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September 13, 2014

 

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How Farmers Can Beat Low Crop Prices

Soybean and corn prices are being driven down by increased supply from both within the U.S. and internationally.

March 31, 2014

 

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UN Climate Change Report Predicts More Flooding In Midwest

Heavier rainfalls could damage crops or cause increased flooding in cities with insufficient drainage.

March 28, 2014

 

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FDA Restricts Antibiotics In Animals For Growth

The FDA announced new regulations in December restricting antibiotics in animals for growth purposes. The drug companies announced this week they will comply.

March 24, 2014

 

pig

Hog Virus Hurting Indiana Pork Production

A virus spreading to hogs around the nation will impact pork production in Indiana.

October 11, 2013

 

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Farm Bill Delay Affects How Farmers Get Paid To Store Crops

The commodity loan program allows farmers to store crops until later in the year, but some Indiana farmers say the program doesn't work.

August 27, 2013

 

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Report: Government Could Have Avoided $1 Billion Crop Payout

The Natural Resources Defense Council suggests farmers could avoid major losses if they used practices that promote soil health.

August 12, 2013

 

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USDA Predicts Near Record Corn Yield, Soybeans Look Good Too

Corn yields are expected to be 64 percent higher than they were last year.

July 19, 2013

 

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Farmers Should Watch Out For Crop Diseases In Wet Conditions

Purdue University officials say farmers should monitor for gray leaf spot, northern corn leaf blight, and the bacterial disease Goss‘s wilt.

June 8, 2013

 

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Some Indiana Farmers Wary Of Wal-Mart Plan To Buy Direct

Some farmers say selling directly to Wal-Mart boosts profits, while other says it lessens the competition wholesalers provide.

March 14, 2013

 

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More Farmers Likely To Buy Insurance After $1 Billion Payout

A record $1 billion has been paid to Indiana farmers because of last year's drought, mostly because of a 40 percent drop in corn yields.

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