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Stookey, Egolf Show Holstein Winners

Holstein exhibitors from Leesburg, Elkhart and Churubusco were among the big winners at the Indiana State Holstein Show last ... Read entire story

Indiana Cheese Trail Begins at Osceola Farm

For the Indiana dairy industry, the clever ideas just keep flowing.

During the kickoff of a statewide agritourism promotion, DeKalb ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


Crop Conditions Good in Michigan

Nearly 30 percent of the State was experiencing severe drought conditions. There were 5.8 days suitable for fieldwork ... Read entire story

Variable Rainfall Seen in Indiana

Crop conditions remained stable despite inconsistencies in rainfall. Soil moisture levels decreased slightly from the previous week, with 80 percent ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


$150 Million in Dairy Purchases Included in Emergency Food Aid

The Agriculture Department announced additional COVID relief now that the Food Box program has ended. StoneX Dairy's Director ... Read entire story

Fertilizer Markets Boom on Mixed Fundamentals, Record Crop Prices

International fertilizer markets are currently experiencing an unseasonal boost in prices and demand, with some prices hitting historical ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns


Farming Philosophy, Not 'Branding'

If up is up and down is down, it makes sense then that organic food—especially food that carries the U.S. Department of Agriculture's treasured "USDA ... Read entire story

June Is Dairy Month

In 1962, Dad bought a Jersey dairy calf for 4-H from Dan Snider in New Paris. He bought milking equipment from his grandpa in 1965 and began selling milk ... Read entire story

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