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What's Making News


Dairy Farming Comes to Life on Tour

The largest June Dairy Month promotion in recent memory unfolded last Saturday at six farms in northern Indiana ... Read entire story

Central Nobles Akey Wins FFA Star Award

Blue jackets took over Purdue University's campus for the 87th Indiana FFA State Convention. FFA members ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


Dry, Hot Weather Stressing Crops

Rain showers were not substantial enough to prevent the effects of prevailing dry conditions ... Read entire story

Sweet Cherry Harvest Is Underway

Temperatures were fairly moderate at the beginning of the week, but heated up later reaching into the ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


USDA to Provide Important Clues for Soybean Prices on June 30

July 2016 soybean futures have increased by 25 percent since April 1, led by the nearly 50 percent increase ... Read entire story

USDA Ups Production Forecasts as Cow Numbers Keep Increasing

Milk production forecasts for 2016 and 2017 were raised from last month as "recently reported cow ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns


First Summer Day Was Lots of Fun

Monday was the first day of summer. My little town holds an annual event each summer solstice where we gather ... Read entire story

'True Blue' British Farmers Aren't Ready to Join Brexit Movement

With electronic ignition, fuel injection and more computing power than the space shuttle, today's cars ... Read entire story

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