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Zoning Draft Heads to Dec. 2 Public Hearing

The Elkhart County plan commission will conduct a public hearing on the rewrite of the countywide zoning ... Read entire story

Freeman, Stookey Show Top Cows in Louisville

The North American International Livestock Exposition in Louisville, Ky. is the last dance for many livestock ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


Analyst: Farmland Prices Due for a Decline

With crop prices at multiyear lows and interest rates expected to inch up over the next few years, a Purdue ... Read entire story

Irrigated Land Tops 55 Million Acres

There were 229,237 farms with 55.3 million irrigated acres in the United Sates, according to the 2013 ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


Corn, Soybean Acreage Questions Persist Heading into Home Stretch

Recent USDA reports have left some unresolved questions about the magnitude of planted and harvested acreage ... Read entire story

Bears Win, Not on Football Field, but on CME Cheese Market

The Chicago Bears may have lost to the Green Bay Packers last Sunday, but the "other Chicago bears" won last ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns


Election Day 'Huh?' Moments Are Fairly Typical in Today's Politics

While Republicans, Democrats and Independents voted nationwide Nov. 4, coincidence, irony and ... Read entire story

Harvest Finished Before Cold Hits

The recent snow and very cold weather made it official. Winter is here and whatever you thought you were going to get ... Read entire story

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