Drought wrecked Indiana's corn and soybean crops last year, but better conditions this summer could increase yields and lower food prices.
Bloomington is preparing to remove enough dirt from Griffy Lake to fill more than two Olympic-sized swimming pools.
Corn and soybean prices are predicted to drop this year because farmers are expected to have higher yields.
A study that used data collected at the Morgan-Monroe State Forest indicates trees may be able to adapt to climate change by using less water.
State officials will meet with cities affected by floods earlier this spring to see if they qualify for state funding to pay for infrastructure repairs.
About half the state‘s yellow poplars have been damaged because of last year's drought.
Nearly 80 percent of Indiana's corn has been rated good or excellent.
After Congress failed to pass a new version of the farm bill, Purdue agriculture economists say they expect another farm bill extension.
The effect of last summer's drought on livestock around the state could be felt for several more years, says one economist.
Indiana's oak trees tend to respond best to climate change, but other environmental factors are putting them at a disadvantage.