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It's Fair Time!


Allegan County Youths Sell Milk for $17,375

When the gavel dropped on the final animal sold during the ... Read entire story

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What's Making News


Monsanto Finally Agrees to Merge with Bayer

American seed and weed-killer company Monsanto and German medicine and farm chemical maker Bayer ... Read entire story

Branding Program Blossoms in First Year

Kercher's Sunrise Orchards in Goshen is just one of the Indiana farms currently selling a lot more apples ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


National Farm Safety Week Is September 18-24

Short and to the point, the safety videos on the U.S. Agricultural Centers' YouTube channel are ... Read entire story

Cover Crop Planting Hits Full Stride

Temperatures across the state remained above average for the week, which helped to dry out the fields ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


Hurt: Pain Will Cause Costs to Fall

Purdue University agricultural economist Chris Hurt came to Goshen last Thursday with a message about the farm ... Read entire story

Market Wants to Know if Crop Forecast Will Increase in January

Following the release of the USDA's September Crop Production report, market discussion immediately ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns


Farmer's Tans Like a Badge of Honor

About this time every year, a white ring is visible on my right arm just above my wrist. It cannot be seen ... Read entire story

Diet This and That

I've finally started the IU Goshen Hospital weight loss program, and I think it will be a good fit ... Read entire story

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