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August 10, 2017

 

Purdue University agronomists announce Indiana's 2017 forecast for corn and soybeans at the Indiana State Fair.

Indiana Corn, Soybean Production Set To Exceed Expectations

Indiana is set to have unexpectedly big corn and soybean harvests this fall, meaning continued tight profit margins for farmers and more low food prices.

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 20, 2017

 

Indiana Department of Agriculture director Ted McKinney (left, seated) signs a friendship agreement with China's Hebei Provincial Department of Agriculture during a trade mission in 2015.

Indiana Ag Chief Tapped To Be USDA’s First Trade Undersecretary

Ted McKinney has directed Indiana's Department of Agriculture since 2014, after working at Dow AgroSciences and Eli Lilly subsidiary Elanco.

June 27, 2017

 

Evening rainclouds shadow growing crops in Northwest Indiana in late June.

Uneven Weather Causing ‘Roly-Poly’ Indiana Crop Growth

Heavy rain and temperature fluctuations across the state are causing inconsistent growing conditions that could push harvest past Thanksgiving.

June 20, 2017

 

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Indiana Corn Farmers Hope Sugar Deal Keeps Syrup Trade Sweet

Mexico could slap new tariffs on imports of the syrup if the deal isn't finalized, and the effects of that tariff could trickle down to farmers.

June 16, 2017

 

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Dow-DuPont Merger’s DOJ Approval Raises Seed Competition Concerns

The companies still must address areas where regulators says they’ll have too big a market share, but those aren’t the areas that have Indiana farmers worried.

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

 

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Waterlogged Fields Create Problems For Farmers Who Haven’t Planted

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

May 15, 2017

 

Flooded field

Corn Farmers Struggle With Saturated Soils

About half of the state's corn crop has been planted.

March 9, 2017

 

Leaves curl tightly on drought-stressed corn in a Tippecanoe County field in 2012.

Purdue-led Project Helps Farmers Adapt To Climate Change

The nine university, multi-year research and extension project wrapped up this year.

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