Lancaster Farming: News http://www.lancasterfarming.com News en-us Indiana governor to survey flood damage at 2 farms http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Indiana-governor-to-survey-flood-damage-at-2-farms RENSSELAER, Ind. (AP) — Gov. Mike Pence plans to take a first-hand look at the effect of flooding in Indiana.The governor's office says Penc ... AP Wed, 01 Jul 2015 03:30:00 GMT Los Angeles loses appeal of gardener's discrimination case http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Los-Angeles-loses-appeal-of-gardener-s-discrimination-case LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles may have to pay a former park groundskeeper more than $4 million after a state appeal court affirmed a verdict fo ... AP Wed, 01 Jul 2015 03:30:00 GMT Thailand arrests 2 alleged brokers who sent slaves to boats http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Thailand-arrests-2-alleged-brokers-who-sent-slaves-to-boats BANGKOK (AP) — Two Thai men described as key figures in a human trafficking ring that provides slave crews for fishing boats were arrested, offi ... AP Wed, 01 Jul 2015 03:15:00 GMT Oregon takes first steps into era of legal retail marijuana http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Oregon-takes-first-steps-into-era-of-legal-retail-marijuana WILLIAMS, Ore. (AP) — Forty-two years after Oregon became the first state to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana, the state is taking its f ... AP Wed, 01 Jul 2015 02:30:01 GMT New Mexico aims to make clearinghouse for farmers markets http://www.lancasterfarming.com/New-Mexico-aims-to-make-clearinghouse-for-farmers-markets LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico agriculture officials are asking for help in creating a clearinghouse for the price of goods found at farmers ... AP Wed, 01 Jul 2015 02:15:00 GMT Tyson Foods adding jobs in western Kentucky http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Tyson-Foods-adding-jobs-in-western-Kentucky HENDERSON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officials say Tyson Chicken Inc. plans to add 91 jobs with a project to increase capacity at its Henderson County ... AP Wed, 01 Jul 2015 01:15:00 GMT Thailand arrests 2 key human trafficking suspects http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Thailand-arrests-2-key-human-trafficking-suspects BANGKOK (AP) — Police in Thailand have arrested two men they say are key figures in a human trafficking ring that lures people to work on fishin ... AP Wed, 01 Jul 2015 00:15:00 GMT Federal judge rules Maui County ban on GMO crops invalid http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Federal-judge-rules-Maui-County-ban-on-GMO-crops-invalid HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge ruled Tuesday that a Maui County ban on the cultivation of genetically engineered crops is pre-empted by federal ... AP Tue, 30 Jun 2015 21:15:00 GMT BC-USDA-Kingsport Catl Actn http://www.lancasterfarming.com/BC-USDA-Kingsport-Catl-Actn NV—LS140Nashville, TN Tue Jun 30, 2015 USDA-TN Dept of Ag Market NewsAthens Cattle Auction, Athens, TNWeighted Average Report for Tuesd ... AP Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:45:00 GMT Minnesota news in brief at 7:58 p.m. CDT http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Minnesota-news-in-brief-at-7-58-p-m--CDT Expert: Waseca teen accused in bomb plot 'significant risk'WASECA, Minn. (AP) — A teenager accused of plotting to attack his southern Mi ... AP Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:15:00 GMT AP top news in Iowa at 3:58 p.m. CDT http://www.lancasterfarming.com/AP-top-news-in-Iowa-at-3-58-p-m--CDT Iowa State Fair will pair butter cow with Monopoly gameDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Organizers of the Iowa State Fair are pairing the event's fam ... AP Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:15:00 GMT After coal win, states seek similar relief for farms http://www.lancasterfarming.com/After-coal-win--states-seek-similar-relief-for-farms FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — They beat the EPA on coal, and now a group of state attorneys general hopes to score a similar victory on farming.Attorney ... AP Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:00:00 GMT DNR to do full environmental study on proposed hog megafarm http://www.lancasterfarming.com/DNR-to-do-full-environmental-study-on-proposed-hog-megafarm MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Department of Natural Resources says it will require a full environmental impact study of a proposed hog "megafarm& ... AP Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:00:00 GMT BC-USDA-Iowa Elev Grain Prcs http://www.lancasterfarming.com/BC-USDA-Iowa-Elev-Grain-Prcs NW—GR110Tue June 30, 2015IA Dept. of Ag-USDA Market News Interior Iowa Daily Grain PricesClosing cash grain bids offered to producers as of 1:30 ... AP Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:45:00 GMT BC-Orange-juice http://www.lancasterfarming.com/BC-Orange-juice NEW YORK (AP) — Frozen concentrate orange juice trading on the IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) Tuesday:Open High Low Settle Chg.ORANGE JUICE ... AP Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:45:00 GMT Ex-Iowa egg farm manager gets probation after assisting feds http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Ex-Iowa-egg-farm-manager-gets-probation-after-assisting-feds SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A former Iowa egg farm manager will avoid jail time after cooperating with investigators in a criminal prosecution stemm ... AP Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:45:00 GMT BC-USDA-Mdwst Dly Carlot http://www.lancasterfarming.com/BC-USDA-Mdwst-Dly-Carlot NW—LS851Des Moines, IA Tue Jun 30, 2015 USDA Market NewsUSDA Carlot Meat 4:00 Summary, Compared to Previous DayPrices in dollars per hun ... AP Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:15:00 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 June 30:Central: Soil moisture, ... AP Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:00:00 GMT Iowa State Fair will pair butter cow with Monopoly game http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Iowa-State-Fair-will-pair-butter-cow-with-Monopoly-game DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Organizers of the Iowa State Fair are pairing the event's famous butter cow sculpture with another butter piece cele ... AP Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:45:00 GMT BC-USDA-Opening Bids KY Grain Elevs http://www.lancasterfarming.com/BC-USDA-Opening-Bids-KY-Grain-Elevs SV—GR110Frankfort, KY Tue, Jun 30, 2015 USDA-KY Dept of Ag Market NewsKentucky Daily Grain Elevators Bids:Bids as of 4:00 est, cash pric ... AP Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:45:00 GMT BC-USDA-Onion and Pots http://www.lancasterfarming.com/BC-USDA-Onion-and-Pots IDAHO FALLS Shipping Point Prices as of 30-JUN-2015Provided by: Fruit and Vegetable Market News,Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.Phone: (20 ... AP Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:45:00 GMT Kansas growers plant more sorghum, fewer soybean acres http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Kansas-growers-plant-more-sorghum--fewer-soybean-acres WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A government report shows Kansas farmers have planted a lot more sorghum this year, and put soybeans on fewer acres compare ... AP Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:30:00 GMT USDA: Illinois farmers plant more soybeans, less corn http://www.lancasterfarming.com/USDA--Illinois-farmers-plant-more-soybeans--less-corn ST. LOUIS (AP) — Illinois farmers have planted more soybeans and less corn this year, a new federal report showed Tuesday, yet they've been ... AP Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:30:00 GMT Close http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Close CHICAGO (AP) — Futures trading on the Chicago Board of Trade Tue.:OpenHighLowSettleChg.WHEAT5,000 bu minimum; cents per bushelJul581614¾576 ... AP Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:15:00 GMT BC-Cotton http://www.lancasterfarming.com/BC-Cotton NEW YORK (AP) — Cotton No. 2 Futures on the IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) Tuesday:OpenHighLowSettleChg.COTTON 250,000 lbs.; cents per lb.Jul64. ... AP Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:15:00 GMT