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What's Making News


House Ag Panel Votes to Repeal Country-of-Origin Labeling Law

A House committee has voted to get rid of labels on packages of meat that say where the animals were ... Read entire story

Indiana Corn, Soy Growers Urge Passage of Trade Bill

Indiana corn and soybean growers encourage the U.S. House to follow the lead of the U.S. Senate in passing ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


Surplus Milk Dumped in What Is Called a Short-Term Problem

A flurry of early morning social media activity last week sounded the alert that some milk produced on ... Read entire story

Crops May Need Irrigation in June

Increased use of tillage to help warm soils and the delays in killing cover crops are two additional reasons ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


Surplus Milk Dumped as Spring Flush Overwhelms Processors

Milk volumes being utilized by many Midwest cheese plants have reached all-time high levels for this ... Read entire story

2014-15 Soybean Balance Sheet Has Shifted Toward Consumption

The projected U.S. supply and consumption balance sheet for the 2014-15 soybean marketing year has changed ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns


Fixing Property Tax Assessment Inequities Would Reduce Revenue

Indiana is pretty familiar with the Tax Foundation's Business Tax Climate Index. The index measures ... Read entire story

Garden Art

The lovely weather we've been enjoying has given Todd and me a chance to get the garden cleared out ... Read entire story

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