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Area Youths Show State Fair Winners

Area 4-H'ers were among the big winners in the Indiana State Fair's 4-H Grand Drive Sunday night in the coliseum. After ... Read entire story

Sparks Sweeps Her Competition

Kyla Sparks of Cassopolis left the Cass County (Mich.) Fair in Cassopolis with two major accomplishments this year ... Read entire story

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What's Making News


Walorski Remembered as a Champion for Farmers

Indiana agriculture has lost a strong ally, as Jackie Walorski, 2nd District Congresswoman from Elkhart, was one of four people killed in a ... Read entire story

Farm Real Estate Values Up 13%

The 2022 average Indiana farm real estate value, including land and buildings, averaged $8,000 per acre, according to Nathanial Warenski, ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


Rain Brings Relief to Indiana Crops

Scattered showers throughout the state helped maintain crop and pasture conditions.

Soil moisture levels decreased slightly from the ... Read entire story

Farmers See Mixed Bag of Weather

Farmers welcomed several rain events across the state last week. There were 4.6 days suitable for fieldwork.

Rain came as a relief to crops in the Northern Lower ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


Farming Finances Are Tightening

Finances are getting tighter on the farm. The Agriculture Department announced the July federal order Class III benchmark milk price at ... Read entire story

Michigan Wheat Trials Released

A vital piece of the Michigan Wheat Program's research agenda was released last week with publication of the 10th consecutive ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns


Think About Your Purpose When Clipping the Pasture

My wife calls me a procrastinator sometimes, but I'd rather think of it as "waiting for the right moment" to start something ... Read entire story

Forty Billion Reasons to Go Green

If American farmers and ranchers really want to live the oft-repeated boast that they are "the first environmentalists," ... Read entire story

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