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Brother's Service Inspires Wixom Donation

Strong support in the beef and swine sales helped the Allegan County 4-H livestock auction reach $639,243.58 in receipts ... Read entire story

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What's Making News


China to Lift Tariffs on U.S. Pork, Beans

China will lift punitive tariffs imposed on U.S. soybeans and pork in a trade war with Washington, a state news agency said last ... Read entire story

Polk to Host National IH Auction

Collectors of International Harvester tractors, equipment and memorabilia will be coming from around the country to ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


Apple Harvest Picks Up, as Storms Soak Michigan

Storms curtailed fieldwork across most of the state. There were 4 days suitable for fieldwork ... Read entire story

Hot, Dry Weather Stresses Crops

Late planted Indiana corn and soybeans continued to suffer due to lack of adequate rainfall last week. Below ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


Block Cheddar Price Climbs to the Highest Point in Five Years

Block Cheddar cheese hit the highest price in almost five years and is the highest priced cheese in the world ... Read entire story

Easing of Trade Tensions Creates Pricing Opportunity for Soybeans

Last week's price rally in the soybean market relied on the prospects of easing trade tensions with China. The potential ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns


Restoring the Link to the Land

The modern grocery shopping experience provides an overwhelming selection of fresh produce, whether the item ... Read entire story

Tariff Payments Aren't the Panacea

You know you're deep in the rabbit hole when bad news—say, a government report that shows steep cuts in anticipated ... Read entire story

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