Experts say warmer and drier weather than normal created perfect conditions for last year's crop.
Indiana is constantly competing with Nebraska to be the top popcorn producer.
While the governor's proposed health care expansion got a seal of approval, press organizations criticized his plan to create a state-run news agency.
Farmers in the Hoosier state planted a total of 91,000 acres of corn used to make popcorn.
The quality of the popcorn may not be as high as consumers have come to expect.