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  1. Sugarbeet Seed Week meetings will help in variety selection

    • Nov. 26, 2014

    MT. PLEASANT, MI -- When selecting sugarbeet varieties for the 2015 planting season, consider multiple factors including yield, sugar content, disease and pest resistance.

  2. Monroe County hosts 53rd annual ag banquet

    • Nov. 26, 2014

    IDA, MI -- Monday, Dec. 8 will be the 53rd Monroe County Agriculture Banquet and the 52nd Monroe County Conservation District annual meeting. This combined banquet and meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at the Prince of Peace Community Center, 1920 Lewis Avenue, Ida, MI.

THIS WEEK'S EDITION

  1. Indiana crop update: Cold hampers harvest

    • Nov. 26, 2014

    WEST LAFAYETTE, IN -- Cold and wet wintry weather continued to make harvest slower than normal as farmers are trying to finish up corn and soybeans…

  1. Schweiss Doors now come with option of backup power source
  2. Michigan Greenhouse Growers Expo is Dec. 9-11 in Grand Rapids
  3. Ohio crop update: Harvest nearly done
  4. Michigan crop update: UP gets 3 feet of snow

CALENDARS

  1. Auction Calendar

    • Nov. 26, 2014

    ONLINE ONLY. Tractors, farm equipment, trailers, hay equipment, dozers, pickups, ATV's etc. For Info: Big Iron 1-800-937-3558 (11/19)

MARKET OUTLOOK

  1. Weekly Price Outlook:

    • Nov. 26, 2014

    Recent USDA reports have left some unresolved questions about the magnitude of planted and harvested acreage of corn and soybeans in 2014.

  1. Weekly Price Outlook: USDA reports bring some surprises, particularly for corn
  2. Weekly Price Outlook: Corn, soybean consumption at mixed pace
  3. Weekly Price Outlook:
  4. Weekly Price Outlook: Crop storage issues may be less severe than anticipated

MSU EXTENSION AG NEWS

PURDUE EXTENSION AG NEWS

INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE NEWS

USDA LATEST NEWS

  1. Sugarbeet Seed Week meetings will help in variety selection

    MT. PLEASANT, MI -- When selecting sugarbeet varieties for the 2015 planting season, consider multiple factors including yield, sugar content, disease and pest resistance....

      Nov. 26, 2014
  2. MSU forestry student receives grant to study in Costa Rica

    EAST LANSING, MI -- Clarice Esch, a doctoral student in the Michigan State University (MSU) Department of Forestry, recently received a grant through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program to conduct research in Costa Rica....

      Nov. 26, 2014
  3. Farmland values due for a slight decline, Purdue analyst says

    WEST LAFAYETTE, IN -- With crop prices at multiyear lows and interest rates expected to inch up over the next few years, a Purdue University agricultural economist believes the decade-long increase in farmland values might soon be over....

      Nov. 26, 2014
  4. Indiana crop update: Cold hampers harvest

    WEST LAFAYETTE, IN -- Cold and wet wintry weather continued to make harvest slower than normal as farmers are trying to finish up corn and soybeans, according to the USDA, NASS, Great Lakes Region....

      Nov. 26, 2014
  5. Schweiss Doors now come with option of backup power source

    Schweiss Hydraulic Doors can now be opened or closed during an unexpected power outage with a remote-operated DC Battery-Motorized backup control system. All you have to do is simply press "Up," and your hydraulic door opens. They are also engineered...

      Nov. 26, 2014
  6. Local companies recognized at 2014 Green Agribusiness Awards

    LANSING, MI -- Agribusinesses from across Michigan gathered in September in Lansing for recognition by the Michigan Agri-Business Association (MABA) with 2014 "Green Agribusiness Awards."...

      Nov. 19, 2014
  7. Auction Calendar

    ONLINE ONLY. Tractors, farm equipment, trailers, hay equipment, dozers, pickups, ATV's etc. For Info: Big Iron 1-800-937-3558 (11/19)...

