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May 14, 2015

 

The total annual loss of honey bees in Indiana neared 50 percent this past year.

Despite Progress, Honey Bee Population Continues To Decline

A new study shows the trends in the declining honey bee population across the United States.

March 23, 2015

 

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Deadline Approaches To Sign Up For Farm Bill Crop Insurance

The new farm bill includes three crop insurance options for farmers – this is the first time there's been more than one choice.

October 3, 2014

 

Indiana is the fifth largest pork producer in the United States.

USDA Report Indicates Higher Availability Of Pork

A new report shows pork production levels are higher than expected following a pig virus feared to take a heavy toll.

July 8, 2014

 

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USDA Green Lights Pig Virus Vaccine

The USDA has granted a permit for use of a vaccine that would help curb the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus, a disease that has devastated Indiana pig farmers.

April 14, 2014

 

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USDA And State Create Partnership To Expand Meat Sales

The U.S. Department of Agriculture and Indiana are working together to certify small meat producers in Indiana to USDA standards.

February 24, 2014

 

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USDA Census: Indiana Farms And Farm Acreage Declining

According to a USDA Census released last week, Indiana farms and farmland are decreasing.

November 21, 2013

 

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USDA Grant to Fund Indiana Farm-To-School Program

The Indiana State Department of Health will use the money to connect school corporations with local farmers and producers beginning next year.

October 9, 2013

 

Indiana farmers could have a harder time deciding at what price to sell their crops this year.

Shutdown Hampers Farmers’ Ability To Determine Crop Prices

Indiana farmers could have a harder time determining crop prices this year because the USDA is not releasing a report that tracks supply and demand.

August 12, 2013

 

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USDA Predicts Near Record Corn Yield, Soybeans Look Good Too

Corn yields are expected to be 64 percent higher than they were last year.

July 5, 2013

 

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Indiana Crop In Much Better Shape Than Last Year

Nearly 80 percent of Indiana's corn has been rated good or excellent.

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