Plant Health Improvement as Crop Tour Moves West Across Indiana

The 2014 Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour that started Monday has yielded an expected improvement of crop conditions as it moved from Ohio west into Indiana and then Illinois by Tuesday. Ty Higgins is a farm broadcaster with Ohio Ag

Chris Hurt

Demand Will Not Help 2014 Crop Prices

Typically when US corn prices fall due to a large crop, world buyers step in to buy US corn at these lower prices. According to Purdue Ag Economist Dr. Chris Hurt, that may not happen with the 2014 crop, “Exports

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Farm Bureau PAC Announces Bucshon, Rokita Endorsements

Indiana Farm Bureau ELECT, the political action committee of Indiana Farm Bureau, has announced its support for Congressman Larry Bucshon for US House of Representatives.  ELECT is a non-partisan political organization that supports candidates who are evaluated for their commitment

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Purdue Extension Assisting Feasibility of Regional Food Hubs

  will host meetings throughout Indiana for specialty-crop producers, wholesalers and community leaders to help the Indiana State Department of Agriculture assess the potential for a statewide network of regional food hubs.  The nine sessions will be held from Aug. 26


Tyson Plans to Find Other Export Markets after China Bans

Tyson Foods plans on seeking other export markets for pork products that were recently banned from China because of ractopamine use.  Last week, USDA announced China was barring future imports of pork from six U.S. processing plants and six cold

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Indiana East Central Pro Farmer Tour corn at 186 BPA

Monday was day one of the 2014 Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour and the eastern tour group cut a swath from central Ohio to central Indiana before calling it a day. Twelve groups of crop scouts made the trip and


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August 20th Market Updates With Arlan Suderman

Corn The Department of Energy reports that ethanol stocks rose to 18.3 million barrels in the week ending August 15, up from 17.8 million the previous week and up from 16.5 million the previous year. Ethanol production rose to 937K


Jim Riley Market Review for 8/20/2014

Agriculture today is not what it was a decade ago and the futures market that is at the heart of the world farm economy has changed dramatically in just the past few years. Electronic trading and speculative funds have rendered

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