      Nov. 26, 2014
  8. MBPN seeks nominations for 2015 Barn of the Year

    LANSING, MI -- The Michigan Barn Preservation Network (MBPN) is requesting submission for the 2015 Barn of the Year....

      Nov. 26, 2014
  9. Michigan Greenhouse Growers Expo is Dec. 9-11 in Grand Rapids

    GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- The Michigan Greenhouse Growers Expo takes place Dec. 9-11, 2014 at the Devos Place Conference Center in Grand Rapids, MI, in conjunction with the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market Expo. This year there will be 15...

      Nov. 26, 2014
  10. Michigan crop update: UP gets 3 feet of snow

    EAST LANSING, MI -- There were 4.6 days suitable for fieldwork in Michigan during the week ending November 16, according to the USDA, NASS, Great Lakes Region....

      Nov. 26, 2014
  11. Weekly Price Outlook:

    Recent USDA reports have left some unresolved questions about the magnitude of planted and harvested acreage of corn and soybeans in 2014. According to a University of Illinois agricultural economist, the questions stem from the large differences between ...

      Nov. 26, 2014
  12. USDA awards MSU Extension a $720,000 AgrAbility grant

    EAST LANSING, MI -- Michigan State University Extension and Michigan Easter Seals have received a four-year, $720,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture AgrAbility program to assist farm operators and ...

      Nov. 26, 2014
  13. Venus continues greatness at All American Jersey Show & North American Int'l Livestock Expo

    LOUISVILLE -- TJ Classic Minister Venus-ET exhibited by Nic, Jeni, Ben and Andy Sauder, Tremont, Illinois continued her winning ways at the All American Jersey Show at the North American International Livestock Exposition in Louisville, Kentucky....

      Nov. 26, 2014
  14. Association announces 10 Michigan breeders with most registered Angus

    LANSING, MI -- The 10 producers who registered the most Angus beef cattle in the state of Michigan recorded a total of 329 Angus with the American Angus Association during fiscal year 2014, which ended Sept. 30, according to Bryce Schumann, Association...

      Nov. 12, 2014
  15. Unique bioprocessing facility to be featured on UI campus

    URBANA, IL -- University, state, and industry officials came together on Oct. 22 to celebrate the announcement of a unique facility coming to the University of Illinois campus....

      Nov. 19, 2014
  16. Ohio crop update: Harvest nearly done

    REYNOLDSBURG, OH -- Cold, dry weather helped dry out the crops that remained in the field last week. According to the USDA, NASS, Great Lakes Region, there were 5.1 days suitable for fieldwork in Ohio during the week ending November 16....

      Nov. 26, 2014
  17. Monroe County hosts 53rd annual ag banquet

    IDA, MI -- Monday, Dec. 8 will be the 53rd Monroe County Agriculture Banquet and the 52nd Monroe County Conservation District annual meeting. This combined banquet and meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at the Prince of Peace Community Center, 1920 Lewis...

      Nov. 26, 2014
  18. Weekly Price Outlook: USDA reports bring some surprises, particularly for corn

    Based on the worn adage that "big crops get bigger," analysts generally expected the USDA's November Crop Production report to contain larger forecasts for the size of the current U.S. corn and soybean harvest. According to a University of Illinois...

      Nov. 19, 2014
  19. MSU Dept. of Animal Science seeks Dairy Farmer of the Year

    EAST LANSING, MI -- Nominations for the 2015 Michigan State University (MSU) Dairy Farmer of the Year Award are currently being accepted by the MSU Department of Animal Science....

      Nov. 5, 2014
  20. National FFA Organization selects 2014-15 officers

    LOUISVILLE -- Students from Georgia, Arkansas, Colorado, Tennessee, Kentucky and New Mexico have been elected by delegates from throughout the United States to serve on the 2014-15 National FFA Officer team....

      Nov. 12, 2014
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