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August 15, 2016

 

Corn field

Indiana Corn, Soybean Crops Could Set Records This Year

A U.S. Department of Agriculture report released Friday predicts the second-largest corn crop in Indiana history, with the largest soybean crop.

August 12, 2016

 

Hops grown on Mike Brooks' Nashville farm.

Farmers Pick Up The Pace On Local Hops Production

Indiana is known for its growing selection of craft beer, but growing hops locally has lagged behind.

August 12, 2016

 

Donnelly shoveling corn

Sen. Donnelly, Farm Bureau Talk Ag Tech Benefits At Fair

Donnelly stalked about technology as a way for farmers to be more efficient and increase yields with less environmental impact.

August 8, 2016

 

Eggs

Egg Producer Building New Seymour Headquarters

The new building is needed because Rose Acre Farms outgrew its current space.

August 2, 2016

 

Haylee Drake, left, and Maddie Gearld show off their Clay County 4-H fluid dynamics project.

As Agriculture Modernizes, County 4-H Fairs Try To Keep Pace

Agricultural science has changed a lot in recent years, so you might notice a few surprising things at the County Fair.

July 7, 2016

 

A house in the Old St. Louis neighborhood of Hope, down the road from one of the town's new hog CAFOs.

In Tiny, Rural Hope, Large Hog Farms Spark Economic Fears

Indiana is adding more large-scale hog farms every year. They're good business for farmers, but some neighbors say they can be bad for property values.

June 17, 2016

 

Factory workers at a Hillary Clinton campaign stop.

Manufacturing, Ag Put IN On Top For GDP Growth At Year’s End

The state’s gross domestic product rose 3 percent – with manufacturing and agriculture driving most of that increase.

June 7, 2016

 

A soybean farmer cleans a combine, one of many pieces of farm equipment that generates trackable data.

Central Farm Data Service Aims To Boost Agribusiness

The site will let farmers upload, track and share the data they use in their jobs – such as crop conditions, pesticide use and rainfall.

May 20, 2016

 

The report says the plan would help food and agriculture more than any other sector in the U.S.

Report: TPP Would Benefit U.S. Agriculture Most

The TPP is President Obama's big trade deal to reduce tariffs and open new markets with Pacific Rim countries.

May 12, 2016

 

Neighbor defends fight against new CAFO

White County CAFO Rule Would Join Patchwork Of Regulations

A patchwork of rules regulates concentrated animal feeding operations throughout the state. But in White County, they're working to protect their waterways.

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