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What's Making News


Obert to Lead Dairy Assn.

Steve Obert of Gibson County has been elected the new president of the Indiana Dairy Producers ... Read entire story

Harsh Winter, Rail Car Shortage Impact Flow of Ethanol Across U.S.

A harsh winter, shortage of rail cars to ship ethanol, and higher gasoline prices are causing increased prices ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


Smaller Herd Size Responsible for Higher Cattle Prices

"It's a great time to own cattle if you have the land and feed to take care of them," said ... Read entire story

Palmer Weed Slowly Moving into Michigan

As Palmer amaranth gradually encroaches on Michigan soils, producers-—especially those who produce alfalfa ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


USDA Report Eases Fear of Low Crop Prices

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's April 9 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates continued a series ... Read entire story

Cheese Market Behaves in Classic Fashion: Runup, Then a Correction

The hemorrhaging may be coming to an end at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, where the cash ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns


Only Facts Can Put Tea in the Cup

As this space has often noted, facts, figures and data are as essential to journalism as verbs, nouns ... Read entire story

Two Renegades and a Resurrection

Two renegade roosters roamed our yard, escapees who defied capture. They destroyed landscaping, dug up ... Read entire story

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