The sub zero temperatures could have hurt farmers' winter wheat, but the snow may have helped minimize damage.
The Indiana State Department of Health will use the money to connect school corporations with local farmers and producers beginning next year.
Nearby residents have expressed concerns that the hog farm could contaminate their well water, but state officials say they do not expect any issues.
Corn yields are expected to be 64 percent higher than they were last year.
Nearly 80 percent of Indiana's corn has been rated good or excellent.
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.