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House, Senate bills propose to add border ag inspectors

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. borders may soon have more protection for agriculture.

Legislators in the House of Representatives have introduced House Resolution 4482 in order to employ and train more agricultural inspectors. It is welcome news for the pork industry, as African swine fever (ASF) still ravages the Chinese pig population.

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Two Ohio FFA members among proficiency winners at National

BIG PRAIRIE, Ohio — When FFA members from across the country gather for the national convention in Indianapolis this month, two members of the West Holmes, Ohio, FFA chapter will be among those honored.
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Organic ag conference open to Ohio farmers, consumers alike

MOUNT HOPE, Ohio — The goals of the planning committee for the 2019 Organic Farming Conference are simple, if lengthy to list.

They are building local agriculture with practices that benefit rural and urban communities; advocating a way of farming offering products that are nutritious, wholesome, and delicious; promoting growing practices that conserve, renew, and improve soils; and providing healthy foods for the well-being of families, communities, and all inhabitants that share their farms and land.

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Live and learn – and then pass it along to your kids

I see all kinds. In my travels across the country, I visit many ranches that have been in the same family for a century or at least several decades. I always enjoy hearing what prior generations of cattlemen have passed on to the current stewards.
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BOAH to consider poultry disease control rule at quarterly meeting

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Indiana State Board of Animal Health (BOAH) will hold its quarterly meeting at 9:30 a.m. on Oct. 22 at the BOAH office on the Indiana State Fairgrounds, in Discovery Hall, Suite 100. It is located at 1202 East 38th Street in Indianapolis.
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Book is great on the strange, could be better on the ‘local’

Jump in an airplane in Chicago, head to L.A., and what do you see? Clouds. Lots of clouds, a crazy-quilt of green farm-and-park patches, ribbons of road, and cerulean dots of water.
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Farm Expo grand prize offers $3,000-plus in farming tools

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Indiana Farm Equipment and Technology Expo, scheduled from Dec. 17-19 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, has announced the grand prize to be awarded to one lucky farmer attending this year’s show.
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Uncertainty hurting ag producers, countermeasures are developing

Agricultural producers in much of the United States are frustrated by factors that affect their economic well-being: too much or too little precipitation, harvest weather that seems to change by the hour, government programs that promise much but change regularly or don’t address root problems, markets – both domestic and foreign – that seem promising and then disappear, increased expenses related to tariffs, insecurity about what will happen politically, and threats of national and global recession
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Ag’s coming heart transplant

If government and private estimates are accurate, hundreds of millions of American farm acres will have new owners in the next 15 years.
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We ought not squander the opportunity of industry inquiry

Like most ranchers, I am not too keen on leaving the ranch and getting involved in politics and policy. In fact, if I hadn’t bumped into Jess Peterson at a bull sale in southern Virginia a few years back, I wouldn’t have gotten involved in the U.S. Cattlemen’s Assoc. (USCA).
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