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Iowa Study Aimed At Making Tractors Safer For Kids

Updated: 10/02/2012 - Researchers who hope to keep children from dying in tractor accidents are using a state-of-the-art driving simulator to help determine when kids can safely operate farm equipment.

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Kansas Farm Tour Highlights Agricultural Concerns

Posted: 08/31/2012 - The Kansas Farm Bureau holds its annual governor's tour next week, giving farmers and agribusiness leaders a chance to talk with state officials about issues ranging from drought to regulations.

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Drought Intensifies In Key Farming States

Posted: 08/23/2012 - The latest update on the nation's drought shows that the parched conditions continue worsening in key farm states even as the situation across all of the continental U.S. leveled off.

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Report: Drought Intensifies In Kansas, Nebraska

Posted: 08/16/2012 - A new report suggests that while recent rains stabilized the devastating drought gripping Iowa and other key farming states, the dry conditions intensified in Kansas and Nebraska.

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Kansas Dairy Processing Plant To Start Construction

Posted: 08/15/2012 - A groundbreaking ceremony takes place Thursday in southwestern Kansas for a $20 million dairy ingredient and cheese processing plant. The facility will employ 60 people when it is finished.

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USDA: Rain, Cooler Weather Helping Corn, Soybeans

Posted: 08/13/2012 - A new crop condition report shows cooler weather and spotty rainfall in the middle of the country has slowed the deterioration of the nation's corn and soybean crop.

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Drought Worsens In Key Farm States

Posted: 08/09/2012 - The latest U.S. drought map shows that excessively parched conditions continue to worsen in the Plains states that are key producers of corn and soybean crops.

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Drought Dragging Down Midwest Economy

Posted: 08/01/2012 - The ongoing drought -- combined with the global economic turmoil -- is hurting business in nine Midwest and Plains states and increasing worries about the possibility of another recession.

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