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Persistence pays off for young Story Co. hog farmer

Lucas and Krista Tjelmeland stood and cheerfully greeted everyone who walked through the door of their 3,600-head swine finishing barn. The couple opened their new facility northwest of Nevada to public inspection last night with a sense of pride and accomplishment.

Farmers confront farm bill complexity, four MU Extension meetings to clarify

“Farmers may not realize they face tough choices on federal crop programs,” says a University of Missouri economist. “These issues affect farm success or failure.”

MDA Awards $970,000 for New Manure Management Technology Project; Farm Partners with Irish Co. with Support from Mountaire

The Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) today awarded a $970,000 grant to Biomass Heating Solutions, Inc. (BHSL), for a manure-to-energy project at a Dorchester County poultry farm.

Broiler-Type Eggs Set in the United States Up 2 Percent

Hatcheries in the United States weekly program set 206 million eggs in incubators during the week ending October 25, 2014, up 2 percent from a year ago

Royal Agricultural Winter Fair 'beefs up' competition

Supreme class has been added to upcoming Masterfeeds Canadian Beef Shows

Technology talk turns to here, and now

Three-day media event offers 'data dump' about the future, but a current hot topic gets attention.

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Softer U.S. farmland auction prices in spotlight this autumn

With benchmark corn prices down 40 percent from their record highs in 2013, the drop in land returns..

AGCO posts lower profit as falling crop prices hit farmers

Revenue fell 13 percent to $2.2 billion.

Soybean Futures Prices Soar On Spec Buying.

Ag Market News And Closing Grain + Livestock Futures Prices

USDA to Provide $4 million For Honey Bee Habitat

Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that more than $4 million in assistance

New Possibilities for the Renovated CFRC Facility

Donations from Cargill allows new research opportunities in animal feed

Cargill Wins "Order of Excellence Award"

Cargill's Value Added Meat businesses in London and Jarvis, Ontario, and Spruce Grove, Alberta, will accept the 2014 Canada Order of Excellence for Quality award from Excellence Canada in Toronto on Oct. 30, 2014.

Alberta Pulse Growers Meeting Topics

Alberta Pulse Growers are holding their annual zone meetings starting November 12

CWB Rejects FNA's Bid

If Farmers of North America (FNA) wants to establish its own grain company

Alberta Pulse Growers Annual Zone Meetings

Alberta Pulse Growers are holding their annual zone meetings starting November 12.

Legumex-Walker and The Scoular Company Reach Agreement

Legumex Walker has announced that it has entered into a long-term

Kynoch Stepping Down as Chair of Manitoba Pork

On Tuesday, the Manitoba Pork Council announced that chairman Karl

Collaboration Key To Honey Bee Health

The Honey Bee Health Coalition recently released a roadmap aimed at improving honey bee health.

New Flax and Wheat Varieties Available for 2015

New flax and wheat varieties highlight some of the offerings for producers next growing season.

CropLine Podcast - October 24, 2014

Field crop specialists respond to current questions that grain and oilseed producers ask on crop management tips, herbicide recommendations and pest alerts.

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