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What's Making News


Farm Bill Is Topic of Farm Show Session

Bob White, director of national government relations with Indiana Farm Bureau, will discuss the 2018 ... Read entire story

Trump Vows to Expand Broadband Connectivity for Rural America

Connecting with rural Americans, President Donald Trump on Monday hailed his tax overhaul as a ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


Proper Storage Maintains Quality of Harvested Crops

When a crop is harvested, it begins the decay process through respiration. As growers, our task is to ... Read entire story

Animals Need Extra Care in Winter

Winter is upon us! Preparing for and utilizing a few easy techniques on your farm will help you ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


USDA Projects Lean Year for Milk Prices; Feed Costs Hold Steady

The Agriculture Department announced the December federal order Class III milk price at $15.44 per hundredweight,... Read entire story

Sluggish Corn, Soybean Exports Mean Higher Ending Stocks

On Jan. 12, the USDA will release a flood of reports that will provide some clarifying information for ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns


Big Ag Turns to 'Sound Science' to Undermine Good Public Policy

For more than 20 years, farm and ranch groups, Congress and Big Agbiz have used the phrase "sound science" like ... Read entire story

Cold and Snow, with More on the Way

January sure came in with a blast, a blast of arctic air and snow that is. Of course, that comes ... Read entire story

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