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$36,000 Hog Sale Lifts Allegan 4-H Auction

Last Wednesday's 4-H livestock auction at the Allegan County Fair soared to a record $689,003.85, thanks ... Read entire story

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What's Making News

Indiana Moves Step Closer to Restricting Use of Dicamba

The Indiana Pesticide Review Board voted unanimously at their Aug. 30 meeting to make all herbicides containing ... Read entire story

McCloskeys Follow Passion to Share Agriculture with Consumers

Mike and Sue McCloskey didn't grow up on dairy farms but once exposed to dairy cattle, they easily ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations

Survey: Cover Crops Boost Yields

Following the use of cover crops, farmers reported increased yields of corn,soybeans and wheat, and improvement ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News

U.S. Corn Production Forecast at 14.2 Billion Bushels

U.S. corn production is forecast at 14.2 billion bushels, down 6 percent from last year but up less ... Read entire story

Corn, Soybean Prices Depend on Strong Consumption Numbers

Given the price reaction, the market remains uncertain about the USDA's September forecast of 2017 corn ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns

Walking Side by Side

I met a man sitting by the road of life. "Sir," I asked him, "why are you sitting in one spot instead ... Read entire story

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