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AcMoody Hog Paces Branch County Auction

The 2016 Branch County Fair provided a nice bookend experience for Matt AcMoody of Coldwater. In his final year ... Read entire story

Hoagg Steer Brings $7,400 at Kalamazoo 4-H Sale

Humidity and high temperatures didn't stop buyers and community members from supporting 4-H members ... Read entire story

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What's Making News


Eashes Are Farm Family of the Year

A farmer who did not grow up on a farm and a wife raised in the Tennessee coal mining country, along with ... Read entire story

Brown to Receive Ag Society's Uncle Elmer Award

Nancy Brown, program manager for the Elkhart County Soil and Water Conservation District, is the 2016 recipient ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


Michigan Crop Conditions Worsen

The hot, dry weather continued to hamper crop development. A storm system moved through the state ... Read entire story

Area Counties in Moderate Drought

Hot and dry conditions through most of the week stressed crops, particularly in northeastern ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


USDA Sees Bumper Grain Crops

After sluggish harvests last year, Indiana farmers could produce record or near-record grain crops this year ... Read entire story

Analysts Can't Resist Comparing NASS, FSA Acreage Estimates

Corn and soybean markets are focused on the USDA's Aug. 12 Crop Production report that forecasts ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns


Dinner, Anyone?

My husband Brian and I boarded our first plane that afternoon at the Charlottetown Airport, Prince Edward ... Read entire story

Calming DIY Sleep Salve

I have not slept unaided for over 30 years. People often think I am exaggerating when I say that, but ... Read entire story

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