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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.

December 29, 2016

 

Cover crops in Northwestern South Dakota.

Hoosier Farmers Increasingly Turning To Cover Crops

Hoosier farmers planted more than one million acres of cover crops this year, up from virtually none in 2004.

December 5, 2016

 

The smoke bombs are burned to release the acid inside.

Crane Demilitarization Plant Turns Smoke Bombs Into Fertilizer

Once a weapon becomes obsolete because of new technology or machinery, it's shipped to military bases across the U.S. for storage and eventual demilitarization.

November 30, 2016

 

Ag forum

Hoosier Farmers Worried About Election’s Impact On Trade

Two statewide organizations that represent farmers hosted a forum to talk about the election's impact on agriculture.

September 27, 2016

 

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Bill Would Extend Farm Safety Net To Urban Growers

A Michigan senator is introducing legislation that would let urban farmers access the traditional agricultural safety net.

September 6, 2016

 

corn farmer

Air Quality Control Creates Unintended Consequence For Crops

An effort to decrease air pollution is impacting food production. Now, agriculture experts and farmers are using different practices to find a solution.

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.

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