The animal agriculture industry in Indiana is growing faster than the nation as a whole in most categories, according to the Indiana Soybean Alliance.
Indiana is the round barn capital of the world, but fewer than 100 round barns remain standing in the Hoosier state.
Water run-off from farms in Indiana and throughout the Midwest often takes nutrients with it that are important to crops, including nitrogen and phosphorous.
The infection is a harmful fungus that affects corn and was first discovered in the southern United States before it traveled north to Indiana.
The record rainfall this week is the latest setback farmers are facing during an unusually wet summer.
Heavy rain and temperature fluctuations across the state are causing inconsistent growing conditions that could push harvest past Thanksgiving.
Mexico could slap new tariffs on imports of the syrup if the deal isn't finalized, and the effects of that tariff could trickle down to farmers.
Large populations of slugs are damaging soybeans and corn, leaving Indiana farmers at a deficit.
Officials searching for a solution are focusing their efforts on the shores of the Wabash River.
Food sharing initiatives, such as urban farms, are growing in places like Fort Wayne, Indianapolis and Lafayette.