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What's Making News


Homestead Dairy Wins National Award

Homestead Dairy of Plymouth was honored last Wednesday in Chicago for the U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards ... Read entire story

Sisters Looking Forward to Telling Cow-Care Story

Dairy farmers Ashton Bauman and Carmen Kreager have a story to tell visitors during their open house for the Northern ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


Rain Delays Area Spring Planting

Spring planting in northern Indiana and southwestern Michigan has been delayed considerably ... Read entire story

AgriBank Releases Dairy, Livestock Sector Reports

Livestock and dairy margins continue to adjust downward from their record levels set in late 2014, as production ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


Soybean Prices Rally on News of Stronger International Demand

Soybean, and to some extent corn prices, continue to recover from the recent lows. July 2016 soybean futures ... Read entire story

Hurt: Now Could Be Time to Switch to Soybeans

Farmers who have been delayed in planting corn could take advantage of a market rally in soybeans and ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns


Black Eyed Pea Bliss

Over the nine years I've been writing "Making Home Work," I know I've mentioned black eyed ... Read entire story

Every Farmer Understands

"We get up very early on the farm," Andrea told me as we walked inside the barn. "When I was little ... Read entire story

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