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What's Making News


Gingeriches Pin Hopes on Ohio Yogurt Partnership

Bruce Gingerich is pulling up roots and venturing east to pursue a better opportunity in the dairy industry ... Read entire story

Purdue Debuts 'Boiler Tracks'

Purdue Dining and Catering debuted a new ice cream flavor in honor of Purdue University's Sesquicentennial ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


Program Helps Farmers Determine Their Bottom Line

In this rural town, a short drive from Canton, Ohio, Mark Thomas had been running a 400-cow dairy farm for years ... Read entire story

Adequate Water Supply Is Heart of Irrigation System

Drought periods remind all irrigators, and those wishing they had irrigation, the importance of an adequate ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


Low Hog Prices to Start the Year, Then a Seasonal Rebound to $50

Hog prices have been struggling so far this year. USDA reports that live prices in January and February have ... Read entire story

Prices Climb for Seventh Straight Time on Global Dairy Trade Auction

Technical issues delayed reporting of the March 5 Global Dairy Trade auction (GDT), but, once resolved the weighted ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns


Go-It-Alone Approach Doesn't Fly

According to the Roman calendar, the Ides of March was the ancient empire's traditional day to settle debts ... Read entire story

A2 Milk Could Be New Opportunity for Dairy Farmers

Upon attending the Northern Indiana Grazing Conference this year, I visited with quite a few young farmers ... Read entire story

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