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Allegan Livestock Auction Climbs to New Heights

Allegan County youth livestock exhibitors hauled in a record total from the annual youth livestock auction last week at the ... Read entire story

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What's Making News


Delphi Grain Bin Collapses

No one was injured in a fire and subsequent grain bin collapse Monday at The Andersons grain facility in Delphi, Ind. ... Read entire story

Show What Farmers Do, Local Laborers Say

Local ag employees say that company image and outreach is key to attracting more laborers from the community ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


Corn Silage Harvest in Full Swing

Fieldwork conditions were favorable last week across much of the state. There were a few small rain events that brought some relief to ... Read entire story

Corn, Beans Move Closer to Maturity

A mostly dry week aided dry down and pushed corn and soybeans closer to maturity.

Soil moisture levels remained relatively ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


Milk Production Forecasts Show Slower Growth in Cow Numbers

Milk production forecasts for 2022 and 2023 were lowered from last month in the latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report ... Read entire story

U.S. Must Protect Farmland Base

I was on a conference call in August and one of the participants asked the question: who are the two biggest owners of tillable ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns


Gov. Pay Grows Net Farm Income

By almost any measure, 2022 has been a tough year for most. Inflation, war, the growing consequences of climate change and widening ... Read entire story

Its Time to Share Roads with Ag Equipment

Green combines. Red tractors. Blue grain carts. Although the equipment varies in size and color, the job is the same—help farmers get their crops ... Read entire story

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