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What's Making News


Middlebury Co-op Worked with Small Dairy Farmers

Most of the small, local dairy plants that were in business 75 or 80 years ago are now gone. They faded ... Read entire story

Farmers Oppose New Rail Line

Not all farmers support the idea of a new rail line getting built from Southeast Wisconsin to Northwest Indiana ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


Expert: Crops OK After Cold Weather

Indiana's winter wheat, forage and fruit crops apparently survived the unusually cold weather earlier ... Read entire story

Survey Shows Conservation Improvements

Results from the 2015 Indiana Fall Tillage and Cover Crop Transect, which is an on-the-ground survey, indicate ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


Large Corn and Soybean Price Swings Possible Through Summer

Corn and soybean prices have traded in a wide range since last summer. July 2016 corn futures traded to near ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns


Planting Strategy Changes over Time

The final kernels of corn on our farm went in the ground last Friday. About 14 years ago, I remember we started ... Read entire story

Cleaning the Right Way, for Me

I'm about 10 days away from being done with a full-time job—perhaps forever. I still haven't processed ... Read entire story

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