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Farmers will need to continue to adapt to meet the demand of a new market that increasingly wants local food.
During last year's drought, farmers begged for rain. This spring, they wish it would stop.
"The Chile Woman" Susan Welsand was able to install a 5.2 kilowatt array of solar panels after a tornado uprooted several old-growth trees on her farm.
At this time last year, farmers in Indiana were already preparing and planting for the season because of record-breaking temperatures.