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What's Making News


Elkhart Co. Chosen for Pilot Food Program

Elkhart County has been chosen as one of two counties in Indiana to participate in the ... Read entire story

Greybar Is Newest Elkhart 4-H Educator

Sthele Greybar has been named Elkhart County's newest Extension educator in 4-H youth development ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


Has the Bubble Burst on Farmland Prices?

In 1970, average farmland prices in Michigan were $1,000 per acre. Forty years later, in 2010, average farmland ... Read entire story

Weather Is Too Cold for Fieldwork

Cool temperatures, saturated soil, heavy midweek rains and localized flooding have prevented most ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


Demand Driving Egg Prices Higher

Although retail egg prices are historically high at $1.98 per dozen, consumers ... Read entire story

Hog Prices Likely to Be Volatile Through the Spring and Summer

According to Purdue University Extension economist Chris Hurt, the headline for the last USDA Hogs ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns


The Season Between Mud and Dust

With the snow now gone for the second or third time and temperatures staying above freezing, we can mostly assume ... Read entire story

LaPorte Farm Wife Loves Her Life

As a single twenty-something who enjoyed the fast-paced interstates and easy shopping of ... Read entire story

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