Indiana Farmer on a Mission at Commodity Classic

The 20th Commodity Classic is underway returning to Phoenix where the first was held. Many of the nation’s corn, soybean, wheat and sorghum growers are here for the nice weather, but more importantly they’re looking for ways to improve their

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Biological Farming Workshop Teaches Growers to Maximize Soils

As spring planting season rolls around, farmers are gathering last minute info on how to maximize their dollar this year. Pro-Soil Ag Solutions urges farmers to utilize biological fertilizer and soil management practices in 2015. A healthy biological foundation will


USDA Provides Extension to Update Base Acres or Yield History for ARC/PLC Programs

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that a one-time extension will be provided to producers for the new safety-net programs established by the 2014 Farm Bill, known as Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC). The final day

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USDA Releases Data Showing How Trans Pacific Partnership Benefits All 50 States

In conjunction with a series of Made in Rural America Executive Actions announced today by President Obama and the White House, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released data today showing the opportunities for agriculture of the Trans Pacific Partnership

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IBCA Honors Industry’s Best at Awards Banquet

The Indiana Beef Cattle Association (IBCA) honored the state’s top cattlemen and women at their Annual Convention on February 21st at the Four Winds Resort in Bloomington. In spite of Mother Nature’s wintry blast, beef producers from across the state

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The Commodity Classic Trade Show: A lot has Changed in 20 years.

  Over the past 20 years, farming has changed and the products growers use have changed dramatically from what was on the trade show floor in 1995. At the first Classic trade show, seed treatments were just coming onto the


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Closing Comments Corn Corn finishes week on a strong note supported by Brazil truckers strike and safrinha corn delays. It was a roller coaster ride for corn futures, with March corn dropping to its lowest level since February 3rd mid-week,


Jim Riley Market Review for 2/27/2015

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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Indiana Farmer on a Mission at Commodity Classic