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February 23, 2016

 

The Vaught family on their farm.

Farmers Face Economic Downturn As Revenue Decreases

Farmers enjoyed an economic boom from 2006-2014 because of increased demand for products. Today, farmers are struggling to just break even.

February 19, 2016

 

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Video: Watch ‘Indiana Newsdesk’ February 19, 2016

We analyze if upcoming elections effected LGBT legislation, how farmers are facing economic downturns and Assembly Hall's turnstiles are up for auction.

February 6, 2016

 

Popcorn

Popcorn Production Down In 2015

Indiana is constantly competing with Nebraska to be the top popcorn producer.

December 24, 2015

 

Produce at the Farmers Market

Property Tax Structure Puts Pressure On Farmers

Heavy rains this summer and lower crop prices this fall are amplifying the strain Indiana farmers say they face from the state’s property tax structure.

October 27, 2015

 

bees

Purdue Bees Bite Back Against Mites

There are many potential causes for bee die-off, but most scientists agree the parasitic Varroa mite is a major factor.

October 19, 2015

 

chicken

State Working To Prevent Another Avian Flu Outbreak

Indiana ranks third nationally in egg production, and preventing avian flu from reaching the state's birds is crucial.

October 12, 2015

 

A pile of pumpkins

Will Summer Rains Mean Fewer Pumpkins This Fall?

An Associated Press report says there could be a shortage of canned pumpkin after a large amount of rain hit the Midwest this summer.

October 6, 2015

 

soybeans

USDA Says Dry Weather Is Helping Indiana’s Soybean Harvest

So far, 41 percent of the state's soybean crop has been harvested, up from 17 percent at this time a year ago.

September 14, 2015

 

cornfield

Could Indiana Find An Agricultural Trade Partner In Cuba?

A delegation of more than a dozen experts will travel to the country next week to meet with farmers and trade officials and explore trade opportunities.

September 14, 2015

 

Indiana has seen over 130 reported robberies of pharmacies in 2015.

Morning Headlines: Monday, September 14, 2015

Indiana is struggling with a heroin epidemic, but the state is also leading the nation in pharmacy robberies.

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