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  1. The Thumb area will have over 600 wind turbines in place or planned this year, according to a Michigan Public Service Commission report.

    Michigan's Thumb quickly becoming state's wind turbine capitol

    • Aug. 27, 2014

    AKRON TWP., MI -- Michigan's Thumb area is well know for the diversity of crop production, from carrots to strawberries to wheat, hay, corn, soybeans, sugar beets and some of the finest dairy herds in Michigan.

  1. Michigan's 2014 cherry harvest nearly complete

    • Aug. 27, 2014

    SAUGATUCK, MI -- The specter of 2012 still casts a long, dark shadow over Michigan's tree fruit landscape, but for hundreds of west-coast cherry growers, that too-recent memory is making even an average year feel like a win. The families who produce one of the state's most distinctive crops--tart or sweet--will soon close the books on 2014 with a satisfied smile.

  2. Cows filled every corner at Michigan Dairy Expo

    • Aug. 27, 2014

    EAST LANSING, MI -- With cows in every corner and dairy as the center of the universe, the Michigan Dairy Expo was held July 21-25th at the Michigan State University Pavilion in East Lansing, MI.

THIS WEEK'S EDITION

  1. Ohio crop update: Cooler temps help relieve some stress issues

    • Aug. 27, 2014

    REYNOLDSBURG, OH -- Rain combined with significantly cooler than normal temperatures helped alleviate some moisture stress issues this week. There …

  1. Coalition: Collaboration needed to address water issues
  2. Statewide partnership brings conservation milestone
  3. Twenty Ohioans participating in intensive ag leadership program
  4. Ohio crop update: Dry weather promotes fieldwork

CALENDARS

  1. Auction Calendar

    • Aug. 27, 2014

    6PM/10AM- LAPORTE, IN. Cattle Sale. For Info: Lamoreaux Auction & Appraisal 616-822-0101 (07/30, 08/20)

MARKET OUTLOOK

  1. Weekly Price Outlook: Corn, soy acreage size debated

    • Aug. 27, 2014

    The debate about the size of the USDA's final estimate of the 2014 U.S. average corn and soybean yields continues, with the market apparently …

  1. Weekly Price Outlook: Prospects for corn consumption
  2. Weekly Price Outlook: Where will beef cows expand?
  3. Weekly Price Outlook: Scoring the 2014 corn crop
  4. Weekly Price Outlook:

MSU EXTENSION AG NEWS

PURDUE EXTENSION AG NEWS

INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE NEWS

USDA LATEST NEWS

  1. Auction Calendar

    6PM/10AM- LAPORTE, IN. Cattle Sale. For Info: Lamoreaux Auction & Appraisal 616-822-0101 (07/30, 08/20)...

      Aug. 27, 2014
  2. Weekly Price Outlook: Prospects for corn consumption

    With expectations of a record large U.S. corn crop in 2014, market attention will soon shift to prospects for corn consumption....

      Aug. 20, 2014
  3. Michigan's 2014 cherry harvest nearly complete

    SAUGATUCK, MI -- The specter of 2012 still casts a long, dark shadow over Michigan's tree fruit landscape, but for hundreds of west-coast cherry growers, that too-recent memory is making even an average year feel like a win. The families who produce one...

      Aug. 27, 2014
  4. Michigan's Thumb quickly becoming state's wind turbine capitol

    AKRON TWP., MI -- Michigan's Thumb area is well know for the diversity of crop production, from carrots to strawberries to wheat, hay, corn, soybeans, sugar beets and some of the finest dairy herds in Michigan....

      Aug. 27, 2014
  5. Cows filled every corner at Michigan Dairy Expo

    EAST LANSING, MI -- With cows in every corner and dairy as the center of the universe, the Michigan Dairy Expo was held July 21-25th at the Michigan State University Pavilion in East Lansing, MI....

      Aug. 27, 2014
  6. Spinach could lead to alternative energy more powerful than Popeye

    WEST LAFAYETTE, IN -- Spinach gave Popeye super strength, but it also holds the promise of a different power for a group of scientists: the ability to convert sunlight into a clean, efficient alternative fuel....

      Aug. 20, 2014
  7. Michigan crop update: Some crops showing drought stress

    EAST LANSING, MI -- There were 6.2 days suitable for fieldwork in Michigan during the week ending August 10, according to the USDA, NASS, Great Lakes Region....

      Aug. 20, 2014
  8. Southeastern Michigan loses respected farm leader

    HOWELL, MI -- Michigan's agricultural community lost a beloved member recently with the untimely death of 56-year-old Richard (Rick) Kawalski of Howell. A widely respected family man deeply involved in his community and the local farming industry,...

      Aug. 27, 2014
  9. Thumb area 4-H'er wins Michigan Jersey Queen

    PRESCOTT, MI -- Melanie Provoast just finished her senior year at Standish-Sterling High School and is enrolled at Saginaw Valley State University (SVSU) this fall....

      Aug. 20, 2014
  10. Coalition: Collaboration needed to address water issues

    COLUMBUS, OH -- In the wake of the recent crisis in Toledo, the Healthy Water Ohio (HwO) coalition gathered at Grand Lake St. Marys to discuss collaborative solutions to the state's water resource challenges....

      Aug. 27, 2014
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