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U of I study: Cover saves N, but offers little yield or profit bump
The economics of conservation practices was under scrutiny at a recent ILSoyAdvisor Better Beans seminar in East Peoria, where the results of a University of Illinois study on cover crops were up for discussion.
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NW Indiana county going after slice of state’s broadband pie
Officials from an Indiana community that does a great deal of farming are not holding back in going after a chunk of the $100 million Gov. Eric Holcomb has set aside to expand access to broadband in underserved rural areas.
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Economists: Ag debt rising, but land values are steady
 According to the numbers, farms across America are in a decent financial situation now – but that may change. Debt is rising but land values are currently holding steady.
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Ohio notches up volume in U.S. wine production
 Think of wine in the United States, and the state of California comes immediately to mind. But Ohio, with its often variable temperatures at growing time and its variance of soils, has inched up in its ranking for wine production to sixth-highest state in the nation – just a notch above longtime gridiron rival Michigan.
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How maintaining soil health can pass benefits to diners
Cover crops touted as a way to improve soil health may also have benefits for humans, a soil health advocate and researcher said.
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New gene editing may see its greatest potential in livestock
CoBank, part of the Farm Credit System, emphasized that gene-editing tools for agriculture will intensify in 2019, following a report from its Knowledge Exchange Division verifying the technology has the potential to be a game-changer.
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Indiana farmer charged after dead animals found on land
 A Union County farmer is facing charges after an estimated 38 dead cows were found on his property.
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IDOA budget includes $8M for anticipated marijuana program
Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s proposed $117 million fiscal year 2020 budget for the Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) includes $8 million for its anticipated recreational marijuana program.
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