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August 27, 2013

 

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Report: Government Could Have Avoided $1 Billion Crop Payout

The Natural Resources Defense Council suggests farmers could avoid major losses if they used practices that promote soil health.

August 12, 2013

 

corn

USDA Predicts Near Record Corn Yield, Soybeans Look Good Too

Corn yields are expected to be 64 percent higher than they were last year.

August 12, 2013

 

Corn field

Better Corn, Soybean Yields Likely To Lower Food Prices

Drought wrecked Indiana's corn and soybean crops last year, but better conditions this summer could increase yields and lower food prices.

July 23, 2013

 

Work will begin soon to remove dirt and sediment from Griffy Lake.

Griffy Lake To Begin Sediment Removal Project

Bloomington is preparing to remove enough dirt from Griffy Lake to fill more than two Olympic-sized swimming pools.

July 13, 2013

 

Corn field

Higher Yields Likely To Push Down Corn And Soybean Prices

Corn and soybean prices are predicted to drop this year because farmers are expected to have higher yields.

July 12, 2013

 

trees

Study: Climate Change Causing Trees To Use Less Water

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.

July 8, 2013

 

Greencastle city hall sign

Greencastle To Seek Help From State Emergency Relief Fund

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.

July 8, 2013

 

poplar tree

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.

July 5, 2013

 

cornfield

Indiana Crop In Much Better Shape Than Last Year

Nearly 80 percent of Indiana's corn has been rated good or excellent.

June 25, 2013

 

winter wheat

Purdue Ag Economists Expect Farm Bill Extension

After Congress failed to pass a new version of the farm bill, Purdue agriculture economists say they expect another farm bill extension.

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