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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.

August 20, 2012

 

Cantaloupes

Health Officials Suggest Discarding Cantaloupes

The source of the bacteria hasn't been determined -- and Indiana isn't the only state affected.

August 15, 2012

 

Lt Gov Candidates

Lieutenant Governor Debate: Drought, Ethanol and Taxes

The lieutenant governor debate held at the Indiana State Fair focused on agricultural issues.

August 3, 2012

 

Reynolds, Indiana

Indiana’s BioTown USA Living Up To Its Name

Seven years after being dubbed ‘BioTown USA,’ the small town of Reynolds in north central Indiana is living up to its name.

July 19, 2012

 

Scuse

USDA Undersecretary Tours Drought Stricken Indiana Farms

With 71 percent of Indiana’s corn crop rated in poor to very poor condition, farmers are looking for whatever help they can get.

July 6, 2012

 

corn

Agricultural Economists Say Drought Could Impact Food Prices

Purdue economists say if conditions don’t improve, Hoosiers will start to see prices increase at the supermarket.

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