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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 

raw milk

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 

twocorncobs

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 

ferris wheel at night

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 

drought farm

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 

droughtriver

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 

farm land

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 

raw milk bottles

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.

May 16, 2012

Food Co-op 

bloomingfoods

Bloomingfoods Considers Opening Fourth Location

Bloomingfoods says it is in the early stages of its proposal, but it hopes to buy a building near Fess Avenue and 2nd Street.

May 14, 2012

Money Money Money 

grocery shopping

Food Prices Break New Record In Indiana

The Indiana Farm Bureau shows prices have increased 3 percent from last quarter and broken a record set in 2008.

May 4, 2012

Domestic Product 

purple grapes

Ten Years of Wining in Indiana

Imbibe away at the 10th Annual Indiana Wine Fair in Story, Indiana, where Hoosiers show pride for their state and their wine.

April 23, 2012

Pollinators 

honeybee on a purple flower

Research: Genetic Diversity Makes Bee Colonies Healthier

Genetic diversity in honeybee colonies has been shown to increase the amount of good bacteria.

April 6, 2012

Money Money Money 

corn field

Farm Property Tax Expected To Jump In The Next Few Years

The base rate for an acre of farmland is supposed to reach $2,000 by 2015. It was $500 in 2000.

April 1, 2012

Protecting Pollinators 

honeybee on a yellow flower

Purdue Educates Farmers About Insecticides’ Effect On Bees

New studies show the impacts a popular insecticide is having on bee colonies.

March 18, 2012

¿Por qué no? 

cilantro and tomato

Forget The Tortilla: Taco Soup

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo early with this fiesta in soup form.

March 15, 2012

Living Sustainably 

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Neighbor Garden Is A Vision For Larger Cooperative Movement

Green Acres is a neighborhood which some of its residents envision could be an ecovillage.

March 8, 2012

Living Sustainably 

dandelionvillage

Bloomington’s Ecovillage Raises Hopes And Concerns

Members of Dandelion Village plan to build a village on the West side of Bloomington with several houses, a garden and a barn.

March 1, 2012

Living Sustainably 

college students eating together

People Share Meals, Life At Bloomington Cooperative Living

Cooperative living is becoming a more popular housing style in Bloomington, Indiana and around the U.S.

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