The citrus sale for Randolph Central FFA Chapter has begun. Each year members of the local chapter contact friends, neighbors, and relatives to purchase a wide array of products, which are, of…

If you are a new farmer or just considering the idea, you are invited to register for the Beginning Farmer East Regional Workshop. The event is 8:30 a.m.- 4 p.m., Oct. 28, at  Randolph County …

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An innovative online tool developed by a Purdue University engineering professor will allow farmers to process data collected from their fields without requiring them to share it with third-pa…

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Be alert. Slow down. Share the road. That’s the important safety message coming from several state agencies, who are urging motorists to watch out for slow-moving farm equipment this harvest season.

 Philip A. Howell of Winchester has been elected as a delegate to the 134rd Annual American Angus Association Convention of Delegates on Nov. 6 at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Wort…

   Randolph County Council on Wednesday in three consecutive readings adopted the preliminary county operating budget for 2018. The budget now awaits final approval by the state Department of …

In Thursday's print edition, find a page of photos featuring  two recent events in Randolph County —  the grand opening of Sutton’s Grocery Store in Union City and the 100th anniversary of the…

  It was Aug. 22, 1949 when Bud and Betty Sickels married 68 years ago in the same house they live in today. That home is settled on the Sickels farm, long a Randolph County fixture, south of …

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John Welbourn Thursday was named State Line Heritage Days Farmer of the Year. Welbourn could not attend the ceremony and  son-in-law, Wade Hunt accepted the award on his behalf.

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    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will issue $34 million to help agricultural producers recover from 2017 natural disasters through the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees and Farm-raised Fish Program (ELAP), which covers losses not covered by certain other USDA disaster assistance programs. These payments are being made available today, and they are part of a broader USDA effort to help producers recover from hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, wildfires and drought. A large portion of this assistance will be made available in federally designated disaster areas.

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(Washington DC)--The House Committee on Agriculture today approved the “Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018” (H.R. 2), which includes several provisions important to U.S. pork producers. The 2018 Farm Bill is strongly supported by the National Pork Producers Council.

Farmers will be hitting the fields…well, soon…whenever Mother Nature decides it is spring and the rain lets up. Once that happens, the farmers will be gearing-up for the planting season. That also means drivers will be sharing the roadway with farm equipment for the next few weeks, as farmers prepare their fields and plant their crops.

ONTARIO — As if they needed more things to worry about, such as weather and rising fuel costs, agriculture producers are holding their breath on the prospect of China adding tariffs on products it receives from the United States.

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(Des Moines)--Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig today commented on the Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. The report is released weekly from April through November.

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SPARKS – Recently released data from the U.S. Census Bureau Foreign Trade Division show more than $362 million in annual Nevada food and agriculture exports in 2017.

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