Farmland Movie Debuts in New York City

The movie Farmland, which tells the story of 6 young farmers, made its debut in New York City last evening. The movie, produced in cooperation with the US Farmers and Ranchers Alliance, has been shown to farmer audiences around the

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Time to Consider Winter Annual Burndown

All across Indiana it is getting very green as spring conditions are finally here, but that also means weeds are poking through, including pesky weeds in farm fields. Purdue Extension weed specialist Travis Legleiter says start scouting fields for winter

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Food Manufacturers Say Proposed Animal Feed Rule Costly, Bad Policy

Food manufacturers send a lot of their waste to be turned into animal feed – including expired marshmallows, broken crackers and orange peels. Bloomberg reports the Food and Drug Administration’s proposed animal feed rule under the Food Safety Modernization Act

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Why I Farm: Loretta Lyons

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Rep. Larry Bucshon (left) poses with Indiana Farm Bureau President Don Villwock.

Indiana Farm Bureau ELECT Endorses Primary Candidates

Indiana Farm Bureau ELECT, the political action committee of Indiana Farm Bureau, has endorsed Rep. Susan Brooks in the primary race for Indiana’s 5th Congressional District. The 5th District encompasses all or part of Blackford, Boone, Grant, Hamilton, Howard, Madison,


Patience is Key for Farmers Ready to Till, Plant Fields

Farmers who are antsy to get into their fields to complete tillage operations and plant corn should do their best to stay patient, two Purdue Extension agronomists say. Brutally cold, snowy winter months throughout Indiana have given way to a cold,

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Cold Nights Hurting Early Season Weed Control

An uncharacteristic hard freeze hit Indiana Tuesday evening, and overnight lows will remain in the 40s for the next few days. This may pose problems for early season weed control. Growers would like to get their burndown weed program started


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April 17th Closing Comment With Arlan Suderman

  Corn Exporters sold 31.3 million bushels of corn in the week ending April 10, including 23.7 million old-crop bushels. The old-crop sales were down from 25.9 million bushels sold the previous week and down from the five-year average for


Jim Riley Market Review for 4/17/2014

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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