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What's Making News

Farmland Values Up 10% in District

In the first quarter of 2023, the Seventh Federal Reserve District's farmland values saw a 10% increase from a year ago, marking the eighth ... Read entire story

Cheesemaker Turns Love of Goats into Business

For J2K Capraio of Walkerton, it's not just the label of farm-to-fork; it's a reeducation on how one eats, and a return to ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations

Indiana Topsoil Moisture Dropping

Another dry week in Indiana spurred hay harvest and left many growers hoping for rain.

Soil moisture levels decreased sharply from the ... Read entire story

Hot, Dry Weather Dries Up Soil

Last week's dry and hot weather had some producers concerned about crop conditions. There were 6.8 days suitable for fieldwork ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News

Culling Rate Inching Higher; Dairy Market Dealing with Excess Butter

Dairy cow culling remains above a year ago. The latest Livestock Slaughter report shows an estimated 243,600 head sent ... Read entire story

Egg Prices Tumble as Demand Begins to Ease

Egg prices appear to be taking a supply and demand market-driven tumble, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns

Rice Faces an Uncertain Future

Over 50% of the food calories eaten daily by the world's 7.9 billion people come directly from grains. In impoverished nations, ... Read entire story

Don't Rely on Just One Insecticide Type for Fly Control

It is the time of year when I like to talk about flies. They are frustrating, and I am not even the animal getting bit most of the ... Read entire story

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