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August 18, 2017

 

Over 200 Whitely County residents attended a plan commission meeting to establish temporary setbacks for CAFOs.

CAFO Compromise In Whitley County Leaves Homeowners Unhappy

The Whitley County Plan Commission settled on a half mile setback for CAFOs from large county lakes.

August 9, 2017

 

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Southern Rust Crop Fungus Found In 17 Indiana Counties

The infection is a harmful fungus that affects corn and was first discovered in the southern United States before it traveled north to Indiana.

July 24, 2017

 

Dicamba causing

State Investigating Controversial Herbicide Dicamba

The controversial herbicide is allegedly drifting from neighboring fields and damaging other crops.

June 26, 2017

 

Sign outside the luncheon.

Agricultural Leaders Unveil 10-Year Agriculture Strategic Plan

The seeks to move Indiana's agriculture industry forward through innovation, education and collaboration.

June 26, 2017

 

Corn

National Agriculture Census Signup Deadline A Week Away

To be counted in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Ag Census, first-time participants have to sign up by June 30.

June 16, 2017

 

Indiana has 14 ethanol plants throughout the state.

Indiana Farm Values Decline As Part Of Nationwide Trend

A new report shows Indiana farm values have declined slightly in the past year, but prices have remained relatively steady.

June 6, 2017

 

Gross roots organizers hope the events will help change federal policy on industrial hemp in the United States.

Event Brings Attention To Commercial Hemp Uses

Indiana is one of six states that allows hemp cultivation for commercial purposes.

June 6, 2017

 

The mild winter, rainy conditions, and cool climate have created the perfect environment for the slugs to thrive.

Slug Infestation Threatens Indiana Crop Yield

Large populations of slugs are damaging soybeans and corn, leaving Indiana farmers at a deficit.

May 17, 2017

 

Flooded fields

Waterlogged Fields Create Problems For Farmers Who Haven’t Planted

Corn is more than halfway planted and a quarter of soybeans are planted.

May 1, 2017

 

Farm veterinarian Tom Troxel performs ultrasounds on a herd of dairy cows in Pulaski County.

Indiana Veterinarians Urge Congress To Free Up Loan Pay-Off Funds

The proposal has stalled in committee for the past several years – but advocates for Hoosier vets say it's needed now more than ever.

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