A years-long Purdue University extension experiment is testing whether ginseng can be cultivated by Indiana farmers.
The decline could hurt farmers, but high yields in other parts of the country mean grocery prices likely won't be impacted.
Agricultural experts will outline their predictions Wednesday for what this year's harvest might look like; gas prices in central Indiana are going up again.
Agricultural experts are expected to predict a poor harvest this year because of near-record rainfall in June and July.
Farmers are hoping rain will hold off long enough for them to get corn in the ground.
Thanks to good weather, pumpkin patches across the state saw more crop than usual. But, the leftover pumpkins could pose a problem for next year.
The cold temperatures in early spring have led to a poor apple harvest this season in Indiana.
Soybean and corn prices are being driven down by increased supply from both within the U.S. and internationally.
Heavy spring rains delayed planting for a majority of the region’s corn farmers. Now, after a hot, dry summer, harvest yields are low.
There won't be a bumper crop this year, but depending on summer weather, most farmers should recover.