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After the Gold Rush: Hemp Done Right Can Make Cents in Indiana

Will Weaver firmly believes in the healing power of hemp for various human ailments as well as financially strapped ... Read entire story

USDA Goes Higher Again with Corn, Soybean Prices

Continued decline in production and higher prices for grain are in the most current forecast by USDA.

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This Week's Farm Operations

Hemp Growers Warned to Be Wary of Seed Suppliers

The Office of the Indiana State Chemist (OISC) is warning the public about predatory hemp seed vendors known to be currently active ... Read entire story

'Planting Green' Has Advantages if Done Correctly

A recent trend among no-till and organic crop producers is to plant corn and soybeans into living cover crops, and then terminate ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News

USDA to Spend $40 Million on Cheese and $40 Million on Butter

In the week ending Jan. 2, 108,600 dairy cows were sent to slaughter, according to the USDA, up 64,500 head from the previous week but ... Read entire story

Food Security, Local Foods Enjoy Renewed Interest During Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt our lives. In May, we wrote this article with our predictions on how food purchasing would possibly change ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns

Leave a Legacy by Planting Trees, Protecting Topsoil

In order to know where you are going, you have to know where you have been. Most of us are too busy living day-to-day to really stop ... Read entire story

Mother has Come to Stay, Temporarily?

I am an only child. And I must admit there's a great deal of guilt I feel about my mother's care. However, my husband Brian ... Read entire story

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