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September 15, 2016

 

monsanto

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.

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.

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