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October 15, 2014

 

Peru dam

Northern Indiana Residents Will Appeal DNR Dam Repair Order

Residents of Hidden Hills in Miami County say the DNR's repair order would cost millions.

October 10, 2014

 

train

Weekly Railway Reports To Come After Farmers’ Request

The Surface Transportation Board will release weekly reports about rail service issues amid requests from farmers eager to transport high grain yields.

October 10, 2014

 

light bulb

Energy Efficiency Recommendations Do Not Include Mandates

The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission has provided Gov. Pence recommendations for a framework lawmakers can use to develop an energy efficiency program.

October 7, 2014

 

Indianaâs high-fenced deer hunting industry has been in the midst of a lawsuit for nearly a decade.

Study Committee Wants Decision On High-Fenced Deer Hunting

The Agriculture and Natural Resources study committee says the General Assembly needs to weigh in on the issue of high-fenced deer hunting preserves..

October 3, 2014

 

cow farmer

Farm Bill Encourages Preservation Of Dwindling Farmland

The Farm Bill that went into effect this week includes millions of dollars to restore farmland, wetlands and grasslands.

October 3, 2014

 

Indiana is the fifth largest pork producer in the United States.

USDA Report Indicates Higher Availability Of Pork

A new report shows pork production levels are higher than expected following a pig virus feared to take a heavy toll.

October 2, 2014

 

deer grazing

Deer Advocates Propose Ban On Bow Hunting In City Limits

The group BANIDS has proposed an ordinance that would ban bow hunting within the city limits and place a two year delay on the deer sharpshoot at Griffy Lake.

October 1, 2014

 

wind turbines

Study: Bats Mistake Wind Turbines For Trees Leading To Death

Videos using infrared imaging show bats attempting to roost on wind turbines much like they would a tree.

September 29, 2014

 

Brown County State Park in the fall

The Best Time To See Fall Colors This Year

The Brown County State Park naturalist says he expects the peak to be in late October, but people are already flocking to the area to see the color change.

September 26, 2014

 

deer in the woods

Indianapolis Approves Deer Reduction Plan In Eagle Creek

Deer hunting will be implemented in Indianapolis at Eagle Creek, where overpopulation has become an issue that is affecting vegetation and wildlife.

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