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November 1, 2017

 

Soybean harvest

Farmers Adjust To New Climate Norms Amid Long, Tricky Harvest

The unpredictable fall weather is delaying fall harvests.

October 24, 2017

 

A Mann family farmer dumps freshly harvested corn kernels from a hopper truck into underground conveyor belts that feed storage bins at White Oak Farms in Cloverdale.

Hoosier Farmers Toil As Corn Harvest Drags On

Indiana grain farmers are hustling to keep up with harvest as fall progresses.

October 12, 2017

 

A crop of browned soybeans await harvest in a White County field in early October. A white house and a grain silo are in the distance.

Months Of Wonky Weather Could Delay Indiana’s Harvest

The state's soybean crop is 42 percent harvested as of this week, about the same as average. But the corn crop lags at just 24 percent.

October 2, 2017

 

Monsanto CTO Robb Fraley

Despite Problems, Monsanto Exec Says Dicamba Use Will Only Grow

The herbicide dicamba has damaged large swaths of Midwest crops in the past year.

September 11, 2017

 

A glyphosate-resistant weed stands over over a patch of soybeans on Don Lamb's farm. Weeds like this are one reason some farmers turned to dicamba-tolerant soybeans this year.

Dicamba Poses Tough Questions, Few Answers For Farmers, Regulators

Over a hundred dicamba-related complaints have been filed in Indiana so far this year.

August 10, 2017

 

Purdue University agronomists announce Indiana's 2017 forecast for corn and soybeans at the Indiana State Fair.

Indiana Corn, Soybean Production Set To Exceed Expectations

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.

July 24, 2017

 

Dicamba causing

State Investigating Controversial Herbicide Dicamba

The controversial herbicide is allegedly drifting from neighboring fields and damaging other crops.

July 20, 2017

 

Indiana Department of Agriculture director Ted McKinney (left, seated) signs a friendship agreement with China's Hebei Provincial Department of Agriculture during a trade mission in 2015.

Indiana Ag Chief Tapped To Be USDA’s First Trade Undersecretary

Ted McKinney has directed Indiana's Department of Agriculture since 2014, after working at Dow AgroSciences and Eli Lilly subsidiary Elanco.

June 27, 2017

 

Evening rainclouds shadow growing crops in Northwest Indiana in late June.

Uneven Weather Causing ‘Roly-Poly’ Indiana Crop Growth

Heavy rain and temperature fluctuations across the state are causing inconsistent growing conditions that could push harvest past Thanksgiving.

June 16, 2017

 

Rows of corn

Dow-DuPont Merger’s DOJ Approval Raises Seed Competition Concerns

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.

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