EPA Speaks Up on The Clean Water Act

  The EPA has been faced with the challenge of explaining their logic to the ag community where the Waters of the U.S. are concerned. That was no different at this week’s NACD Soil Health Forum in Indianapolis Ellen Gillinsky,

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Some Late Crops Beginning to Catch Up

In southwest Indiana 2014 could be shaping up as the tale of two very different seasons, at least for some farmers. In Dubois County Kevin Kalb had a terribly rainy spring but finally the crops are catching up after 3

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Hurt Sees Retail Pork Prices Declining

Purdue University Ag Economist Chris Hurt expects retail pork prices to continue increasing to record highs this summer. However – Hurt also expects those increases to level off in the fall and then move lower into the winter as producers

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Why I Farm: Martin Marr

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Farm Credit invests $50,000 in Indiana FFA Leadership Center

Farm Credit Mid-America, an agricultural lending cooperative serving farmers, rural residents and agribusinesses throughout Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee, contributed $50,000 to the Indiana FFA Foundation to make improvements to the Indiana FFA Leadership Center, located in Trafalgar, IN. The Indiana

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Ag Senators Express Frustrations, Concerns to EPA Administrator

  Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy met with Senate Ag Committee Republicans Tuesday – according to The Hagstrom Report. Mississippi’s Thad Cochran told McCarthy the Waters of the U.S. proposal and agriculture interpretive rule are a source of uncertainty,

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Late-season Herbicide Applications may be Ineffective

For farmers seeing weeds in their crop fields this late in the growing season, hand-rouging and pulling them by hand may be the best way to remove them, more so than using a herbicide, a weed scientist says. “The majority


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July 24th Closing Comment With Arlan Suderman

              Corn Exporters sold an impressive 56.5 million bushels of corn, although just 11.5 million of it was for old-crop corn. The old-crop sales were down from 22.6 million bushels the previous week and


Jim Riley Market Review for 7/24/2014

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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