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February 8, 2014

 

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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

 

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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.

January 8, 2014

 

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Ag-Gag Legislation Makes Second Debut In General Assembly

For the second session in a row, the General Assembly will discuss legislation that would make gathering media at Indiana farms illegal in certain situations.

December 5, 2013

 

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Partnership Wants Innovation In Agriculture and Technology

A new initiative hopes to combine resources from the agriculture and technology sectors to move the industries forward.

September 17, 2013

 

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American Farmers Say They Feed The World, But Do They?

Is feeding the entire world really up to our farmers?

July 1, 2013

 

Several parts of the state have received three to four more inches of precipitation than normal this year and more than double the rain they received last year.

Farmers Are Concerned Too Much Rain Could Damage Crops

Too much rain can cause fungi and disease to grow on certain crops.

June 11, 2013

 

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New Purdue Extension Leader Asks For Input From All Counties

Jason Henderson plans on spending the summer listening to extension staff in all of Indiana’s counties to improve communication.

May 24, 2013

 

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Lawmakers Place “Ag-gag” Bill In Summer Study Committee

State lawmakers say putting the “ag-gag” bill in a summer study committee could help pass the measure after dying on the final day of the 2013 session.

May 22, 2013

 

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Donnelly Urges Passage Of Farm Bill

Senator Joe Donnelly emphasized the importance of passing a long-term farm bill that provides help to the agriculture community while reducing the deficit.

April 26, 2013

 

House Speaker Pulls “Ag-Gag” Bill Before Vote

House Speaker Brian Bosma killed a bill that would have tightened restrictions on taking undercover pictures and video of agriculture businesses.

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