Storms cause crop damage, halt field work

Updated: 06/25/2014 - Federal agriculture officials say the recent unrelenting storms caused widespread crop damage in Wisconsin and kept farmers out of their fields.
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Corn growers warn of propane problems

Posted: 06/12/2014 - Minnesota corn is three months away from harvest, but the Minnesota Corn Growers Association is encouraging farmers to plan ahead for their propane needs.
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USDA seeks partnerships to protect soil, water

Posted: 05/27/2014 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is scheduled to announce the program Tuesday near Lake Huron's Saginaw Bay in Michigan, where farm runoff causes algae blooms that degrade water quality.
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Farming groups launch tractor safety campaign

Updated: 05/14/2014 - Agricultural youth safety specialist Marsha Salzwedel said Wednesday that the Wisconsin-based Childhood Agricultural Safety Network launched the campaign after seeing numerous children killed and injured in accidents last year.
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More local farms starting up in Chippewa County

Updated: 05/13/2014 - 2012 data from the Federal Government shows that there are fewer farms in most Wisconsin counties. Except for Chippewa County, where there has been an increase in numbers.
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Product Month Price Change
Corn 09Jul 417'2 -11'0
Soybeans 09Jul 1130'0 -17'0
Soybean Oil 09Jul 37.90 -0.94
09Jul 358.2 -41
Class III Milk 09May 9.83 0.01
Live Cattle 09Jun 82.375 -15'6
(future Maykets updated @ 6 pm weekdays)
Product Month Price Change
Oats 09Jul 228'0 0'0
Ethanol 09Jun 1.678 -0.038
Wheat 09Jul 577'4 -15'6
Feeder Cattle 09May 99.000 -0.025
Lean Hogs 09Jun 65.525 -0.475
Cash-settled Butter 09May 123.00 0.00
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