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What's Making News


Trump Vows Merit-Based Immigration

President Donald Trump didn't speak to agriculture except to say "we love our farmers'' during a rally last ... Read entire story

New Plant in Fort Wayne to Start Up Later This Year

Bottling operations at Walmart's first-of-its-kind milk processing plant in Fort Wayne will be delayed ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


Ideal Conditions for Planting Crops

Higher temperatures and dry weather allowed for rapid planting progress last week.

Conditions were ideal for ... Read entire story

Farmers Make Good Progress, Between Raindrops

Warm, dry weather at the beginning of the week allowed producers to make good planting progress ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


Crop Prices Have Plenty of Upside Potential if Demand Holds Firm

The USDA released the first projections for U.S. corn and soybean supply and demand in the 2018-19 marketing year on May 10. Forecasts for both ... Read entire story

Light May Be Shining at the End of Dairy Industry's Long Tunnel

The Agriculture Department lowered its 2018 milk production forecast in the latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns


Opposing Groups View Conaways Farm Bill as a Losing Proposition

There's something fundamentally wrong with a legislative process that delivers a farm bill so deeply ... Read entire story

On Dairy Crisis, Congress Silent

Farm Women United, a grassroots association organized by farm women who are fed up with decades of being ignored and silenced by ... Read entire story

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