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What's Making News


Congress OKs New Safety Net for Dairy

Joe Shultz, staff director for Sen. Debbie Stabenow, announced immediate and much needed changes to the ... Read entire story

Shulers Receive Dairy Promotion Award

Shuler Dairy Farms of Baroda received the Dairy Promoter of the Year award during Great Lakes Regional Dairy ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


Veterinarian: Low Counts Means High Milk Quality

"Every dairy can make quality milk. You just have to decide to do it," said Dr. Brandon Treichler, D.V.M., ... Read entire story

Study: Soil Traits May Predict CWD

Deer infected with chronic wasting disease are doomed to a slow and certain death, eventually wasting ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


USDA Lowers 2018 Forecasts for Milk Production, Class III Price

The Agriculture Department lowered its 2018 milk production forecast for the fourth consecutive ... Read entire story

U.S. Agriculture Relies on Trade, Exporting a Third of Its Production

Over a number of decades, agricultural exports have become increasingly important to the bottom line of ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns


Debt Must Have Greater Purpose Than Paying for Unfunded Tax Cuts

It was an inarguable fact on the southern Illinois dairy farm of my youth that there was no earthly reason my grandfather, ... Read entire story

My Confession—Your Laugh—For Today

Did you ever feel like you are the only person in the world who has done something so embarrassing you just ... Read entire story

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