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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.

May 10, 2016

 

corn

Corn Production Ahead Of Schedule Despite Increased Rain

Hoosier farmers didn't make much progress planting corn in the past week, after a strong early start.

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.

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