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April 6, 2016

 

Organic Farm vegetables

Indiana Adding Organic Farms Faster Than National Average

Indiana added 81 organic operations last year, with another 11 added so far in 2016.

April 5, 2016

 

cornfield

China Selling Corn Stockpiles, Driving Prices Down

American farmers may plant more corn this summer than they have in years, but China's announcement could drive down prices.

February 23, 2016

 

The Vaught family on their farm.

Farmers Face Economic Downturn As Revenue Decreases

Farmers enjoyed an economic boom from 2006-2014 because of increased demand for products. Today, farmers are struggling to just break even.

February 19, 2016

 

Indiana Farmers are hoping to get back benefits from the government.

Tonight At 6 On ‘Indiana Newsdesk’

Did upcoming elections affect LGBT legislation? Also, how farmers are facing economic downturns ... and, Assembly Hall's turnstiles are up for auction.

November 18, 2015

 

Cantaloupe

FDA Introduces New Produce Safety Regulations

New produce safety rules could mean significant changes for Indiana farmers.

November 11, 2015

 

A field of soybeans.

Despite Normal Soybean Yield, Indiana Faces Low Prices

Indiana soybean crops produced higher yields than expected after damage from record rainfall over the summer.

November 9, 2015

 

Hay

Why Traversing State Roads With Farm Machinery Isn’t Simple

For farmers, traveling on the road with machinery isn't always easy. Even something as short as a three-mile drive can be an ordeal.

October 7, 2015

 

tractor

Indiana Sees One-Year Jump In Farm-Related Deaths

In 2014, the Hoosier State saw 25 farm-related deaths — an increase from 18 deaths the previous year.

August 25, 2015

 

pigs

Bartholomew County CAFO Moratorium Expires

Bartholomew County commissioners hope to reach a happy ending for all sides of the CAFO ordinance, but it proves difficult.

July 10, 2015

 

floods

Video: Watch ‘Indiana Newsdesk’ July 10, 2015

How devastating will the record rainfall be for farmers? We visit a quarry preserved just like it was during the peak of limestone production in the 1920s.

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