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Calhoun Livestock Auction Racks Up $537,510.78

Receipts from the Calhoun County 4-H livestock auctions on Aug. 14 and 15 amounted to a record $537,510.78. The ... Read entire story

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What's Making News


Walorski, Farm Bureau Take Aim at EPA

Members of the Marshall County Farm Bureau had the opportunity to hear Congresswoman Jackie Walorski speak ... Read entire story

Farm Bill Options Outlined at Pinney Purdue

Attendees at last Wednesday's Pinney Purdue Field Day in Wanatah gained insight on the farm bill and the prediction of this ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


Proper Manure Management Important for All Farms

What is considered a small farm? A 3,000 head beef feedlot? A 30,000 head free-range turkey operation? A dairy with ... Read entire story

Rain Helped Many, but Hurt Others

Heavy but scattered rain for the week provided relief to some farmers while others experienced flooding ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


Market Looking for Information on Corn Consumption Prospects

With the start of the new marketing year only a week away, the process of monitoring corn consumption ... Read entire story

Even with Impressive July Output, 'Sky Is Not Falling' on Milk Prices

The Agriculture Department should have issued a tsunami warning when it issued its preliminary data ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns


Study on GMO Food Long Overdue

The cool summer heated up mid-month when a longstanding war of words re-ignited with three little matches ... Read entire story

Loose Ends

The noise maker purrs a soothing hum from the corner of the bedroom. Soft lullabies float from a CD player ... Read entire story

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