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New Farming Simulator 15 Video Game Launched.

Could a video game help train the next generation of young farmers?

EPA’s announcement on RFS, “short term victory,” ACE’s Jennings says

The ethanol industry will continue to engage with the Obama administration and the new Congress to use their authority to hold the oil industry responsible for giving consumers a choice at the fuel pump, ACE's Jennings said.

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U.S. EPA Postpones Renewable Fuels Decision.

The EPA Has Delayed The 2014 RFS Ruling Which Sets Amounts Required To Be Blended.

Soybean Futures Prices End Week Higher.

Friday's Closing Grain + Livestock Market News & Prices.

Know your site of action

Mixing and matching weed control tech is easier if you know the rules.

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EPA postpones finalizing 2014 renewable volume obligations in RFS until 2015

EPA looks to getting back on the annual statutory timeline by addressing 2014, 2015 and 2016 standards in the next calendar year.

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Ron Plain Hog Outlook: The Retail Price Of Pork In October.

Iowa State University calculations estimated the typical market hog slaughtered in October was sold at a profit of $53.03 per head.

USDA Cattle on Feed Report Released.

United States Cattle on Feed Up Slightly

Researchers Look to Identify Optimal Space Allowance to Maximize Productivity of Nursery Pigs

Research being conducted on behalf of Swine Innovation Porc will help determine the optimum amount of space required to maximize the productivity of nursery pigs.

CMC Hopeful for Implementation of Canada-South Korea FTA by January 1

The Canadian Meat Council remains hopeful Canada's free trade agreement with South Korea will be ratified in both countries in time to take effect January 1.

Coulter honored among '40 under 40'

University of Minnesota Extension corn agronomist Jeff Coulter has been recognized as one of Vance Publishing's "40 Under 40," honoring leadership among individuals contributing to efforts to double food production by 2050.

NPB Funds Center to Prepare for Future Disease Threats

At its regularly scheduled November meeting, the National Pork Board's board of directors approved the funding of a national Swine Health Information Center. The new, autonomous venture will focus its efforts on implementing industry preparedness for disease challenges that could affect U.S. swine herds.

USDA Livestock Slaughter

Red Meat Production Down 4 Percent From Last Year

Sask Pork Approves Increase in Levies on Live Swine

Sask pork has approved an increase in the levy charged on pigs produced in Saskatchewan.

78% of Ontario Municipalities Missed

The Ontario government announced that only 96 municipalities – less than 25% - will be receiving proceeds from the gas tax, despite the fact that residents in all of Ontario’s 444 municipalities pay the tax.

Governments Invest $345,000 in Robotic Milking System

The Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Natural Resources and Minister Responsible for the Forestry and Agrifoods Agency, and Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, today announced a $345,000 investment in an innovative robotic milking system for Pure Holsteins Ltd. The technology is a first for Newfoundland and Labrador and is being used to improve milk production at the farming operation in Little Rapids.

Building an Ontario bioeconomy

With a mandate to enable prosperous and sustainable farms, the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) continues cultivating new markets and opportunities for Ontario farmers and farm products. That’s why we’re working to build a bioeconomy industry in our province.

New Bolton Center to Host Imaging for Surgery Lecture

On Tuesday, Dec. 2, at 6:30 p.m., surgeon Eric Parente, DVM

Santos Joins Virginia Tech as Surgery Instructor

Marcos Santos, DVM, MS, has joined the Virginia-Maryland College

State Travel Requirements

After months of conditioning and training, you and your horse are ready to head to a horse show.

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