Posts tagged Farm

June 11, 2013

 

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Indianapolis Airport Solar Farm To Be Completed This Fall

Once complete, the 44,000 solar panels will generate enough energy to power more than 2,000 homes.

April 30, 2013

 

Cows in stalls

‘Ag-Gag’ Bill Could Be Revived Next Year

Some lawmaker hope to revisit bill that would have made it a crime for activists to take photos at farms and publish them in an attempt to hurt the business.

April 24, 2013

 

wet farm

Farmers Planting Crops Later Because Of Rain

With high seed and fertilizer prices, agriculture experts say there is little room for error when it comes to planting crops.

February 27, 2013

 

pence signs bill

Governor Pence Signs Farm Tax Bill Into Law

The first bill the governor signed into law prevents a $57 million in farm property tax increase.

January 15, 2013

 

combine on a farm

Personal Property Tax Bill Could Cost State $300 Million

However, farmers say the smaller tax burden would encourage them to buy newer equipment.

November 8, 2012

 

combine on a farm

Farm Related Deaths Decline In Indiana, Injuries Still High

Farm-related fatalities fell from 23 in 2010 to 16 in 2012, a Purdue University study found.

November 1, 2012

 

winter wheat

Herbicide Residue Left After Drought Could Harm Winter Crops

The commonly used herbicide atrazine kills weeds in corn and sorghum fields without harming the crops.

October 22, 2012

 

cover crops

Cover Crops Help Farmers, Soil After Summer Drought

Indiana Department of Agriculture officials say the so-called "green manure" helps soil recover faster if there is little rain.

October 17, 2012

 

Manure Lagoons

Indiana Hog Farmer Fined For Water Contamination

An environmental group says the fines are not harsh enough, but IIDEM says its penalties for water quality contamination are stricter than federal regulations.

October 6, 2012

 

pumpkin

Pumpkin Crop Thriving Despite Drought

Pumpkins have deep roots, so they were able to withstand the state's summer drought.

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