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October 22, 2012

 

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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

 

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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

 

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Pumpkin Crop Thriving Despite Drought

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

October 4, 2012

 

Kyle Stokes explaining school budgets

Video: What Farms And School Budgets Have In Common

If you have not seen Kyle Stokes' cow, you won't want to miss this explanation of school budgets and property tax caps.

September 27, 2012

 

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Indiana Lawmakers Discuss Additional Farm Insurance

Lawmakers met with agriculture experts Wednesday to discuss providing additional insurance for the state's farmers.

August 14, 2012

 

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Indiana Farmers Get Financial Advice On Crop Loss

Farmers in Indiana are having one of the worst crop yields in decades, and they are trying to figure out how to deal with their financial losses.

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 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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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.

June 14, 2012

 

Farm

Dry Spell Affecting Indiana Farmers And Produce Buyers

The warm spring, spring frost and dry summer are taking a toll on Indiana farmers.

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