Posts tagged agriculture

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.

December 17, 2011

 

Maple Farms

Family Farm Embraces Change, Growth To Stay Afloat

This is the first in a series taking a look at how family farms across Indiana have adapted to modern farming.

October 25, 2011

 

Wheat crop

Higher Fuel, Seed Prices Raise Overall Planting Prices

It is costing Hoosier farmers more to get crops in the ground.

October 21, 2011

 

Cow in Indiana

Free Trade Agreements Could Mean More Exports, Costlier Food

The agreements could bring in $2 billion but could also increased beef prices at supermarkets if supply decreases.

October 17, 2011

 

farming

Spring Rain, Dry Summer Affect Farmer’s Harvest

Heavy spring rains delayed planting for a majority of the region’s corn farmers. Now, after a hot, dry summer, harvest yields are low.

June 6, 2011

 

Urban Garden

Urban Gardens Sprout Up On IU Campus

Sustainable urban gardens have begun to pop up around the Indiana University campus, including near the on-campus residence of the University’s First Lady.

May 6, 2011

 

Farm_Flooding Pic

Flooding Delays Farmers’ Planting Schedule

Record rainfall and flooding in Indiana continue to prevent farmers from planting their crops.

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