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Hog Sells for $210 Per Pound in Berrien Co.

Two hundred and ten dollars a pound. That's not a misprint. The reserve champion market hog at the Berrien County Fair ... Read entire story

Lake County Breaks Records

The Lake County Fair livestock auction took place on Aug. 10. Several records were broken during the sale that grossed ... Read entire story

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What's Making News


Prevent Plant Acres Exceed 19.4 Million

Agricultural producers reported they were not able to plant crops on more than 19.4 million acres in 2019, according to ... Read entire story

Poe, Tucker Earn AgriVision Award

At the Indiana State Fair, Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch presented the Stan Poe family, of Poe Hamps, and Terry L. Tucker, ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


Rain Relieved Crop Stress; Other Areas Remain Dry

Counties in the West Central region reported receiving two significant rain events during a very critical time ... Read entire story

Rainfall Scattered but Beneficial

Scattered rains brought relief to some fields last week while others continued to suffer. Soil moisture levels ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


Estimate Places 2020 Class 3 Milk Price Average at $16.55

In The Agriculture Department lowered its 2019 and 2020 milk production estimates in the latest World ... Read entire story

USDA Has Spoken on Corn Crop Size, but Market Has Questions

The USDA's August crop production forecast delivered a shock to corn markets with much larger production ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns


Craziest Ag Year Ever Gets Crazier

Ag Twitter had a big sandbox to play in after the U.S. Department of Agriculture clobbered the agricultural futures ... Read entire story

Grazing Pigs? Be Sure to Provide Supplemental Grain

Substantial interest exists around the topic of rotationally grazing pigs, both from farmers and consumers alike ... Read entire story

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