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July 19, 2012

 

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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 19, 2012

 

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USDA Officials To Visit Johnson County Farm To View Drought

USDA officials spent Wednesday in northern parts of the state and will head to Johnson County Thursday.

July 17, 2012

 

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Indiana Rainfall Deficits Breaking Records

Most of central Indiana needs a half foot of rainfall just to get back to normal - or around a foot of rain in some places to erase the deficit for the year.

July 17, 2012

 

Brownsburg

More Cities Add Watering Bans As Drought Continues

Most violators do not get warnings -- they get tickets for as much as $500 for a first offense.

July 13, 2012

 

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More Than Half Of State’s Counties Get Drought Designation

Farmers in 55 of the state's 92 counties now have access to some form of relief from the federal government.

July 9, 2012

 

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Federal Farm Bill Passage Needed To Offset State Drought

State officials say a federal farm bill could help alleviate the costs of this year's drought.

July 6, 2012

 

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Extreme Heat Exacerbating Drought

This could be the driest season since the dust bowl conditions of the 1930’s

July 6, 2012

 

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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.

July 6, 2012

 

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Join A Live Chat On The Drought At Noon

WFIU's Noon Edition is hosting a discussion on the drought, what it means to farmers and your garden.

July 5, 2012

 

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Indiana’s Drought Could Be The Worst In 30 Years

Purdue experts say they do not know how long Indiana's drought will last.

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