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Allegan Co. 4-H Auction Exceeds $600,000

The Allegan County 4-H livestock auction generated more than $600,000 last Wednesday at the Allegan County Fair in ... Read entire story

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What's Making News


Water Expert: Area Aquifers Are Resilient

Some people hold the mistaken belief that agricultural irrigation has a negative impact on local aquifers. One hydrogeologist would ... Read entire story

USDA Forecasts Record Corn Yield

Corn production is forecast at 14.8 billion bushels, up 2 percent from August and up 2 percent from ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


Ideal Weather Good for Harvest

Nearly ideal weather last week allowed harvest to kick off for some producers. Warm temperatures with little ... Read entire story

Window Opens for Harvest of Corn Silage, Hay, Apples

Most of the regions across the State experienced warm, dry weather. Corn continued to mature at a faster pace due to the ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


USDA's Forecast of Record Corn Yield Further Weakens Prices

The USDA crop production report released last Wednesday led to a drop in corn prices as a record yield forecast ... Read entire story

Class 3 Milk Price Expected to Average $15.20 to $16.20 in 2019

Look for the Class III price to average $14.85 to $15.05 per hundredweight, up 35 cents from last month's projection and ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns


Don't Become a Number

September also reminds us of the hazards of farming during National Farm Safety and Health Week, Sept. 16-22. It is the ... Read entire story

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