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May 18, 2014

 

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Bloomington Bloggers, Stand Up!

We get hyper-local in our latest food media article. These five bloggers talk about their food lives in southern Indiana.

April 29, 2014

 

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Food Insecurity Plagues One Million Hoosiers

A new report from Feeding American says 16 percent of people in Indiana are food insecure.

February 24, 2014

Farms By The Numbers 

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USDA Census: Indiana Farms And Farm Acreage Declining

According to a USDA Census released last week, Indiana farms and farmland is decreasing.

December 6, 2013

If You Grow It... 

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Indiana Organic Farm Acreage Increased, Behind Other States

Indiana's organic crop acreage increased 2 percent this year, but Ohio, Illinois and Kentucky surpassed that by much more.

November 30, 2013

The Day After 

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Creative Leftovers, Indiana’s Burgeoning Food World, CAFOs

Small and large food operations live together in the Hoosier state. Quinoa to lighten our bellies following Thanksgiving. Harvest Public Media looks at CAFOs.

October 17, 2013

Infection 

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Three E. coli Cases Linked To Indiana Orchard

Three have fallen ill with E. coli infection in Kentucky and Indiana, but the infection may not have come from food.

May 31, 2013

People Power 

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March Against Monsanto Raised Awareness About GMOs

Indianapolis was one of 436 cities worldwide that held a March Against Monsanto event on Saturday, May 25.

May 31, 2013

International Oink 

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Hog Farmers Hope To Benefit From U.S., China Merger

China's largest meat processor is buying U.S.-based Smithfield foods, and that could provide a major opportunity for hog farmers.

April 25, 2013

April Showers 

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Farmers Planting Crops Later Because Of Rain

With high seed and fertilizer prices, agriculture experts say there is little room for error when it comes to planting crops.

February 15, 2013

Behind Closed Doors 

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Indiana Ag-Gag Bill Takes Aim At Activists’ Cameras

Proposed legislation in the state legislature seeks to prohibit activists from secretly filming inside beef, pork, poultry and egg farms.

September 24, 2012

Location Location Location 

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Indiana Farmland Prices Soar Despite Drought

Farmland prices have risen between 14 percent and 18 percent this year.

September 17, 2012

Illegal Food 

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The Raw Milk Debate

We asked our listeners to weigh in on raw milk topics. Should dairy producers be allowed to sell unpasteurized milk in Indiana or not? Is raw milk safe?

August 28, 2012

Fall Favorite 

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Apple Harvest Weak Because Of Spring Freeze

Few apples were produced this year in the Midwest because of a late spring freeze that killed the newly formed buds.

August 10, 2012

Drought Drama 

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Drought Drops Indiana Corn Production By 25 Percent

Indiana's corn and soybean crop yields are some of the hardest hit in the U.S.

July 30, 2012

A Veritable Smorgasbord 

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State Fair Chow-Down

Fair concessionaires pour fryers-full of creativity into developing the greasiest and tastiest snacks imaginable. Here are some of our 2012 favorites.

July 13, 2012

Hot And Dry 

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The Drought And Your Plants

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.

July 6, 2012

 

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Agricultural Economists Say Drought Could Impact Food Prices

Purdue economists say if conditions don’t improve, Hoosiers will start to see prices increase at the supermarket.

July 6, 2012

Hot And Dry 

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Indiana’s Drought Could Be The Worst In 30 Years

Purdue experts say they do not know how long Indiana's drought will last.

June 16, 2012

Let It Rain 

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Dry Spell Affecting Indiana Farmers And Produce Buyers

The warm spring, spring frost and dry summer are taking a toll on Indiana farmers.

May 29, 2012

Illegal Drinks 

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Legislature Studies Legalization Of Raw Milk Sales

Selling raw milk for human consumption is illegal in Indiana, but a committee is studying the law further this summer.

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