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  1. Thousands of visitors gathered for one of the biggest and best Holstein sales in the world held at World Dairy Expo. Photo by Melissa Hart.

    World Dairy Expo touts most elite cattle genetics

    • Oct. 29, 2014

    MADISON, WI -- World Dairy Expo held in Madison, WI, is not only the mecca of farm equipment, great show cattle and the best of the best in forage competitions, but it's also a place for the buying and selling of elite dairy cattle genetics.

THIS WEEK'S EDITION

  1. World Dairy Expo touts most elite cattle genetics

    Thousands of visitors gathered for one of the biggest and best Holstein sales in the world held at World Dairy Expo. Photo by Melissa Hart.
    • Oct. 29, 2014

    MADISON, WI -- World Dairy Expo held in Madison, WI, is not only the mecca of farm equipment, great show cattle and the best of the best in forage …

  1. Ag Secretary appoints Michigan grower as director of Soybean Board
  2. Indiana crop update: Farmers in need of dry weather
  3. Ohio crop update: Drizzly days hinder harvest
  4. Michigan crop update: Fieldwork at a standstill

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  1. Auction Calendar

    • Oct. 29, 2014

    10 AM- FORT WAYNE, IN. Tractors, trailers, trucks, car haulers & more. For Info: Fort Wayne Truck Auction 888-748-2332 (09/17)

MSU EXTENSION AG NEWS

PURDUE EXTENSION AG NEWS

INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE NEWS

USDA LATEST NEWS

  1. Monroe County to host pesticide review class

    MONROE, MI -- The Agriculture Advisory Council for Southeast Michigan is sponsoring a pesticide certification review class on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014 for private and commercial pesticide applicators....

      Oct. 29, 2014
  2. Piglet brain atlas new tool in understanding infant brain development in humans

    URBANA, IL -- A new online tool developed by researchers at the University of Illinois will further aid studies into postnatal brain growth in human infants based on the similarities seen in the development of the piglet brain, said Rod Johnson, a U of I ...

      Oct. 22, 2014
  3. World Dairy Expo touts most elite cattle genetics

    MADISON, WI -- World Dairy Expo held in Madison, WI, is not only the mecca of farm equipment, great show cattle and the best of the best in forage competitions, but it's also a place for the buying and selling of elite dairy cattle genetics....

      Oct. 29, 2014
  4. America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders launches in Michigan

    ST. LOUIS -- America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders is now launching in 40 states, with more than $500,000 worth of scholarships available. Sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, the program provides $1,500 college scholarships to students pursuing a degree related...

      Oct. 29, 2014
  5. Ag Secretary appoints Michigan grower as director of Soybean Board

    NILES, MI -- Michigan soybean farmers are represented by three farmer-leaders on the United Soybean Board (USB) as directors appointed by the United States Department of Agriculture -- Agricultural Marketing Service (USDA-AMS) Agriculture Secretary, Tom...

      Oct. 29, 2014
  6. Send your application for Gold Ribbon Scholarship Program

    SALINE, MI -- Michigan youth who have participated in their county or community fair youth show in 2014 are invited to complete an application for the Great Lakes Agricultural Fair Gold Ribbon Scholarship Program. This program was started in 2013 and...

      Oct. 29, 2014
  7. Governor Snyder appoints farmers to Soybean Checkoff Board

    LANSING, MI -- Laurie Isley of Palmyra and Sarah Peterson of Niles were recently appointed by Governor Rick Snyder to their first terms on the Michigan Soybean Promotion Committee (MSPC)....

      Oct. 29, 2014
  8. Over 60,000 students to converge on Louisville for FFA Convention

    LOUISVILLE -- The 2014 National FFA Convention & Expo continues the second year of its three-year run in Louisville Oct. 29. More than 60,000 FFA members from throughout the United States are expected at this year's convention and expo that goes through...

      Oct. 8, 2014
  9. Annual conference provides fresh thinking for growers

    EAST LANSING, MI -- The MSU Product Center is pleased to announce the seventh annual Making It In Michigan Conference and Premier Specialty Food Show to be held Wednesday, November 12th from 7:30AM -- 4:00PM at the Lansing Center....

      Oct. 22, 2014
  10. Michigan crop update: Fieldwork at a standstill

    LANSING, MI -- There were 2.5 days suitable for fieldwork in Michigan during the week ending October 19, according to the USDA, NASS, Great Lakes Region. Rainy and cold weather continued most of last week, and these conditions put fieldwork at standstill ...

      Oct. 29, 2014
  11. Indiana crop update: Farmers in need of dry weather

    WEST LAFAYETTE, IN -- The frequent rains have continued to prolong fall harvest, making it difficult for farmers to use equipment in the soaked fields, according to the USDA, NASS, Great Lakes Region....

      Oct. 29, 2014
  12. Weekly Price Outlook: How many acres of corn needed in 2015?

    One of the functions of crop markets is to direct planting decisions of U.S. producers. That process begins with fall seeded crops, primarily winter wheat, and continues through the following spring. According to a University of Illinois agricultural...

      Oct. 22, 2014
  13. MSU to co-host Built Environment Showcase Nov. 7

    EAST LANSING, MI -- The Built Environment Showcase is set for Nov. 7 at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center in East Lansing. Key leaders from the built environment -- representatives of industries, the federal government, state agencies, investment...

      Oct. 22, 2014
  14. Weekly Price Outlook: Crop storage issues may be less severe than anticipated

    The large size of fall-harvested crops in the United States has raised very real concerns about the ability to readily store the record supply of crops available this year. According to a University of Illinois agricultural economist, supplies that...

      Oct. 29, 2014
  15. Ohio crop update: Drizzly days hinder harvest

    REYNOLDSBURG, OH -- Wet conditions throughout the state have farmers waiting for soils to dry before harvesting or planting can continue....

      Oct. 29, 2014
  16. Thirty-two U.S. senators sign letter encouraging members to keep COOL

    The United States Cattlemen's Association (USCA) commends the thirty-two U.S. Senators led by Senator Mike Enzi (R-WY) and Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) for standing up for U.S. cattle producers and supporting the U.S. country of origin labeling (COOL) law. ...

      Oct. 22, 2014
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