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July 19, 2013

 

corn blight

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

 

walmart

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

 

corn in 2012 drought

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.

January 2, 2013

 

Cow in Indiana

New Round Of Agricultural Census Data Being Collected

The census collects information on production and acreage, as well as energy sources, organic operations, and specialty crops and livestock.

December 3, 2012

 

The food hub would act as an aggregation point for smaller farmers to gather and market their products.

Central Indiana Food Hub To Begin This Spring

Food hubs allow consumers to connect with farmers in a virtual marketplace.

September 17, 2012

 

harvest

Drought Increases Risk Of Harvest Season Accidents

State officials are urging farmers to use precaution as the drought has increased risks for fire, harmful dust and mold due to decomposition.

September 13, 2012

 

Locally grown vegetables.

Local Shoppers Ignore Study Saying Organic Is Not Healthier

Local business has not been affected by a Stanford University study that found organic food was no more nutritional than conventional food.

August 10, 2012

 

corn

Will Drought Increase Food Prices?

The Secretary of Agriculture says the drought alone, is not enough to cause a big spike in food prices.

July 19, 2012

 

farm with corn field

USDA Officials To Visit Johnson County Farm To View Drought

USDA officials spent Wednesday in northern parts of the state and will head to Johnson County Thursday.

July 9, 2012

 

corn

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.

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