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Sluggish Export Pace Keeps Corn Prices from Moving Up

The U.S. Department of Agriculture released its latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates, or WASDE on March 8. The WASDE report contained significant ... Read entire story

12 Honored for Ag Contributions During ANR Week

The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) at Michigan State University honored 12 leaders in agriculture and natural resources ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations

MSU Researchers Identify Corn Tar Spot Strategies

A successful growing season for farmers requires a delicate balance. Take water as an example. Not enough, and plant development will be ... Read entire story

NOAA: La Nina-Driven Weather Has Ended

After three nasty years, the La Nina weather phenomenon that increases Atlantic hurricane activity and worsens western drought is gone, the National Oceanic and ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News

USDA Increases Milk Production, Marketing Estimates for 2023

The Agriculture Department raised its 2023 U.S. milk production estimate in the March 6 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report (WASDE), citing a ... Read entire story

Seed Trade Group Announces Farm Bill Priorities

The American Seed Trade Assn. on Monday released its policy recommendations for the 2023 Farm Bill. The recommendations fall under the following ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns

Abusive, Illegal Labor Is the Price Americans Pay for Cheap Food

Less than a month after the revelation that a Wisconsin-based contractor, Packers Sanitation Services Inc. (or PSSI), had illegally hired at least ... Read entire story

In a Moment, Your Life Can Change

Life is often marked by a series of defining events: graduations, marriage, the birth of a child or grandchild, or in our case the day our 2-year-old ... Read entire story

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