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Led by Sinnamon Steer, Miami 4-H Auction Generates $105,380

Competing in last week's Miami County 4-H Fair in Peru, Naomi Sinnamon of Kokomo exhibited grand champion steer for the first ... Read entire story

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What's Making News


Perseverance Key for Dutch Valley Growers

A large family farm thriving since its humble beginnings near Chicago is among the food producers to be featured during ... Read entire story

Sikorski-Conklin Leads St. Joe Fair

With the St. Joseph County (Ind.) 4-H Fair set to begin this weekend, no one is more excited than this week's "Person ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


Mich. Crops Need Some Moisture

Weather conditions consisted of warm temperatures and high winds across the state. There were 6.5 days suitable for fieldwork ... Read entire story

Hot, Dry Week Saps Soil Moisture

Another hot and dry week raised concerns for crop conditions throughout the state. Soil moisture levels decreased from the ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


Milk Report Shows Output Lagging for Seventh Consecutive Month

U.S. milk production continues below that of a year ago, with May being the seventh consecutive month. Preliminary data shows output at 19.7 ... Read entire story

Farm Bank Lending Increases in Corn Belt Regions

Agricultural lending by U.S. farm banks increased 5.5 percent in 2021 to $99.6 billion, according to the American Bankers Association's annual ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns


Inflation Squeezes School Budgets

The inflation rate in May was 8.6 percent, the highest since the bad old days of the Great Inflation 40 years ago. We're all ... Read entire story

Simple Truth Is Often Unwanted

Oftentimes the simple answer to a simple question is the simple truth.

Some people, however, don't want the simple truth ... Read entire story

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