The partnership would have an impact on several of Indiana's industries, including agriculture, the automotive industry and the grocery business.
Soybean and corn prices are being driven down by increased supply from both within the U.S. and internationally.
Heavier rainfalls could damage crops or cause increased flooding in cities with insufficient drainage.
The FDA announced new regulations in December restricting antibiotics in animals for growth purposes. The drug companies announced this week they will comply.
A virus spreading to hogs around the nation will impact pork production in Indiana.
The commodity loan program allows farmers to store crops until later in the year, but some Indiana farmers say the program doesn't work.
The Natural Resources Defense Council suggests farmers could avoid major losses if they used practices that promote soil health.
Corn yields are expected to be 64 percent higher than they were last year.
Purdue University officials say farmers should monitor for gray leaf spot, northern corn leaf blight, and the bacterial disease Goss‘s wilt.
Some farmers say selling directly to Wal-Mart boosts profits, while other says it lessens the competition wholesalers provide.