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September 5, 2014

 

Uber drivers must sign up and pass a background check.

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Appeals court rules on Indiana’s gay marriage ban, the battle over ‘Right to Work’ came to head in two court challenges and the new ride service called Uber.

February 14, 2014

 

livestock

Farmer’s Rights Bill Goes to House Next Week

Farm groups say the bill is needed to protect the industry from attack by environmental and animal-rights activists.

July 11, 2013

 

A pig virus from Europe and Asia is now affecting U.S. farms. At least 11 Indiana farms have identified cases of the disease, which can kill pigs but doesn't affect humans.

New-To-U.S. Pig Virus Found In Indiana, Humans Not Affected

A pig virus previously found only in Asia and Europe has moved to the United States, killing pigs in 15 states, including Indiana.

June 5, 2013

 

Corn

Simulation Predicts Less Corn Yields In Coming Years

A computer simulation of the corn belt shows corn yields are likely to decline over the next several decades.

March 12, 2013

 

Corn

Midwest Drought Encourages Southern Farmers To Grow Corn

High corn prices and low supply caused by the 2012 drought have prompted some farmers in the Southeast to consider planting more corn.

September 10, 2012

 

corn

Drought May Soon Affect Popcorn Prices

The quality of the popcorn may not be as high as consumers have come to expect.

July 6, 2012

 

corn

Agricultural Economists Say Drought Could Impact Food Prices

Purdue economists say if conditions don’t improve, Hoosiers will start to see prices increase at the supermarket.

June 6, 2012

 

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

County Extension Agents Host Public Meetings on Food Hubs

The extension agents are gauging interest in the kind of food hub that would benefit local residents.

December 17, 2011

 

Maple Farms

Family Farm Embraces Change, Growth To Stay Afloat

This is the first in a series taking a look at how family farms across Indiana have adapted to modern farming.

November 28, 2011

 

Cow

Cows Quarantined After Possible Tuberculosis Exposure

Officials say all tests for bovine tuberculosis on the possibly affected cattle have come back negative.

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