After Congress failed to pass a new version of the farm bill, Purdue agriculture economists say they expect another farm bill extension.
But Indiana’s numbers are likely more accurate than those reported by other states.
Once complete, the 44,000 solar panels will generate enough energy to power more than 2,000 homes.
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.
With high seed and fertilizer prices, agriculture experts say there is little room for error when it comes to planting crops.
The first bill the governor signed into law prevents a $57 million in farm property tax increase.
However, farmers say the smaller tax burden would encourage them to buy newer equipment.
Farm-related fatalities fell from 23 in 2010 to 16 in 2012, a Purdue University study found.
The commonly used herbicide atrazine kills weeds in corn and sorghum fields without harming the crops.
Indiana Department of Agriculture officials say the so-called "green manure" helps soil recover faster if there is little rain.