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Noble Steer Sets New Record

Four-H'ers at the Noble County livestock auction brought in a total of $238,729.72 on 303 lots ... Read entire story

Marshall Co.'s Slonaker Gives Back

Marshall County 4-H livestock buyers last Saturday made a wish come true for a 13-year-old girl with ... Read entire story

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What's Making News


Snyder Challenges Farmers to Take Leadership Role on Food Safety

Gov. Rick Snyder celebrated and challenged the agriculture industry while 250 farmers, agriculture industry leaders, ... Read entire story

July 31 Deadline to Vote in ISA Director Election

Farmers still have a week to cast their votes in the Indiana Soybean Alliance's annual election of its ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


Winter Wheat Harvest Is Underway

Although fields in most parts of the Upper and Lower Peninsula are in need of rain, dry conditions allowed ... Read entire story

Cool Weather Invades Indiana

In contrast to recent weeks, cool and dry weather gave farmers ample opportunity to ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


Cheese Prices Back at $2, While Butter Returns to Stratosphere

Cheese prices are visiting $2 a pound again as traders awaited the June Milk Production report, which we ... Read entire story

Corn Premiums Continue to Fade

Corn was the primary focus of the agricultural commodity complex beginning in the 2006-07 marketing ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns


Watch Grain Prices and Enjoy the Ride

I believe that in my life I have ridden a roller coaster not more than five times. And when I did ride one, it ... Read entire story

In Missouri, Right to Farm Backers Shy Away from Public Debate

You'd think that a state constitution eight times longer than the U.S. Constitution might cover ... Read entire story

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