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May 30, 2013

 

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Hog Farmers Hope To Benefit From U.S., China Merger

China's largest meat processor is buying U.S.-based Smithfield foods, and that could provide a major opportunity for hog farmers.

January 8, 2013

 

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Affordable Care Act’s Impact On Hoosier Farmers Uncertain

How Indiana decides to implement the healthcare law could significantly affect farmers, who often have a hard time getting affordable insurance.

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.

September 26, 2012

 

Bacon

Drought Could Increase Pork Prices, Reduce Pork Producers

Drought conditions this summer have driven up the price of grain, which is a main food source for hogs.

May 30, 2012

 

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Indiana’s Corn Crop Vulnerable To Hot, Dry Conditions

Corn is taking a hit early this summer as temperatures have risen to the mid-90s on some days.

March 31, 2012

 

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Purdue Educates Farmers About Insecticides’ Effect On Bees

New studies show the impacts a popular insecticide is having on bee colonies.

February 19, 2012

 

corn

Indiana Farmers Plant More Corn Because Of Increased Demand

The demand for corn has risen and so have the prices farmers can get for the crop.

December 5, 2011

 

Indiana Farm

Indiana Farmers Could See Record Incomes

The USDA has predicted farm income to top $100 billion this year, and Indiana's income is also predicted to significantly increase.

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