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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.

June 18, 2015

 

Cows lined up in stanchions at confined animal feeding operation (CAFO).

Bartholomew County Taskforce To Recommend CAFO Restrictions

A Bartholomew County committee tasked with looking into restrictions on confined feeding operations is making slow progress.

June 9, 2015

 

Corn field

For Farmers, More Wet Weather Could Come At A Serious Cost

Economists have told grain farmers to expect, at best, to break even with a good yield, and harsh weather could diminish farmers' harvests.

May 26, 2015

 

Broccoli and cauliflower are among the products most heavily relied on from California.

California Drought Causing Moderate Increases In Food Prices

The California drought is causing increased prices for certain products.

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.

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