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Zehring Steer Leads Kosciusko County 4-H Auction

Andon Zehring, Caleb Lechlitner and Riley Shepherd, all 10-year 4-H'ers, were among the youths who collected large premiums in the Kosciusko ... Read entire story

LaPorte Youths Smash Eight Sale Records

Chase Rosenbaum's grand champion barrow sold for a record breaking $16,000 ($58.18 a pound) at the LaPorte County 4-H livestock auction ... Read entire story

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What's Making News


Tips Shared for Increasing Corn Yields

Purdue University corn specialist Dan Quinn spoke about no-till corn challenges during a field day last Thursday at a farm near ... Read entire story

Indiana Farmers Break Record for Cover Crop Acres

In a remarkable achievement for sustainable agriculture, the latest results from the Conservation Tillage Transect survey ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


Wheat Harvest Nears Completion

Winter wheat harvest progress remained ahead of schedule as it approached completion. Topsoil moisture levels increased from the previous week ... Read entire story

Too Much Rain Hurts Corn Crop

Remnants of Hurricane Beryl brought heavy rain and localized flooding across a portion of the state last week ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


2024 Could Be One of the Top 3 Milk Pricing Years on Record

2024 is shaping up to be the third best milk price year on record, according to Corey Geiger, former editor of Hoard's Dairymen Magazine and ... Read entire story

Senate, House Committees Advance Ag Spending Bills

Axios' Victoria Knight reported that the Senate Appropriations Committee approved the Agriculture-FDA spending bill 27-0 last ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns


Indiana Lawmakers Studying How to Further Reduce Property Taxes

Indiana voters elected Otis Bowen as governor in 1972 on a pledge of "visible, lasting and substantial" property tax ... Read entire story

Local USDA Office May Soon Be Your Local Federal Courthouse

The U.S. Supreme Court's June 28 ruling to overturn the Chevron deference was a business-favoring decision to upend 40 years of ... Read entire story

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