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11/21/2014 12:30:00 PM
The National Milk Producers Federation has recommended a series of changes to the Environmental Protection Agency’s controversial Waters of the U.S. regulation, a proposal that could greatly expand the waterways subject to regulation under the federal Clean Water Act (CWA).

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11/21/2014 12:00:00 PM
Price has been the focus of almost all discussions about the one time irrevocable opportunity to choose among Agriculture Risk Coverage - county (ARC-CO), Agriculture Risk Coverage - individual (ARC-IC), and Price Loss Coverage (PLC). This article instead focuses on the forgotten variable: yield. It concludes yield can play an important role in the decision.

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11/21/2014 11:15:00 AM
Suspecting that overbooking of orders by shippers was a contributing factor to hopper car shortages, Canada's largest railroads are putting curbs on orders based on loading schedules or siding space.

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11/21/2014 9:30:00 AM
VIVO, a Web application used internally by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists since 2012 to allow better national networking across disciplines and locations, is now available to the public. USDA VIVO will be a ===QUOTE===one-stop shop===QUOTE=== for Federal agriculture expertise and research outcomes

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11/21/2014 8:30:00 AM
Livestock producers can look forward to an economic “mini-boom” that may last for the next several years, providing opportunities for expansion of herds and flocks, Purdue University agricultural economist Chris Hurt says.

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11/21/2014 7:30:00 AM
Although several new requirements in the FSMA may impact ethanol plants, writes Andrew Anderson of Faegre Baker Daniels, the preventative control rule is likely the one that will have the most significant impact on day-to-day operations.

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11/21/2014 7:00:00 AM
Potato and apple trade associations are among 105 organizations asking President Barack Obama to pursue federal mediation in a labor standoff that’s held up cargo in the Seattle and Tacoma, Wash., ports.

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11/21/2014 6:30:00 AM
Valley Irrigation has developed a way to share precision irrigation data that facilitates data-driven decisions and simplifies irrigation management.

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11/21/2014 1:55:00 AM
It has been said that 85 percent of all conflict is due to miscommunication, and with farm succession planning demanding a lot of communication, it’s also an opportunity to create a substantial amount of conflict.

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11/21/2014 1:10:00 AM
Farm operators paid their hired workers an average wage of $12.12/hour during the October 2014 reference week, up 1% from a year earlier, according to a quarterly Farm Labor report from USDA’s National Ag Statistics Service.

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