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FARM LEADER OF THE YEAR

IFB District 12 director Chris Hausman has been named 2015 Farmer of the Year by the Champaign News-Gazette.

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FARMER SOCIAL NETWORK

AgFuse is a new social media tool created specifically to connect farmers and the agricultural community with one another. Learn more by visiting http://agfuse.com or https://twitter.com/agfusenetwork.

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PRO FARMER TOUR

This week’s Pro Farmer tour is underway, and South Dakota was among the early results.  Participants estimated that state’s corn yield at just under 166 bushels/acre.

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Farmer Index Still Positive

Overall agriculture producer confidence remains unchanged since last March despite a drop in producers’ feelings about their current situation, according to the latest DTN/The Progressive Farmer Agriculture Confidence Index. Producers’ overall confidence remained somewhat positive at 106.9, up slightly from 105.5 last December and unchanged from March 2013. The value of 100 is considered neutral.

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A DRIVING FORCE

Ivan Stoltzfus is an auctioneer, real estate broker and retired farmer who is changing lives one mile at a time. He is driving his restored 1948 John Deere Model A tractor with a 1984 Peterbilt model 359 cab and a 24-foot trailer across the United States to raise money and awareness for the Wounded Warriors… read more

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