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August 2, 2016

 

Haylee Drake, left, and Maddie Gearld show off their Clay County 4-H fluid dynamics project.

As Agriculture Modernizes, County 4-H Fairs Try To Keep Pace

Agricultural science has changed a lot in recent years, so you might notice a few surprising things at the County Fair.

July 4, 2016

 

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Should Corn Be Knee High By The Fourth Of July? Not Anymore

Changes in how we farm means taller corn by Independence Day.

May 19, 2016

 

The Environmental Protection Agency will release its recommendations for the amount of ethanol that is blended into gasoline in coming days.

New EPA Regulations Good News For Indiana Farmers

The Environmental Protection Agency proposed increasing the amount of biofuel in gas, meaning more Indiana-produced ethanol will find it’s way into cars.

May 17, 2016

 

Soybean harvest

Corn Farmers Could Choose Soybeans If Rain Delays Persist

Indiana's soybeans are only 15 percent planted as of this week, less than half their normal progress despite a recent surge in prices.

May 12, 2016

 

Neighbor defends fight against new CAFO

White County CAFO Rule Would Join Patchwork Of Regulations

A patchwork of rules regulates concentrated animal feeding operations throughout the state. But in White County, they're working to protect their waterways.

May 10, 2016

 

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Corn Production Ahead Of Schedule Despite Increased Rain

Hoosier farmers didn't make much progress planting corn in the past week, after a strong early start.

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

 

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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.

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