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December 1, 2014

 

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Wet, Cool Weather Made For Good Christmas Tree Crop

Cooler temperatures and an increase in moisture created a healthier environment for fir trees.

November 28, 2014

 

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Indiana Farmland Values Could See Decline

Indiana’s farmland values could soon be on the decline thanks to dropping crop prices.

November 13, 2014

 

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Frozen Ground Could Give Farmers Opportunity To Harvest

Freezing temperatures mean farmers can use equipment on their fields without worrying if the ground is too wet.

October 30, 2014

 

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Coming Up Friday at 6 p.m. On “Indiana Newsdesk”

A record-breaking year for crops may leave farmers hurting. Despite decreasing defense contracts, officials say they don't plan to get out of the business.

October 9, 2014

 

Villwock says that renewable farming methods benefit Indiana's farmers.

Farm Bureau Says Renewable Energy Delivering Benefits

The Indiana Farm Bureau president says ethanol now accounts for 40 percent of the state's corn production.

September 5, 2014

 

Uber drivers must sign up and pass a background check.

Video: Watch “Indiana Newsdesk” September 5, 2014

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

 

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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.

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