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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 

wide-wheelbarrow

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.

February 29, 2012

Sticky Situation 

sryrup festival

Maple Syrup Festival To Kick Off Despite Wacky Weather

Southern Indiana's unusual weather this winter has meant that sappers at Burton's Maplewood Farms have had to get a jump start on tapping maple trees.

February 28, 2012

Foodie Honors 

david tallent

James Beard Semifinalists Announced

The James Beard Foundation's 2012 Restaurant and Chef Awards semifinalists were announced last week, and three Indiana chefs are on the list.

February 24, 2012

To Drink Or Not To Drink 

raw milk bottles

Raw Milk Ban Doesn’t Stop Indiana Residents From Drinking It

Selling raw milk is illegal in Indiana, but residents find ways around it despite the ban.

November 16, 2011

Price Is Right 

farmland

Indiana Farmland Values Jump 29 Percent, Could Remain High

A report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago shows a 25-percent increase in Midwest agricultural land values over the last year.

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