Lancaster Farming: News http://www.lancasterfarming.com News en-us BC-USDA-Midwest Regional Eggs http://www.lancasterfarming.com/BC-USDA-Midwest-Regional-Eggs NW—PY018Des Moines, IA Wed. Apr 23, 2014 USDA Market NewsSHELL EGGS: Daily Midwest Regional EggsDaily producer prices are 4 ce ... AP Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:45:03 GMT Hundreds of cases of pig virus reported in Ill. http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Hundreds-of-cases-of-pig-virus-reported-in-Ill- SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois agriculture officials say there have been hundreds of cases of a deadly pig virus in Illinois.The (Springfield ... AP Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:45:03 GMT BC-SC--Commodities, SC http://www.lancasterfarming.com/BC-SC--Commodities--SC COLUMBIA, SC Wednesday, April 23, 2014Farmers Market - Prices to GrowersSOUTH CAROLINA STATE FARMERS MARKETUSDA-SCDA MARKET NEWSCA—FV001Columbia ... AP Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:15:03 GMT BC-Merc Early http://www.lancasterfarming.com/BC-Merc-Early CHICAGO (AP) — Early trading on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Wed:OpenHighLowLastChg.CATTLE40,000 lbs.; cents per lb.Apr143.47143.65127.82143. ... AP Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:00:03 GMT Grain mixed, cattle mixed and pork higher http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Grain-mixed--cattle-mixed-and-pork-higher CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mixed Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for July delivery was 3.50 cents lower at ... AP Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:00:03 GMT Open http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Open CHICAGO (AP) — Early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade Wed.:OpenHighLowLastChg.WHEAT5,000 bu minimum; cents per bushelMay673676½667 ... AP Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:00:03 GMT Sacramento County bans outdoor marijuana crops http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Sacramento-County-bans-outdoor-marijuana-crops SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento County supervisors have unanimously voted to ban outdoor marijuana crops after hearing from law enforcement ... AP Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:30:03 GMT Southern farmers team up to create organic network http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Southern-farmers-team-up-to-create-organic-network MOUNDVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Don Chamberlain of Moundville has a growing network of small farmers with hothouse-produced certified organic vegetables ... AP Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:30:03 GMT Reynolds American 1Q profit falls more than 28 pct http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Reynolds-American-1Q-profit-falls-more-than-28-pct RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Reynolds American Inc.'s first-quarter profit fell more than 28 percent as the company sold fewer cigarettes and spent ... AP Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:15:00 GMT EXCHANGE: Marketing becomes important to farms http://www.lancasterfarming.com/EXCHANGE--Marketing-becomes-important-to-farms CONGERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Congerville farmer Henry Brockman admits he doesn't understand Facebook. "I've never seen Facebook with my ... AP Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:30:00 GMT USDA finances water improvements in rural ND http://www.lancasterfarming.com/USDA-finances-water-improvements-in-rural-ND BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says it's providing $8 million in financing for five projects to improve water and ... AP Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:15:00 GMT Maine gets $30 million for wastewater upgrades http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Maine-gets--30-million-for-wastewater-upgrades HARTLAND, Maine (AP) — Seven Maine wastewater facilities are receiving $29.7 million for upgrades.The in U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural De ... AP Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:00:03 GMT Vermont House to have final look at GMO labeling http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Vermont-House-to-have-final-look-at-GMO-labeling MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The House is slated to take a final vote on legislation that would require foods with genetically modified ingredients to ... AP Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:45:00 GMT Missouri executes inmate for 1993 farm slaying http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Missouri-executes-inmate-for-1993-farm-slaying BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) — Missouri executed an inmate early Wednesday only a few miles from the farm where prosecutors say he orchestrated the 199 ... AP Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:15:00 GMT BC-USDA-Kingsport Catl Actn http://www.lancasterfarming.com/BC-USDA-Kingsport-Catl-Actn NV—LS140Nashville, TN Tue Apr 22, 2014 USDA-TN Dept of Ag Market NewsAthens Cattle Auction, Athens, TNWeighted Average Report for Tuesd ... AP Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:45:00 GMT Missouri man facing execution denied clemency http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Missouri-man-facing-execution-denied-clemency BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declined a death row inmate's clemency request Tuesday evening, clearing the way for his exe ... AP Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:45:00 GMT Pitbull added to state fair lineup; theme unveiled http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Pitbull-added-to-state-fair-lineup--theme-unveiled SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois State Fair organizers decided not to overhaul the state's celebration of agriculture and entertainment for ... AP Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:45:03 GMT Advocates vow to revive Navajo junk-food tax http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Advocates-vow-to-revive-Navajo-junk-food-tax FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Facing a high prevalence of diabetes, many American Indian tribes are returning to their roots with community and home g ... AP Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:45:03 GMT Southern Oregon farmers divided on GMO bans http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Southern-Oregon-farmers-divided-on-GMO-bans GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Southern Oregon farmers are choosing sides in a pair of local campaigns to ban genetically modified crops.Ban supporter ... AP Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:30:00 GMT Yum's profit rises as KFC sales in China rebound http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Yum-s-profit-rises-as-KFC-sales-in-China-rebound NEW YORK (AP) — Yum Brands reported a higher-than-expected profit for its first quarter highlighted by a rebound in KFC sales in China, where co ... AP Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:15:01 GMT BLM says 6 cattle died in disputed Nevada roundup http://www.lancasterfarming.com/BLM-says-6-cattle-died-in-disputed-Nevada-roundup LAS VEGAS (AP) — Six animals died in a federal roundup of cattle that officials say rancher Cliven Bundy allowed to graze illegally for 20 years ... AP Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:15:01 GMT Spring corn planting still sputters in key states http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Spring-corn-planting-still-sputters-in-key-states ST. LOUIS (AP) — At a time most years when farmers would be in full swing of planting corn, Stanley Blunier and most other growers near his cent ... AP Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:00:00 GMT Texas Crop Report http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Texas-Crop-Report COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — The following reports were compiled by AgriLife Extension Service for the week of April 22:Central: Most counties ... AP Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:45:00 GMT Vermont food labeling bill includes defense fund http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Vermont-food-labeling-bill-includes-defense-fund MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A bill making its way toward expected passage in the Vermont Legislature would require labeling for foods containing gene ... AP Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:45:00 GMT NDSU proposing center to research food security http://www.lancasterfarming.com/NDSU-proposing-center-to-research-food-security FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A university located in the middle of fertile North Dakota farmland is planning a new center to research and help develop a s ... AP Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:45:00 GMT