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Time is Running Out to Nominate Your Favorite Farm Mom

March 31st is the final day to nominate your favorite farm mom for the 2015 America’s Farmers Mom of the Year award. Five regional winners will be announced at the end of April - and each will receive a 5,000-dollar cash prize.

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NASCAR Reaches 7 Million Mile Mark with Ethanol

Since its initial seamless transition to Sunoco Green E-15 in 2011 - NASCAR has now reached 7-million miles on American made ethanol racing fuel.

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North Florida Band Member’s Absurd Dance Moves Steal the Show

Stephen Putnam enjoys dancing, so he decided to celebrate UNF's victory with some highly amusing dance moves.

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Hay & Forage Expo Returns to Southeast Minnesota

The Nation’s Largest Hay and Forage Event™ returns to Southeast Minnesota for its 29th annual show.

The Hay & Forage Expo™ is slated to bring the latest hay and forage tools, technology and suppliers at its 2015 event location near Cannon Falls, Minn., J

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Home in Backdrop of American Gothic Open for Tours

The home used as the backdrop for Grant Wood's American Gothic will be open for tours the second Saturday of each month starting in April. Tours will be available through October. Group tours can be arranged at other times

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Iowans Recognized at Commodity Classic for 2014 Corn Yield

Iowa farmers, who are members of the Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA), participated in the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) 2014 National Corn Yield Contest (NCYC). Twelve Iowans will be recognized at Commodity Classic which takes place this week in Phoenix, Arizona

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Legislation Introduced Impacting Family Farmer Bankruptcies

Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley and Minnesota Senator Al Franken have introduced legislation to reverse the 2012 Hall versus United States Supreme Court ruling - which makes it difficult for family farmers to reorganize their finances during hard times.

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Deere Expects Equipment Sales to Slow Even More


Lower grain prices are likely to lead to more falling equipment sales. Deere & Company suggested the lower prices will discourage farmers from buying equipment as farmers will have less cash to spend. AGProssional reports Deere

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Celebrate the Statue of Liberty’s 128th Birthday with EarthCam

Happy Birthday Lady Liberty!

WHAT: The Statue of Liberty is turning 128 on Tuesday, October 28, and EarthCam’s live streaming and megapixel webcams provide a way for anyone to celebrate with a trip to the Monument. The ongoing par

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CME Electronic Trading Hours Change

 

Electronic livestock trading hours at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange change Monday, today.

Managing Director of Agricultural Research & Product Development for CME Dave Lehman says it’s a significant cutback in electronic trading hours “So we essentially trade 23-hours a day on Globex and then on Friday we close at 1:55 pm. So, wit

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