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What's Making News


New Trade Agreement to Boost Ag Exports to Canada, Mexico

The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) officially entered into force on July 1, marking the culmination of ... Read entire story

Dillon Sheiss an Indiana Star Farmer

Dillon Sheiss, a 2020 graduate of Columbia City High School, became one of this year's Stars Over Indiana at the virtual FFA ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


Extreme Heat Creates Stressful Conditions for Crops

A hot, dry week had many producers wishing for rain. There were 6.8 days suitable for field-work. ... Read entire story

Hot, Dry Weather Stresses Crops

Hot, dry weather persisted throughout most of the state, though scattered early week rains brought relief to some ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


Corn Prices Move Higher After Release of Bullish USDA Report

The Acreage and Grain Stocks reports, released on June 30, produced some surprises for the corn market, according to University of ... Read entire story

Retail Demand Lifting Cheese Prices

CME prices entered National Ice Cream Month stronger, except for butter and powder. The Fourth of July holiday shortened week ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns


Public Good Needs Government Investment

If the ill-tempered and deadly first half of 2020 had been a first-calf heifer on the dairy farm of my youth, my father would ... Read entire story

Share Your Ice Cream Stats!

An entire month dedicated to ice cream. Does it get any better?

Thank you, President Ronald Reagan. In 1984, he proclaimed ... Read entire story

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