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What's Making News


Lienhart Cross Wins Purdue's Hovde Award

Two Purdue University Extension county educators with 83 years of combined service are the 2014 co-recipients of ... Read entire story

Officials Approve Zoning Ordinance

Elkhart County finally has a new zoning ordinance ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


Druskovich Decides No-Till Farming Is Better

Each farmer faces a new set of circumstances with every growing season. Carl Druskovich and Eldon Kuehl were ... Read entire story

Dairy Farmers to Seek Cost Effective Strategies

Dairy farmers are looking for cost effective strategies to manage their herds in the face of an anticipated ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


Corn Prices Enjoying Mini Runup Thanks to Strong Consumption

The March 2015 corn futures traded to a high of $4.115 on Dec. 15, the highest level since July 10 and 80 cents ... Read entire story

Exports Took Dairy Markets Up, Now They're Taking Them Down

The dairy export market took dairy prices to record highs in 2014, but the lack of those exports is ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns


Groundwork Being Laid in New Congress for Crop Insurance Cuts

Federally subsidized crop insurance is the elephant in the farm bill pantry and anyone who had any ... Read entire story

The Poor Soul

Luther shuffled to his rocking chair by the big picture window. "I hate the holidays," he muttered ... Read entire story

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