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  • New White Planter series rolls out
    The new White Planters 9800VE Series machines are the result of AGCO Corp.’s latest investment in technology available from Precision Planting.
  • Landoll introduces new tandem disc harrows
    With the introduction of a new line of 6231 Series models, Landoll Corp. has taken tandem disc harrows to a new level, in part to handle the demands of today’s heavy residue and cool soil conditions.
  • Propane can cut irrigation costs
    Producers who irrigated with emissions-compliant, propane-powered irrigation engines reduced fuel costs by 58 percent in 2015, according to research results from the Propane Education and Research Council’s Propane Farm Incentive Program.
  • 1 ranch, 13 sets of twin calves
    Among the milestones of a cow-calf rancher’s calendar is springtime, when the cute little calves are welcomed to the pasture.
  • Farm animals visit senior citizen complex
    Rainy days weren’t fun at Possum Hollow farm. “It was really muddy when it rained,” Mary Dolan remembers. “It was terrible.”
  • Farmer on a mission
    For the owners of Brandywine Creek Farms, their 2016 resolution is simple: To engage the community and help as many people as possible.
  • Making sure photos click with readers
    Ever since I was little, I always dreamed of being a writer when I grew up, like my dad who is an agriculture journalist. After graduating from Purdue University, I was able to land a job with Indiana AgriNews.
  • Take time to count benefits of trees
    I love being outside and looking up at the trees that stretch toward the sky. But after talking to several arborists this week in preparation for Arbor Day, I have a new-found appreciation for trees.
  • Time to find bounty in farmers markets
    Striped umbrellas and shape tents for farmers markets now are popping up throughout southern Illinois. There’s plenty of spinach, kale, asparagus, onions and other spring veggies to be found during this cooler weather.
  • Purdue professor talks GMOs
    The image of a mad scientist injecting corn with a syringe full of DNA does not accurately portray the use of genetically modified organisms.
  • Developing dairy rations
    There are many ways for dairymen to separate cows on their farms. “There is no one right way, it’s farm specific and you have to consider lots of factors,” said Bill Weiss, professor of dairy cattle nutrition in the Department of Animal Sciences for The Ohio State University.
  • Ex-FFA state officer still connects with ag life
    Less than three years ago, Ethan McNeely could be found proudly sporting his blue FFA corduroy jacket as he served as the 2013-2014 Indiana southern region vice president.
  • Presidential candidates mixed on ag issues
    The Indiana Corn Growers Association and Indiana Soybean Alliance Policy Committee have released a scorecard outlining the positions of presidential candidates on major ag issues.
  • Purdue FarmHouse fraternity builds new home
    If you have had the opportunity to visit the Purdue University campus recently, you may have noticed a building on the corner of State Street where the FarmHouse fraternity used to be located.
  • An agricultural travelogue of Illinois
    AgriNews readers have noticed that we’ve completed our weekly series highlighting each county in Illinois and have moved on to highlight an agriculture career in each issue.

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