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April 30, 2015

 

Bright Family Farm in Martinsville

Wet Weather Puts Planting Season Behind Schedule

Farmers are hoping rain will hold off long enough for them to get corn in the ground.

April 29, 2015

 

grain bin

Purdue Report: Grain Bin Entrapments And Deaths Rose In 2014

The uptick in the number of grain bin-related fatalities comes, in part, after a record grain harvest that meant a higher demand for storage.

March 16, 2015

 

dairy cows

Indiana Announces Plans To Attract More Dairy Producers

Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann announced a new "dairy strategy" for the state dairy industry Monday.

January 28, 2015

 

Popcorn

Indiana Farmers See Record Popcorn Crop

Farmers in the Hoosier state planted a total of 91,000 acres of corn used to make popcorn.

December 26, 2014

 

Farm

Purdue Extension To Host Third Annual Small Farm Conference

The conference will feature day-long sessions on making small farms profitable, the growing hops industry and tours of food production operations.

December 1, 2014

 

christmas tree

Wet, Cool Weather Made For Good Christmas Tree Crop

Cooler temperatures and an increase in moisture created a healthier environment for fir trees.

November 28, 2014

 

farm

Indiana Farmland Values Could See Decline

Indiana’s farmland values could soon be on the decline thanks to dropping crop prices.

November 13, 2014

 

Wheat Field

Frozen Ground Could Give Farmers Opportunity To Harvest

Freezing temperatures mean farmers can use equipment on their fields without worrying if the ground is too wet.

October 30, 2014

 

Farmland

Coming Up Friday at 6 p.m. On “Indiana Newsdesk”

A record-breaking year for crops may leave farmers hurting. Despite decreasing defense contracts, officials say they don't plan to get out of the business.

October 9, 2014

 

Villwock says that renewable farming methods benefit Indiana's farmers.

Farm Bureau Says Renewable Energy Delivering Benefits

The Indiana Farm Bureau president says ethanol now accounts for 40 percent of the state's corn production.

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