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Corning of Lowell Sells Grand Champion Steer

The Lake County 4-H Livestock auction was held Aug. 9 in Crown Point. This year's auction ... Read entire story

Berrien County 4-H'ers Sell 868 Lots

It was a chilly morning last Friday at the Berrien County Youth Fair large animal livestock ... Read entire story

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What's Making News


Ag Society Honors Mike Martin Family

Mike and Sue Martin of Wakarusa started their family farm in 1980. Thirty-four years later, ... Read entire story

Morehouse Honored for Ag Society Role

The Elkhart County Agricultural Society decided to break from tradition this year by ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


Apple Harvest Begins in Michigan

Last week was characterized by significant rainfall earlier in the week, providing ... Read entire story

Another Week with Below Normal Temps

Significant rains alleviated dry conditions in select fields across the ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


Cheese, Butter Prices Soaring While Powder Market Is Crashing

Cash butter woke up the second week of August, after being in a holding pattern the ... Read entire story

Harvested Acreage Will Provide Final Puzzle Piece for Market

The debate about the likely size of the USDA's final estimate of the 2014 ... 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.... Read entire story

800 Million People Can't All Be Wrong About Trade, Can They?

When 800 million of anything moves in the same direction at the same time ... Read entire story

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