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What's Making News


China Pledges to Buy U.S. Farm Products

The Trump administration and China declared a temporary truce last Friday in their 15-month trade war. Yet the ... Read entire story

Study: Milk Aids Chemo Patients

Chemotherapy and other cancer therapies can wreak havoc on the taste buds and olfactory senses, depriving recipients of ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


Rainfall Was Welcomed in Indiana

Moderate rainfall briefly kept combines out of the fields and replenished soil moisture in some areas. ... Read entire story

Farmers Work to Harvest Crops Ahead of First Frost

Cooler temperatures and wet conditions continued to be prevalent across much of the state. There were 4.1 days ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


More Cows, Productivity Growth Fuel Higher Milk Output Forecast

The Agriculture Department again raised its 2019 milk production estimate in its latest World Agricultural Supply and ... Read entire story

Corn, Beans Might Move Higher on Supply Concerns and Trade News

Strong price rallies in both corn and soybeans closed out the week after a mixed reaction on Thursday. ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns


Future of Farmland Ownership a Concern as Aging Farmers Retire

If government and private estimates are accurate, hundreds of millions of American farm acres will have new owners ... Read entire story

Rotational Grazing Creates a Healthy Environment

We have been soil testing our pastures and hay fields for many years and annually for the past 16 years ... Read entire story

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