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George, Koebel Double Winners in Berrien

Berrien County livestock exhibitors earned $497,634.75 during two auctions last Thursday and Friday in Berrien ... Read entire story

Noah Hayden Exhibits Top Steer at Lake County Fair

The Lake County 4-H livestock auction was held Aug. 15 at the fairgrounds in Crown Point ... Read entire story

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What's Making News


Farmer Has Fun with New Technology

When it's not enough just to use two hybrid varieties in a given field to adjust for conditions, design ... Read entire story

New Use Found for Old Farmers Market

A building that housed a large northern Indiana farmers market that closed in 2010 could soon ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


Farmers Learn How Cover Crops Improve Soil Health, Water Quality

The man who literally wrote the book on soil science, Craig Weil, headed up the Conservation Cropping System ... Read entire story

Some Areas in Indiana Too Dry

Scattered, light rain showers kept fields dry, leading to early dry-downs for corn and soybeans ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


Export Concerns, Weak Demand Prospects Weigh on Corn Prices

December 2015 corn futures traded as much as 30 cents lower on Aug. 12 following the USDA's surprisingly ... Read entire story

Russia Lifts Ban on New Zealand Dairy Products, Boosting the GDT

Russia is removing its ban on 29 New Zealand dairy companies, according to FC Stone dairy broker Dave ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns


Have You Thanked a Pastor Lately?

Wouldn't it be a surprise if you showed up for church on Sunday to find no one there to lead the service ... Read entire story

Cookie Butter, etc.

"Speculoos?" What in the name of baking is that? It's what cookie butter is mostly made of ... Read entire story

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