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What's Making News


Pumpkin Growers Have Variable Year

This year is shaping up to be a good year for area pumpkin growers. Though some experienced problems with ... Read entire story

Farmers Wary of New Carlisle Development Plans

A group of community members, including several farmers, are pushing back against St. Joseph County's plans to ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


Michigan Farmers Have to Wait Until Fields Dry Out

Most regions in the Lower Peninsula experienced warm temperatures at of the start of the week, but by the weekend, temperatures ... Read entire story

Frost Reported in Northern Indiana

Above average rainfall on already saturated fields slowed harvest progress. Significant mid-week rain events ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


2018 Milk Price Forecast Trimmed, While 2019 Forecast Is Raised

The Agriculture Department raised its 2018 and 2019 milk production estimates in the latest World Agricultural ... Read entire story

Soybean Rally Has Limited Upside

Soybean prices received support with the release of the October crop production report. The lowering of ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns


Garden's Last Stand Didn't Go to Waste, Not Even a Tough Tomato

In the unseasonable heat of mid-September, the yard's many black walnut trees began shedding their heavy ... Read entire story

What Did I Expect?

I never gave any thought to growing older.

In our 20s, youth with all its hopes, dreams and eagerness shines ... Read entire story

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