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November 1, 2017

 

Soybean harvest

Farmers Adjust To New Climate Norms Amid Long, Tricky Harvest

The unpredictable fall weather is delaying fall harvests.

August 13, 2017

 

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Interactive Exhibit Teaches Hoosiers About Soil Health, Erosion

Water run-off from farms in Indiana and throughout the Midwest often takes nutrients with it that are important to crops, including nitrogen and phosphorous.

June 26, 2017

 

Corn

National Agriculture Census Signup Deadline A Week Away

To be counted in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Ag Census, first-time participants have to sign up by June 30.

June 6, 2017

 

The mild winter, rainy conditions, and cool climate have created the perfect environment for the slugs to thrive.

Slug Infestation Threatens Indiana Crop Yield

Large populations of slugs are damaging soybeans and corn, leaving Indiana farmers at a deficit.

June 2, 2017

 

Wabash river in Indiana.

Nutrient Runoff In Indiana Causes Environmental Problems Far South

Officials searching for a solution are focusing their efforts on the shores of the Wabash River.

December 29, 2016

 

Cover crops in Northwestern South Dakota.

Hoosier Farmers Increasingly Turning To Cover Crops

Hoosier farmers planted more than one million acres of cover crops this year, up from virtually none in 2004.

June 7, 2016

 

A soybean farmer cleans a combine, one of many pieces of farm equipment that generates trackable data.

Central Farm Data Service Aims To Boost Agribusiness

The site will let farmers upload, track and share the data they use in their jobs – such as crop conditions, pesticide use and rainfall.

January 11, 2016

 

Drought

Agricultural Outlook At All-Time Low

Farmers have never felt so pessimistic about their industry, according to a confidence index.

August 14, 2015

 

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Farmers Fight EPA’s Upcoming Clean Water Rules

The EPA rules clarify the agency can regulate tributaries that flow into navigable waterways.

July 27, 2015

 

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‘Farm To Food Bank’ Promises Fresh, Local Produce

Indiana's food banks are starting a new Farm to Food Banks program that aims to get more fresh produce to low-income Hoosiers.

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