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Kentucky Hemp Summit speakers preach caution

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The message – loud and clear – from each speaker at the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s first Hemp Summit on Dec. 4 was cautious optimism.
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 Lebanon, Ohio celebrates Christmas in unique equine style

 

LEBANON, Ohio – For the 31st straight season, the city of Lebanon, Ohio ushered in the holiday season with its Horse Drawn Carriage Parade and Festival.
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New steel tariffs directed to Argentina and Brazil
Washington, D.C. — Citing harm to farmers, Trump has imposed new tariffs on U.S. steel and aluminum imports on Brazil and Argentina. In an early morning tweet on Dec. 2, Trump said the tariffs, “effective immediately” were necessary because “Brazil and Argentina have been presiding over a massive devaluation of their currencies, which is not good for our farmers.”
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Hemp seminar will help Indiana farmers navigate these muddy waters

 

 

INDIANAPOLIS — A free program for farmers interested in or considering growing hemp will proceed during the Indiana Farm Equipment and Technology Expo, despite a recent announcement by the Indiana State Chemist and Seed Commissioner’s (ISCSC) office that Hoosier farmers will not be allowed to grow the crop during 2020, as was anticipated.
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New soil sampler more accurate and efficient

 

     INDIANANAPOLIS — Troy Fiechter has done better than "build a better mousetrap." He's invented a whole new way to sample soil with the robotic Smartcore soil sampler.
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AgriInstitute to host roundtable discussion at Farm Expo.

 

 

 

INDIANAPOLIS — At the upcoming Indiana Farm Equipment and Tech Expo the Indiana AgriInstitute will be sponsoring a panel of five speakers who will discuss the critical importance of leadership effectiveness as it relates to the agriculture. This seminar will be held at 10 a.m. on Dec. 19. The Expo will be held in the West Pavilion at the Indiana State Fairgrounds,
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Farm boy went from delivering milk to pointman at the Battle of Iwo Jima
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Hershel “Woody” Williams grew up on a farm in West Virginia. In 1942 he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and ended up fighting in the Battle of Iwo Jima.
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Ohio Farm Bureau awards ‘Action & Awareness’ grants

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Farm Bureau (OFB) Foundation has awarded nearly $25,000 in grants in its Action & Awareness program, designed to promote and improve Ohio’s agricultural industry as well as local communities.
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 Helena Industries to construct new chemical formulation facility in central Iowa

COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. — Helena Industries, LLC, last month broke ground on a 103,550 square foot chemical formulation and packaging facility at its manufacturing plant in Des Moines, Iowa, which company officials said will bring up to 50 new jobs to the area when completed. 
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Iowa conservation committee rejects proposed crop buffer 

 

DES MOINES, Iowa –The Iowa Soil Conservation & Water Quality Committee has voted against a proposed mandatory resolution that, if passed, would have banned the state’s farmers from planting crops within 30 feet of the state’s streams.
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