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USTR: Trump to renegotiate NAFTA treaty
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced May 18 President Donald Trump intends to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
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Acres of farmland for sale down across the Midwest
The amount of farmland available for purchase is down across the region, according to officials with area real estate companies
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Illinois senator wants popular elections for state ag director
An Illinois senator wants voters to directly decide who becomes the leader of the state’s agriculture department every four years.
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Michigan fruit growers assessing frost damage
Some Michigan fruit growers took a hit to their crops earlier this month with freezing temperatures, while others are still assessing any possible damage to their bushes and trees.
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Trump delays decision on Paris accord until after G-7
President Donald Trump has delayed his call on the United States’ future in the Paris climate accord until the end of the month.
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New OSU ag dean looking to keep facilities updated
Dr. Cathann Arceneaux Kress has only been on the job since May 1 but she is excited about her new role as vice president for agricultural administration and dean of the College of Food, Agriculture and Environmental Science (CFAES) at The Ohio State University.
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New Ohio ATI labs to benefit multiple programs, including ag
 Although the newly dedicated Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute (ATI) Greenhouse and Construction and Landscape Laboratory are designed to meet the needs of the students in those programs, ultimately their design features will benefit students in other programs as well.
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Indiana father recruiting farms to assist teens in need of help
A new program aimed at helping mentally troubled teenagers by having them spend a summer on a farm or ranch is about to begin – a host family with a ranch outside Denver, Colo., has been lined up, while talks are ongoing with potential host families in Indiana on farms outside Angola and Bloomington.
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House questions Perdue on rural issues during hearing
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue spoke for the first time last week at a U.S. House Agriculture Committee hearing on rural infrastructure and agriculture, to answer questions about his plans for the USDA.
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Wind farms dealt a blow in referenda for development
Several communities in Michigan’s Thumb region earlier this month gave a stunning rebuke to wind developers hoping to build more turbines in an area already populated by extensive wind developments.
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