER, Ohio — When they got married, things were expensive, so Shelly and Brad Brubaker decided they could grow flowers for their garden from seed. They liked it. Later, looking for a niche crop that would be the sole support of their family, they began producing cut flowers on a half-acre of land in 2011.
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Virtual farmers’ markets finding customers during pandemic

URBANA, Ohio – Producers in Champaign County in Ohio boast that they were first in the state to offer home-grown goodies using a virtual farmers’ market. Ah, yes, but now they’re not alone. The Covid-19 pandemic has spawned numerous county virtual farmers’ markets across the Buckeye state. These online markets are available in Miami, Butler, Allen, Fairfield and Hancock counties.
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