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September 10, 2012

 

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Drought May Soon Affect Popcorn Prices

The quality of the popcorn may not be as high as consumers have come to expect.

July 6, 2012

 

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Agricultural Economists Say Drought Could Impact Food Prices

Purdue economists say if conditions don’t improve, Hoosiers will start to see prices increase at the supermarket.

June 6, 2012

 

The food hub would act as an aggregation point for smaller farmers to gather and market their products.

County Extension Agents Host Public Meetings on Food Hubs

The extension agents are gauging interest in the kind of food hub that would benefit local residents.

December 17, 2011

 

Maple Farms

Family Farm Embraces Change, Growth To Stay Afloat

This is the first in a series taking a look at how family farms across Indiana have adapted to modern farming.

November 28, 2011

 

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Cows Quarantined After Possible Tuberculosis Exposure

Officials say all tests for bovine tuberculosis on the possibly affected cattle have come back negative.

September 21, 2011

 

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No Decline In Indiana Farm Deaths

One farm safety expert says the agricultural industry is having trouble breaking through that plateau.

August 18, 2011

 

Chickens

4-H Poultry Club Teaches Kids How To Bring Birds Full Circle

WFIU’s Dan Goldblatt grew up on a small chicken farm himself and takes a look at 4-H families who teach their kids poultry farming, from chick to frying pan.

August 10, 2011

 

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State Honors Centennial Family Farms

In order to be eligible, farms had to have been owned by the same family for more than 100 consecutive years.

May 16, 2011

 

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Wet Spring Means Late Growing Season In Central Indiana

Hoping to take advantage of a window of dry weather, central Indiana farmers are scouring their land for areas that can be planted.

October 20, 2010

 

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Soldiers Arrive Back Home after Agribusiness Mission

Members of the Indiana National Guard were in Afghanistan to pass on effective farming techniques.

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