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$32M Indiana port soybean plant expansion completed
A major expansion of a soybean processing plant couldn’t come at a better time, perhaps, for its Indiana and Illinois suppliers, with soybeans prices remaining low.
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Crop toxins not an immediate concern, but stay watchful

 As of late June, conditions have not had any influence on the development of aflatoxin or other spoilage organisms in crops, according to Greg Brenneman, Iowa State University extension agricultural engineering specialist.
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‘Telling your ag story’ may also work with lenders

Farmers are taking out more loans as the agricultural economy struggles to rebound from low commodity prices and other factors, according to an official with Farm Credit Mid-America.
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InfoAg touts new tech tools for the farm

The annual InfoAg trade show in late July, in St. Louis, featured agriculture technology providers rolling out new software, sensors and equipment designed to manage the growing data stream generated by commodity crop farming using precision technologies.
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Alltech opens new distillery in Pikeville to aid local economy
The late Pearse Lyons, founder of Alltech, had a long-held dream to help eastern Kentucky. The Nicholasville-based company is now in the process of doing just that with the opening of Dueling Barrels, a brewery and distillery in the heart of Kentucky’s Appalachian region.
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Giant hogweed is danger to native plants – and humans
To the average person it looks like Queen Anne’s lace or wild carrots on steroids. But giant hogweed is a public health hazard.
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Zoos provide another market for farmers to sell their goods
Ever wonder where many zoos across the country get the food for their animals? Much of it comes from the farming community.
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Blue 365 helping better position agriculture classes for the future

Microsoft Corp. has entered the farming arena so that as technology keeps advancing, agriculture in the United States continues to compete at the highest level possible.
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Muscle tractors of the 1970s top bids

When the Kellogg Company came out with Pringles, a potato and wheat-based snack chip, marketers coined a slogan telling us “you can’t eat just one.”
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Gourmet dinner will benefit Harvest For Hunger in Ohio
Holmes County Farm Bureau will host its second annual Harvest for Hunger Dinner and live auction on August 25. The meal will be hosted by Tate Farms, the Hal and Nancy Tate family, located at 11581 Township Road 516 in Shreve.
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