This is the first in a series taking a look at how family farms across Indiana have adapted to modern farming.
It is costing Hoosier farmers more to get crops in the ground.
Indiana crops yields have been low because of heavy rains followed by a hot summer.
There won't be a bumper crop this year, but depending on summer weather, most farmers should recover.
Farmers say plants are showing signs of distress with wilted and rolled leaves after a summer that has left Indiana "abnormally" dry.