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$15,000 Steer Leads Kosciusko 4-H Auction

Kosciusko County 4-H'ers earned $417,987.41 on 478 lots during last Friday's annual livestock ... Read entire story

LaPorte Co. Auction Earns $403,521

The LaPorte County Fair livestock auction took place last Friday where 4-H'ers sold 638 lots of animals raising ... Read entire story

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What's Making News


In NAFTA Plan, Trump Wants to Cut Trade Deficit with Mexico

President Donald Trump vowed Monday to boost U.S. manufacturing by cutting the $64 billion trade ... Read entire story

Reeds, Wolheters Young Farmer Finalists

Finalists have been selected for two of Indiana Farm Bureau's Young Farmer awards, the Excellence ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


Timely Showers Help Crop Growth

Although most of the state experienced several rain events, the timely showers and warm temperatures proved ... Read entire story

54% of Corn Crop in Good Condition

Rain early in the week continued to impede field-work. Warm, humid, stormy weather was followed by ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


As Heat Wave Sets in, Corn Market Begins Figuring in Lower Yields

According to a University of Illinois agricultural economist, recent volatility in corn prices indicates ... Read entire story

Crop Insurance Caps Would Have Unintended Consequences

Means testing measures like adjusted gross income (AGI) limits would have unintended consequences ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns


Broadband Internet Remains Out of Reach for Many

Twelve years ago this month, the lovely Catherine and I moved from a three-story, oak-lined Victorian ... Read entire story

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