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Senate Panel OKs Bill on Foreign Ownership of Indiana Farmland

A bill banning foreign ownership of Indiana farmland received unanimous approval this week from the Senate Agriculture Committee ... Read entire story

Werling Embraces No-Till Farming, Cover Crops

Michael Werling runs a corn, soybean, wheat and oats operation in Decatur, Ind. just south of Allen County. His great-great- great-grandfather ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


Purdue Launches Fruit Growers Chilling Hours Tool

Purdue University's Midwestern Regional Climate Center has launched its new interactive chilling hours tool. Growers now can more closely ... Read entire story

Survey Paints Harsh Reality of EPA Herbicide Strategy

The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed pesticide registration plans to meet its Endangered Species Act obligations that could ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


Milk Output Falls 1.1% from 2023

Dairy farm milk production continues to struggle and remained below a year ago for the seventh consecutive month. The Agriculture ... Read entire story

Don Lamb Talks Ag Trade in Cuba

Last week, Indiana State Department of Agriculture Director Don Lamb joined the National Assn. of State Departments of Agriculture on a trade ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns


Homeowner Property Tax Bills Will See a Modest Increase in 2024

Last year, Indiana homeowners were hit with property tax bill increases averaging 17%, an extraordinary increase. Will it happen again in ... Read entire story

Dad Never Had a Bad Day Fishing

While my father milked cows and farmed for almost 50 years, I never heard him say he loved—or, for that matter, even liked—either ... Read entire story

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