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April 30, 2015

 

Bright Family Farm in Martinsville

Wet Weather Puts Planting Season Behind Schedule

Farmers are hoping rain will hold off long enough for them to get corn in the ground.

March 17, 2015

 

The economic effects of agriculture accounts for nearly 5 percent of the stateâs total GDP.

IU Study Shows The Importance Of Agriculture In Indiana

A new report from IBRC shows Indiana's agricultural production has great positive ripple effects throughout the state's economy.

February 10, 2015

 

corn

IU Biologists Make Bioethanol Discovery Using Nitrogen

A team of biologists at Indiana University may have found a faster, cheaper and cleaner way to increase bioethanol production.

January 17, 2015

 

harvesting corn

How Indiana Could Become ‘Silicon Valley’ Of Agriculture

Agribusiness executives and researchers spoke at the Governor's Agriculture Conference in Indianapolis on Friday.

January 2, 2015

 

Runoff

State Funds Efforts To Help Curb Agricultural Runoff

IDEM is handing out $150,000 in grants to farmers to lower sediments and nutrients running into the Wabash River.

December 12, 2014

 

pumpkins

Large Pumpkin Crop Leaves Many To Rot In Fields

Thanks to good weather, pumpkin patches across the state saw more crop than usual. But, the leftover pumpkins could pose a problem for next year.

November 28, 2014

 

farm

Indiana Farmland Values Could See Decline

Indiana’s farmland values could soon be on the decline thanks to dropping crop prices.

November 19, 2014

 

Turkeys

Smaller Turkey Stock Likely Won’t Equal Higher Retail Prices

A spike in feed prices has resulted in rising wholesale meat costs, but that doesn't mean turkey will cost more this year.

November 13, 2014

 

Wheat Field

Frozen Ground Could Give Farmers Opportunity To Harvest

Freezing temperatures mean farmers can use equipment on their fields without worrying if the ground is too wet.

October 10, 2014

 

train

Weekly Railway Reports To Come After Farmers’ Request

The Surface Transportation Board will release weekly reports about rail service issues amid requests from farmers eager to transport high grain yields.

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