Who needs tropical weather? With the help of a greenhouse, Susan Welsand grows 1,600 varieties of chiles on her farm in Bloomington, Indiana.
Spicy food on the brain today. Chef Daniel Orr makes a pepper relish. Then we visit a local chile farmer and a pop-up garden next to a downtown fire station.
The drought has dried up pastures and devastated grain crops, increasing demand and a lowering supply of livestock feed.
Our story begins where the drought does, at the Arkansas’ headwaters and follows the river to its demise on sunbaked Kansas prairie.
Indiana's corn and soybean crop yields are some of the hardest hit in the U.S.
The worst drought in 25 years has caused the corn and soybean supply to dwindle. Is help on the way?
The drought means less food on the vine, which leaves less food to be donated to Indiana food banks.
While economists fear what rising food costs might do to a weak global economy, they predict prices will fall by the end of the year.
Thanks to weird summer weather, Chef Daniel Orr has already harvested pumpkins from his garden. He uses one in which to bake a chicken.
Eric Herm and Steve Bright talk about how their farms are affected by the drought. We grill and preserve corn, and we eat street food in Ohio and Indiana.
At the beginning of the planting season, experts predicted a record-busting corn crop in 2012. That was before the drought changed everything.
Much of Indiana has been in a drought since May, and on this week's Noon Edition, we'll talk about how the low rainfall is impacting your plants.
Purdue economists say if conditions don’t improve, Hoosiers will start to see prices increase at the supermarket.
Purdue experts say they do not know how long Indiana's drought will last.
With corn prices up about 27 percent in the past month and no sign of rain in Midwestern states, dry weather could force food prices across the country to rise.
We taste cocktails made with the craft spirit Sorgrhum. Chef Orr has 2 recipes with spinach and carrots. And we go to Seattle for a story about urban gardening.
The warm spring, spring frost and dry summer are taking a toll on Indiana farmers.
In today's podcast, we have two recipes for Caribbean grilled chicken and a sweet treat with berries. Then we pull weeds in the garden with fourth graders.
A group of scientists is questioning the company's claims of "more crop per drop."
The price of your PB&J is about to rise as drought and too few peanuts have impacted the cost of peanut butter.