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What's Making News


Bayer Offers $62 Billion for Monsanto

German drug and chemicals company Bayer AG announced Monday that it has made a $62 billion offer to buy ... Read entire story

Goshen's John, Cynthia Adam to Host Dairy Trail Open House

Dairy farmers today are often called on to be grassroots ambassadors for the industry, but John and Cynthia Adam of Knollbrook Farm, Goshen, don't mind. In ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


Website Helps Predict Likelihood of Potato Disease

The Late Bright Risk Forecasting website, used for estimating potential survival of potato ... Read entire story

72% of Corn Is Planted in Indiana

A break in the weather allowed farmers in central and northern Indiana to finally make significant ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


Fundamentals Drive Grain Prices Higher

Grain prices are ultimately driven by economic fundamentals: supply and demand. High carryover ... Read entire story

Will Summer Pricing Opportunities Materialize for Corn, Soybeans?

Following increases over the past two to three months, corn and soybean prices have traded in a choppy pattern ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns


Despite Push from Big Ag, Free Trade Deals Are Going Nowhere

As the politics of this election year heat up, the chances of Congress debating—let alone ... Read entire story

All the Pretty Boots

Billboards along the highway reminded me of something on my "I want to do this someday" list ... Read entire story

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