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What's Making News


Tractor Collectors Unite for Fallen Heroes

On a fine weather day, 43 antique tractor owners participated in a casual drive through southern Elkhart County ... Read entire story

Storm Knocks Out Power to LaPorte Co. Dairy Farm

A LaPorte County dairy farm was still running on a generator the day after a storm Monday afternoon brought down five nearby NIPSCO electrical ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


Another Week of Warm, Wet Weather

Despite above-average rainfall, Indiana farmers were still able to make some planting progress ... Read entire story

Corn Planting Advances to 50%

Producers welcomed much needed warm, dry weather to make good planting progress last week. ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


House Puts Forth Farm Bill Plan

The farm bill renewal process is heating up. The last farm bill, passed in 2018, was set to expire in 2023. No draft legislative text was released ... Read entire story

Soybean Seed Costs Have Jumped 260% Since 1997

The USDA Economic Research Service's Bryn Swearingen and Kate Vaiknoras reported earlier this week that the cost of soybean seeds per acre ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns


Farm Bill Proposals Don't Address Major Issues Facing Rural America

The slowest dance on Capitol Hill, the writing of a new farm bill, gained tempo May 1 when both the House and Senate Ag committees released ... Read entire story

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