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Serve comfort in mouthwatering pork stew and meatballs this fall
Put leftover chicken to work in a ‘delish’ 1-dish casserole
   
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Ag income projections not so bullish for farmers now

Very few changes were made in the October supply and demand report. Corn yield increased 2.5 bushels per acre to a 174.2 national average.
10/15/2014
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Dairy product prices have plunged from record highs

Eyes were on the cash dairy markets last week to see if the previous week’s price declines would continue. They did.
10/15/2014
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Reduced production, record prices dragging down pork trade

USDA is forecasting 51-52 percent lean hogs will average close to $77.60 per cwt. of live weight this year and between $63 per cwt. and $68 per cwt. next year.
10/15/2014
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Prices on the rise for good-quality Indiana timber now

Grain prices are down, but prices are moving up for another Indiana crop: Trees.
10/15/2014
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Buildings ‘speak’ to people even when they aren’t aware
The Language of Houses: How Buildings Speak to Us by Alison Lurie
10/16/2014
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Smart farm dog doubles as one family’s corn retriever
There is a peace to an autumn day fair
a lull that hangs heavy in the air
Calls of blue jays sharp and shrill
Echo over dale and hill
a sense of timelessness pervades
O’er sunlit fields and deep forest glades.
-“Eternal October” by Kathryn Gerwig
10/16/2014
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40 years ago: Illinois buyer acquires Fair Oaks Farms
Recalling Our Roots
10/16/2014
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Fergusons featured at 33rd antique Indiana power show
The 33rd annual Antique Power Steam and Gas Show was Aug. 7-10 at the 4-H fairgrounds in LaGrange, Ind.
10/16/2014
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Experience contributes to success in farming, as life
Many in the older generation complain younger generations are less fit to survive than them. It’s been this way for millennia.
10/16/2014
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Warm up to new recipes for toasty, tasty chili varieties
Whether cooking for a crowd or serving a regular weeknight meal for two, nothing warms the body and pleases the appetite like a bubbling pot of rich, flavorful chili.
10/16/2014
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