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Diesel Prices At Lowest Levels in Decade

Diesel Prices At Lowest Levels in Decade

| February 3, 2016

The national price for a gallon of diesel has reached its lowest level since 2005.

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Poll shows farmers presidential election preferences

Poll shows farmers presidential election preferences

| February 3, 2016

A new poll finds, the majority of farmers and ranchers plan to vote for a Republican in the 2016 presidential election.

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CME Addresses volatility in cattle markets with trading change

CME Addresses volatility in cattle markets with trading change

| February 2, 2016

Cattle futures were added to a system that caps how many orders traders can send in relation to the number of trades they execute.

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Carroll County Farm Service Agency has a new County Executive Director

Carroll County Farm Service Agency has a new County Executive Director

| February 2, 2016

Rebecca White is the new Executive Director for Carroll County Farm Service Agency.

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House Agriculture Committee and EPA gear up again for upcoming hearing

House Agriculture Committee and EPA gear up again for upcoming hearing

| February 2, 2016

The House Agriculture Committee again plans to hear from the Environmental Protection Agency after rescheduling a hearing for next week with EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy.

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Iowa soybean research conference important for Missouri farmers

Iowa soybean research conference important for Missouri farmers

| February 2, 2016

Certified crop advisers have an extra incentive to attend the conference, as there are continuing education units available for attending and participating in the events.

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Environmental regulations continue to concern cattle producers

Environmental regulations continue to concern cattle producers

| February 1, 2016

WOTUS and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act are still at the forefront of producers minds despite recent tax breaks.

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Safe pig handling tool available online

Safe pig handling tool available online

| February 1, 2016

The Pork Checkoff has a new online version of its Safe Pig Handling Module.

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Palmer amaranth could  effect soybean yields, again

Palmer amaranth could effect soybean yields, again

| February 1, 2016

Palmer amaranth is an even bigger threat than most weeds for soybeans, causing soybean yield losses up to 80 percent.

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