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What's Making News


Borrowing Limits Raised for FSA Loans

Higher limits are now available for borrowers interested in USDA's farm loans, which help agricultural producers ... Read entire story

Tom Confirmed as Ambassador to U.N.

U.S. Sen. Todd Young (R-Ind.) last Friday congratulated Kip Tom of Leesburg, on being confirmed to ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


Warmer Weather Arrives in Indiana

Field activity briefly picked up last week during a span of warm, dry weather before mid- to late-week rains soaked ... Read entire story

Mich. Farmers Need Dry Weather

Most regions across the state experienced cooler temperatures and varying levels of precipitation ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


Foreign Competition Weakens U.S. Position in the Corn Export Market

Corn prices held steady last week after the bearish WASDE report projected a 200-million-bushel increase in ... Read entire story

USDA Cuts Milk Output Estimate, Raises Price Projection for 2019

The Agriculture Department lowered its 2019 milk production estimate for the fifth consecutive month in its latest ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns


Planting Good Seeds Important for Both Soil, Children

Spring is here to stay. Ahh, how good it feels to go outside in the warm sunshine! The soil is warming up ... Read entire story

USDA to Cut Meat Inspectors

One tried-and-true tool politicians use to deflect public criticism directed at them is as old as ... Read entire story

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