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What's Making News


Area Farmers Share Farm Bill Concerns

There's a lot riding on the outcome of the 2018 Farm Bill: Crop insurance, dairy safety net, agricultural research ... Read entire story

Martin Family Operates Nation's First Sand-Bedded Robotic Dairy

What started as an idea for three brothers to combine their dairy herds and build a new facility, has ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


Wet Conditions Slow Crop Harvest

Existing wet conditions and additional rainfall during the beginning and end of the week continued to slow ... Read entire story

Corn Harvest Two-Thirds Finished

Snow accumulation in some northern Michigan locations restricted harvest activities. Further south... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


Australian Lamb Imports Bounce Back; U.S. Slaughter Prices Soften

>Uncertain imports have fueled the run-up and then drop in the feeder and slaughter lamb markets this ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns


And I Am Thankful

The hands of the clock are approaching midnight, a rare late night for this girl. A cat is curled at my ... Read entire story

Remember Food Safety During Holidays

There should be no exceptions to the rules when it comes to keeping foods safe, and the holidays ... Read entire story

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