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September 9, 2013

 

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Parts Of Indiana Experiencing Drought

Indiana's corn crop fell 20 percent from July to the end of August because of drought.

July 8, 2013

 

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Trees Still Showing Signs Of Last Year’s Drought

About half the state‘s yellow poplars have been damaged because of last year's drought.

March 12, 2013

 

Corn

Midwest Drought Encourages Southern Farmers To Grow Corn

High corn prices and low supply caused by the 2012 drought have prompted some farmers in the Southeast to consider planting more corn.

March 4, 2013

 

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Climatologist: Indiana Farmland Recovered From Drought

A state climatologist says warm temperatures and day-long rains have helped the ground recover from last year's drought.

February 14, 2013

 

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Indiana Trees Still Suffering From Summer Drought

Foresters say some tree species may never return the strength they had before the 2012 drought.

February 8, 2013

 

Cattle

2012 Drought Contributes To Lowest Cattle Herd Since 1952

The dry weather ravaged feed supplies, sharply drove up corn and soybean prices and forced cattle producers to reduce their herds.

November 1, 2012

 

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Herbicide Residue Left After Drought Could Harm Winter Crops

The commonly used herbicide atrazine kills weeds in corn and sorghum fields without harming the crops.

October 22, 2012

 

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Cover Crops Help Farmers, Soil After Summer Drought

Indiana Department of Agriculture officials say the so-called "green manure" helps soil recover faster if there is little rain.

October 6, 2012

 

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Pumpkin Crop Thriving Despite Drought

Pumpkins have deep roots, so they were able to withstand the state's summer drought.

September 26, 2012

 

Bacon

Drought Could Increase Pork Prices, Reduce Pork Producers

Drought conditions this summer have driven up the price of grain, which is a main food source for hogs.

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