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What's Making News


Andrews Univ. to Shutter Dairy Farm

A university in southwestern Michigan is shutting down its dairy farm business, which has operated for more than a ... Read entire story

Superior Dairy Showcases Robot Technology

Imagine the Star Wars droids R2-D2 and C-3PO putting their many technical skills to good use on a family dairy farm in ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


Rain, Humidity Accelerate Crop Growth in Michigan

Scattered showers alleviated some dry spells in some areas and caused more wet fields in other areas. Due to the ... Read entire story

Showers Help Out Corn, Soybeans

Spotty rain showers helped improve crop conditions. Precipitation was highly variable, with some locations receiving ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


New Milk Marketing Order to Be Created for California Producers

California dairy farmers said "Yes." The Agriculture Department therefore announced June 7 that the ... Read entire story

Soybean Prices Continue to Drop as Trade Issues Apply Pressure

Soybean prices continued to move lower last week as trade issues and a strong start to the growing season continue to pressure ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns


True Journalists Deliver the Facts

June has always been a big month for me. I was born in June, graduated from high school in June, was readmitted to the ... Read entire story

Betty and the Marigolds

"It's a shame we have to keep our flower garden fenced in," I remarked to my husband Brian. "I feel ... Read entire story

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