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What's Making News

Hog Farmer Makes Giving a Tradition

Giving back is on many people's minds as Indiana plunges deeper into the holiday season. One farmer, who raises hogs, corn, ... Read entire story

Indiana, Michigan Farmland Values Rise Sluggishly

Rising 5% in the third quarter of 2023 from a year ago, agricultural land values for the Seventh Federal Reserve District slowed their year-over-year increases ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations

Harvest Season Comes to an End

Winter preparations commenced as harvest season wrapped up for many Indiana farmers.

Soil moisture levels increased from the previous week, with ... Read entire story

A Lot of Grain Still to Be Harvested

Soaking rains last Tuesday delayed harvest.

There were 4.3 days suitable for fieldwork.

Rain early in the week and snow at the end of the week ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News

Cow Slaughter May Have Peaked, Signaling a Rebound in Numbers

U.S. October milk production remained below that of a year ago, the fourth month in a row. The Agriculture Department's latest preliminary data ... Read entire story

ISA Participates in U.S. Soy Buyers Conference in Asia

Indiana Soybean Alliance Chair Mike Koehne, a Greensburg farmer, recently promoted the benefits of U.S. soybeans to buyers in ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns

Property Taxes for Homeowners Will Increase in 2024, but Not by Much

The second installment for 2023 property taxes was due earlier this month. If you're a homeowner, either you sent a check to your county treasurer ... Read entire story

Change Leads to Even More Change

The old maxim "The more things change, the more things stay the same" might ring true for some facets of our lives, but it's not true ... Read entire story

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