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Kalyn Heffley Leads Charge at DeKalb Co. Free Fall Fair

Thanks to her experience as a 10-year 4-H'er, Kalyn Heffley feels as prepared as she'll ever be for her next step in ... Read entire story

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What's Making News


Malden Branch First in Fertilizer Sales

A $20 million investment is paying off in a big way for the Co-Alliance branch in Malden, which has just been recognized for being ... Read entire story

ISDA Gets $500,000 Grant to Combat Farm Stress

The Indiana State Department of Agriculture has received a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture National ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


Rain Slows Harvest in Michigan

Widespread and persistent rain showers slowed harvest progress throughout most of the state. There were 2.5 days suitable for fieldwork ... Read entire story

Scattered Showers Slow Fieldwork

Intermittent rains throughout the week hampered harvest progress in much of the state. Soil moisture levels increased from the previous ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


U.S. Dairy Exports, Led by Nonfat Dry Milk, Set a Record in August

U.S. dairy exports continue to excel. August cheese exports totaled 80.6 million pounds, up 18.1 percent from August 2020 and was ... Read entire story

Cheese Sales Get a Boost from Football

You'll recall USDA's preliminary data showed August milk production totaled 18.8 billion pounds, up just 1.1 percent from August 2020 ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns


Blockchain Technology Is Likely to Transform the Dairy Industry

It's likely you have heard the word "blockchain" since it has existed for just over 10 years, but you may not have ... Read entire story

Big Ag Focused on Short-Term

It's a rare honor to be named a MacArthur Foundation Fellow. In fact, in 40 years, only 1,061 Americans have been ... Read entire story

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