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As farming communities face mounting challenges with the nation’s opioid epidemic, the nation’s two largest general farm organizations are teaming up to confront the issue.

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Below is a letter released on Dec. 14, 2017, from MacDon Industries:

Today we are announcing that we have entered into an agreement to sell the MacDon Group of Companies to Linamar Corp., a Canadian company headquartered in Guelph, Ontario.

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Seth Hoyt, Western hay market analyst, said the bottom line for the 2018 hay market projection is that “export buyers could be more of a driver in the alfalfa hay market in the West in 2018 than dairy buyers – similar to the 2017 season.”

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Here’s a look back at just a few of the operations featured in Progressive Forage.

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The new Temporary Agricultural Workers Visa Program (H-2C bill) passed the U.S. House Judiciary Committee review Oct. 25. H-2C is described in the Ag Worker Act (HR-4092). H-2C is a proposed update to the current H-2A program. Hopefully the new program will simplify hiring temporary workers for farm work.

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Farmers in New Mexico, Texas, Ohio and Michigan want to know more about a crop pest solution developed on farms in Northern New York and in the Shields Lab at Cornell University.

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