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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.

August 12, 2014

 

Joe Donnelly

Senator Joe Donnelly Supports New Farm Bill

Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Indiana, is talking to Hoosier farmers this week about a new version of the Farm Bill.

March 24, 2014

 

Ag Competition Winners

Lt. Governor Awards Prize for Best Agriculture Campaign

Lt. Governor awards $25,000 to Huntington University team for best agriculture promotional campaign

March 24, 2014

 

cow

Farm Bureau Educating Farmers On Farm Bill Regulations

After Congress passed an extensive Farm Bill this year, the Indiana Farm Bureau is holding information meetings to inform Hoosier farmers on the changes.

February 14, 2014

 

livestock

Farmer’s Rights Bill Goes to House Next Week

Farm groups say the bill is needed to protect the industry from attack by environmental and animal-rights activists.

February 11, 2014

 

propane truck

Low Temps and High Demand Behind Continued Propane Shortage

Officials are considering ideas for more strategically placed propane stockpiles to service the Midwest in the future.

February 8, 2014

 

grain bin

Farmers Taking Extra Precautions To Prevent Grain Bin Deaths

A Purdue researcher is advocating for increased regulation on grain farmers, but farmers themselves are largely opposed to more oversight.

January 31, 2014

 

farmhouse

As Rural Communities Age, Need To Develop Resources Grows

Research shows Indiana's rural communities are getting older, and young people are leaving for urban areas.

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