INDIANAPOLIS — Retiring Indiana Soybean Alliance and Indiana Corn Marketing Council CEO Jane Ade Stevens received an Honorary American FFA Degree during the National FFA Organization’s annual convention in Indianapolis.

TUCSON, Ariz. — The U.S. Meat Export Federation added Indiana Soybean Alliance board member Mark Legan, a farmer from Coatesville, Indiana, to its Executive Committee during its Strategic Planning Conference in Tucson. Legan accepted a position on the committee representing the Oilseed Producing sector.

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Constant change is a staple of a cattle producer’s life. Sometimes it’s instigated by the producers themselves. Sometimes it’s a requirement demanded by outside forces, including government agencies. The question of whether to choose a covered-roof or mono-slope building to house livestock may depend on location, but there’s no doubt government regulations tend to expand rather than shrink.

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The Myers tree farm in Sperry, Iowa, greets customers with cocoa and cookies as they come looking for their perfect Christmas tree.

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SPERRY, Iowa — For Joni Myers’ family, the Christmas season started long ago. Myers, who helps operate Myers Tree Farm in Sperry, Iowa, said their preparations for the holiday season are almost year-round.

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INDIANAPOLIS — To give farmers the best control of tough and resistant weeds, Corteva Agriscience and BASF are recommending the use of Liberty and Enlist One herbicides on Enlist E3 soybean and Enlist cotton acres. These two leading herbicides offer exceptional control of broadleaf weeds including waterhemp, pigweed, kochia, marestail and ragweed species.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Corteva Agriscience announced the launch of LANDVisor, a new integrated technology solution that allows ranchers and land managers to implement a customized solution for accomplishing their land management goals.

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WILMINGTON, Del. — Corteva Agriscience announced a $500,000 commitment to create the Corteva Agriscience Climate Positive Challenge to catalyze a movement toward climate-positive agriculture.

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Wisconsin farmers who have recently implemented alternative rotations in forage production will discuss their experiences at an upcoming University of Wisconsin-Discovery Farms conference. The subject is being explored due in part to the wet and cold weather conditions of 2019.

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Ongoing volatility in the country’s farm economy continues to squeeze a number of industry sectors. Wisconsin land sales reflect the industry stress.

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Packs of frozen beef imported from the United States are sold earlier this year at a supermarket in Tokyo. Japan’s Parliament has approved a trade deal that was agreed upon by President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe earlier this year. The deal cutting tariffs between th…

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Parliament approved Dec. 3 a trade deal that was agreed upon earlier this year by President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

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Beekeepers Dave and Tony Kaneaster talk about the sudden death of bees they've experienced Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, at their bee yard in Bliss. 

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ASSUMPTION, Ill. — With wet, cold conditions being experienced in many parts of the Midwest, proper drying and storage is particularly important to protect grain quality as harvest is extended.

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The second year of Wisconsin's budding hemp program is winding down, yet work has begun to prepare for next year's crop, which includes making adjustments for lessons learned this year.

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Some of the pre-cut Christmas trees for sale at the Myers Tree Farm. They also have trees for customers to cut on their own.