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What's Making News


Stronger U.S. Dollar Among the Concerns with 'Brexit' Vote

Britain's departure from the European Union would have little direct effect on U.S. agricultural trade but ... Read entire story

Visitors Impressed by How Area Dairy Farms Are Using Technology

Blue skies, green fields, beautiful bovines, cute calves and hundreds of visitors. That was the wrapping ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


U.S. Tart Cherry Crop Better Than Average

U.S. tart cherry production is forecast at 309 million pounds, up 39 percent from the 2015 production. In Michigan ... Read entire story

Storms Bring Much Needed Relief

Storms last week provided much-needed moisture for stressed fields. Precipitation amounts varied ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


Brexit Casts Shadow over U.S. Pork Expansion, Export Opportunities

In the June Hogs and Pigs survey, pork producers told USDA they had increased the size of the breeding ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns


Where Did the Time Go?

It's not possible that I sat there that long going through morning coffee cup one and cup two. But judging ... Read entire story

Tax Caps Are Technically Known as 'Maximum Levy Growth Quotients'

I had the opportunity to speak to a meeting of the International Assn. of Assessing Officers in Indianapolis ... Read entire story

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