Over a hundred dicamba-related complaints have been filed in Indiana so far this year.
Indiana is set to have unexpectedly big corn and soybean harvests this fall, meaning continued tight profit margins for farmers and more low food prices.
The controversial herbicide is allegedly drifting from neighboring fields and damaging other crops.
Ted McKinney has directed Indiana's Department of Agriculture since 2014, after working at Dow AgroSciences and Eli Lilly subsidiary Elanco.
Heavy rain and temperature fluctuations across the state are causing inconsistent growing conditions that could push harvest past Thanksgiving.
The companies still must address areas where regulators says they’ll have too big a market share, but those aren’t the areas that have Indiana farmers worried.
Large populations of slugs are damaging soybeans and corn, leaving Indiana farmers at a deficit.
The Indiana Historical Bureau will dedicate a marker June 10 in Avon celebrating Adrian A. Parsons.
Corn is more than halfway planted and a quarter of soybeans are planted.
About half of the state's corn crop has been planted.