Posts tagged agriculture

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

 

Cow in Indiana

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

 

Cows

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

 

combine on a farm

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.

March 12, 2013

 

Corn

Midwest Drought Encourages Southern Farmers To Grow Corn

High corn prices and low supply caused by the 2012 drought have prompted some farmers in the Southeast to consider planting more corn.

March 11, 2013

 

pigs

Bill Could Impede Farm and Factory Whistleblowers

Opponents say the public relies on whistleblower activity to promote regulation.

January 17, 2013

 

Sheets, Ellspermann and Pence

Pence Taps Head Of Family Services, Agriculture Departments

Gov. Mike Pence named Debra Minott head of Indiana's Family and Social Services Administration and Gina Sheets leader of the State Department of Agriculture.

January 2, 2013

 

Cow in Indiana

New Round Of Agricultural Census Data Being Collected

The census collects information on production and acreage, as well as energy sources, organic operations, and specialty crops and livestock.

September 17, 2012

 

harvest

Drought Increases Risk Of Harvest Season Accidents

State officials are urging farmers to use precaution as the drought has increased risks for fire, harmful dust and mold due to decomposition.

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