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What's Making News

Congress Moves Closer to Eliminating Estate Tax

The House voted last Thursday to repeal the federal tax on estates, a politically volatile issue that ... Read entire story

MFB, Area Lawmakers Make Case for Road Funding

Michigan Farm Bureau is rallying support for a ballot proposal that would raise more money for road and bridge ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations

Farmers Should Accept Role as Employee Manager

Being an effective manager of people begins with taking ownership for that role. All too often, what ... Read entire story

Indiana Corn Planting Is Underway

Warmer temperatures and reduced rainfall yielded the first opportunities ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News

Cheese Prices Hold Steady; Supply and Demand in Perfect Balance

Checking the cash dairy prices, the Cheddar blocks closed last Friday at $1.5750 per pound, down ... Read entire story

Soybean Consumption Has a Fair Chance to Match USDA Projection

With plentiful supplies of soybeans available, the magnitude of 2014-15 marketing-year ending stocks of U.S soybeans has ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns

The Gift of Hospitality

"I think you have the gift of hospitality," my mother told me when I was hosting dinner guests ... Read entire story

A Little Dirt Saved Through Soil Conservation Can Change World

Eighty years ago, in April 1935, an ominous wall of blowing sand and dust swept across the Great Plains ... Read entire story

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