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LaPorte Couple Wins Top AFBF Award

Winners of the Young Farmers and Ranchers Achievement Award competition were announced Monday at the American Farm Bureau Federation's ... Read entire story

U.S. Ag Emissions Far Less Than World's

Critics often point out that significant greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions come from farming. But, as one air quality specialist pointed out in ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


Scientists Develop Wheat with Climate Resiliency

Agricultural Research Service scientists are practicing "tough love" when it comes to preparing wheat for the climate challenges ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


Reduced Market Hog Inventory Supports Positive Pig Report

The USDA's December Hogs and Pigs report places the Dec. 1 inventory of all hogs and pigs at 74.2 million head, down about 1 percent from ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns


Extended Period of High Inflation Would Strain Local Govt. Budgets

The property tax is the biggest source of tax revenue for most Indiana local governments, and they were worried about the effect of the ... Read entire story

Even in Winter, Thoughts Turn to Deep-Fried Oreos, Elephant Ears

A couple weeks before Christmas, I came across a social media post from a county fair in this area that featured two photos, one with battered, ... Read entire story

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