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  • Ag industry sees need for immigration reform
    Saturday, July 25, 2015 5:00 PM
    Immigration reform is a contentious, often emotional, topic for many Americans. But for U.S. agriculture, it’s mainly a labor issue. 
  • Sorghum proves sweet for FFA member
    Saturday, July 25, 2015 3:00 PM
    Seventeen-year-old Kaitlyn Elliott understands the hard work and dedication that goes into making sorghum. After all, her family has been doing it for at least four generations on their Gravel Switch farm, and the Boyle County teen is continuing that tradition. 
  • Ag land market continues gradual decline
    Saturday, July 25, 2015 1:00 PM
    While current land values have generally trended lower this past year in comparison to the sharp increases of recent years, results of farm and ranch income at year’s end could shift land market dynamics, reported Farmers National Co. 
  • Nominations sought for Hovde Award
    Saturday, July 25, 2015 11:00 AM
    Purdue Extension is accepting nominations for the 2015 Frederick L. Hovde Award of Excellence, given to a Purdue University faculty or staff member who has contributed to the improvement of rural Indiana. 
  • Don’t get ticked off; get smart
    Saturday, July 25, 2015 9:00 AM
    Lyme disease makes the headlines but there are plenty of additional reasons to avoid tick bites. New research highlights the latest in a growing list of tick-borne threats — a distant relative of Lyme that’s easy to confuse with other illnesses. 
  • Tips on overcoming stubborn weeds
    Resistance to herbicides has been a management challenge as long as herbicides have been used for weed control. The introduction of crops with engineered resistance to glyphosate in 1996 prompted most growers to adopt a technology that was easy and efficient. 
  • Soybeans finally in
    With the corn taking off as it is, this is a critical time in our fertility program with the beginning of sidedressing of anhydrous ammonia. This is not a new practice for our farm. 
  • Progress spotty
    Out in the cornfields, things are all over the place. The first plantings of corn around here stayed in the ground for a good two to three weeks before it all came up. 
  • Scouting, sampling
    Pulling samples provided an opportunity to scout. Weed pressure is light, stands look even and populations are on target. 
  • Rain and replanting
    This past week has seen several light rain events keeping soil conditions on the wet side after the big rain event the previous week. It appears that there will be some corn acres that will need to be replanted and also soybeans acres after the big rain from the previous week. 
 



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