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Week in Review 12/6

The top stories from the week Nov. 30 to Dec. 6, 2014.
Drilling holes for growing mushrooms

Outdoor mushroom growing is a viable option for those who lack indoor space or wish to produce a large mushroom crop, and it's great for intermediate growers.
vegetables

Meeting will offer 'down-to-earth education' for the serious grower.
Christmas trees

Whether you have a Douglas-fir, eastern white pine, blue spruce or other tree species, basic tree care will ensure that your tannenbaum lasts throughout the Christmas season.
milking

Farmers now have more time to sign up for the dairy Margin Protection Program. The new deadline is Dec. 19.

Broiler growers in the United States reportedly placed 166 million chicks for meat production, which was also up by 3 percent from November 2013.

An upcoming Congressional decision on one of 55 expired tax provisions could have impact the next generation of family farms, according to Jim Mulhern, president and CEO of the National Milk Producers Federation.
Week in Review 11/29

The top stories from the week Nov. 23 to Nov. 29, 2014.
Shiitake block mushroom

Fresh mushrooms are another fast, easy and fun food to grow indoors. Indoor mushroom kits are available in dozens of fungi varieties, from basic buttons to expensive exotics.
gifts

Christmas is just a few short weeks away and holiday shopping is in full swing. Our holiday gift guide will help you navigate your way through a successful shopping season.
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