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What's Making News


Without Fairs, 2020 Just Isn't the Same

There are only two seasons in my life: fair season and something called "getting ready for fairs." ... Read entire story

Pandemic Is 'Just One More Nail in the Coffin' for Fruit Grower

It's been another year of just about everything that can go wrong in farming has, except with a pandemic thrown ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


Almost 4 Days Suitable for Fieldwork in Michigan

Much of the state experienced rainfall and cooler temperatures throughout the week. There were 3.9 days suitable for ... Read entire story

Harvest on the Horizon in Indiana

Rainfall finally arrived in northern Indiana, and warmer than normal temperatures returned, particularly in the ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


California Weary from Wildfires

Dairy prices were mixed in the Labor Day holiday shortened week. The CME Cheddar blocks marched to $2.1575 per pound last Wednesday, ... Read entire story

Panelists to Discuss Supply Chain, U.S. Trade Policy

The U.S. trade policy, labor and immigration issues, agricultural commodity markets, and the food supply chain will be ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns


If We Didn't Learn Any Lessons, Then We're Not Good Students

If experience is the best teacher, then surely we have learned a few important, unforgettable lessons in this otherwise ... Read entire story

Pet Therapy

I don't think it's any mistake that dogs are deemed "Man's Best Friend." They are great companions ... Read entire story

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