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July 24, 2017

 

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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

 

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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.

June 6, 2017

 

The mild winter, rainy conditions, and cool climate have created the perfect environment for the slugs to thrive.

Slug Infestation Threatens Indiana Crop Yield

Large populations of slugs are damaging soybeans and corn, leaving Indiana farmers at a deficit.

May 31, 2017

 

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New Marker To Honor Farmer Who Pioneered Soybeans In Indiana

The Indiana Historical Bureau will dedicate a marker June 10 in Avon celebrating Adrian A. Parsons.

May 17, 2017

 

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Waterlogged Fields Create Problems For Farmers Who Haven’t Planted

Corn is more than halfway planted and a quarter of soybeans are planted.

May 15, 2017

 

Flooded field

Corn Farmers Struggle With Saturated Soils

About half of the state's corn crop has been planted.

October 7, 2016

 

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Mt. Vernon Soybean Plant To Expand Operations By More Than Double

Consolidated Grain & Barge's plans to increase its daily output by more than twice its current soybean processing capacity.

August 15, 2016

 

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Indiana Corn, Soybean Crops Could Set Records This Year

A U.S. Department of Agriculture report released Friday predicts the second-largest corn crop in Indiana history, with the largest soybean crop.

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