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July 14, 2017

 

Soybean crops in water after flooding this week.

Farmers Are Facing Setbacks After Heavy Flooding This Week

The record rainfall this week is the latest setback farmers are facing during an unusually wet summer.

June 27, 2017

 

Evening rainclouds shadow growing crops in Northwest Indiana in late June.

Uneven Weather Causing ‘Roly-Poly’ Indiana Crop Growth

Heavy rain and temperature fluctuations across the state are causing inconsistent growing conditions that could push harvest past Thanksgiving.

June 20, 2017

 

Free Indiana

Indiana Corn Farmers Hope Sugar Deal Keeps Syrup Trade Sweet

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.

June 6, 2017

 

The mild winter, rainy conditions, and cool climate have created the perfect environment for the slugs to thrive.

Slug Infestation Threatens Indiana Crop Yield

Large populations of slugs are damaging soybeans and corn, leaving Indiana farmers at a deficit.

June 2, 2017

 

Wabash river in Indiana.

Nutrient Runoff In Indiana Causes Environmental Problems Far South

Officials searching for a solution are focusing their efforts on the shores of the Wabash River.

April 18, 2017

 

Food

Indiana Farmers Fight Food Insecurity

Food sharing initiatives, such as urban farms, are growing in places like Fort Wayne, Indianapolis and Lafayette.

January 31, 2017

 

Popcorn

Indiana Popcorn Harvest Sets Record 500M Pounds In 2016

Experts say warmer and drier weather than normal created perfect conditions for last year's crop.

January 30, 2017

 

Farm

Women Interested In Agriculture Opportunities Can Learn More

The Young Ladies of Agriculture Northern Indiana Forum is open to 100 young women in grades 8-12.

January 6, 2017

 

Up to four people can ride on a toboggan at the Pokagon State Park toboggan run.

Video: Watch ‘Indiana Newsdesk’ January 6, 2017

A preview of the 2017 legislative session, the state of downtown Loogootee, the lifestyle of farmers and a toboggan ride that is having a record breaking year.

January 6, 2017

 

Jeff Bailey is a part-time farmer in Bloomington. He's one of few Indiana farmers younger than the average age of 58.

Young People Joining Agriculture Industry Face Tough Conditions

Young farmers are necessary to sustain the agricultural economy in the state, but they face a difficult farming environment.

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