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December 2, 2016

 

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Drought Affecting Parts Of Southern Indiana

Indiana's associate state climatologist says Indiana is part of the northern edge of a massive drought affecting the southeastern United States.

November 30, 2016

 

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Hoosier Farmers Worried About Election’s Impact On Trade

Two statewide organizations that represent farmers hosted a forum to talk about the election's impact on agriculture.

November 28, 2016

 

Purdue University agricultural economist James Mintert explains to a small group of Hoosier farmers what's at stake in the upcoming Farm Bill reauthorization.

As Next Farm Bill Looms, Hoosier Producers Raise Concerns

At an Indiana Farm Bureau forum, some producers worried the Trump administration might cut the Farm Bill down to reduce spending and regulations.

November 22, 2016

 

From left to right: former Indiana Farm Bureau Don Villwock, Kip Tom of Tom Farms, Mike McCloskey of Fair Oaks Farms, Indiana State Agriculture Secretary Ted McKinney.

Indiana Farm Leaders In Running To Be Trump’s Agriculture Chief

Most of the Hoosier prospects to run the U.S. Department of Agriculture were on the Trump campaign's agricultural advisory team.

November 22, 2016

 

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Farmland Values, Cash Crop Prices Could Stabilize By 2019

The cash crop market may slowly be making its way out of a low-earning period.

October 7, 2016

 

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Mt. Vernon Soybean Plant To Expand Operations By More Than Double

Consolidated Grain & Barge's plans to increase its daily output by more than twice its current soybean processing capacity.

September 27, 2016

 

Farmland

Record Harvest Underway, But Profits Lag Behind Best Years

Fuel and fertilizer costs have been low, but so have grain prices and crop insurance payouts.

September 15, 2016

 

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Agribusiness Mergers May Impact Indiana Farmers

The list of big agribusinesses pursuing mergers is growing. Fertilizer-makers Potash and Agrium will join forces, and Germany's Bayer is buying Monsanto.

August 30, 2016

 

Ships like the M/V Maersk Virginia, seen here approaching an Australian port en route to Malaysia last December, would carry some of the cargo generated by the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Ag Supports Trans-Pacific Partnership, Manufacturing Split

The trade agreement has support from most manufacturing business owners, as well as support from another of Indiana's industries: agriculture.

August 29, 2016

 

Soybeans wait for threshing at the new Innovation center.

Purdue Officially Opens $15M Cash Crop Research Center

Researchers at the new Indiana Corn and Soybean Innovation Center will study the growing habits of cash crops at the school's 1,400-acre research farm.

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