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January 15, 2016

 

bird flu

USDA Confirms Case Of Avian Flu In Southern Indiana

The case is the first to be confirmed since June 2015.

November 19, 2015

 

A tiger peers through a fence.

Wildlife In Need Under Scrutiny For Alleged Animal Abuse

The roadside zoo Wildlife in Need is under scrutiny after two USDA investigations were released this Fall accusing the zoo of multiple violations.

November 13, 2015

 

monarch butterfly

USDA To Introduce Monarch Conservation Program

The USDA hopes to halt the decline of monarch butterflies by paying farmers and private lands owners to grow milkweed.

November 11, 2015

 

A field of soybeans.

Despite Normal Soybean Yield, Indiana Faces Low Prices

Indiana soybean crops produced higher yields than expected after damage from record rainfall over the summer.

October 13, 2015

 

Crow walking

Panel Convenes In Bloomington To Discuss Crow Problem

Bloomington is still in the first steps of establishing a plan to control the crow population in the city.

September 11, 2015

 

Gas pump

Indiana Receiving USDA Grant Funds To Increase Ethanol Pumps

Indiana is one of 21 states receiving grant funds from the USDA to add more gasoline pumps that dispense gas with a higher amount of ethanol.

August 12, 2015

 

corn harvest

Corn Harvest Expected To Drop 20 Percent From Last Year

The decline could hurt farmers, but high yields in other parts of the country mean grocery prices likely won't be impacted.

August 12, 2015

 

flooded corn

Feds Grant Flood Disaster Declaration For Farmers

Farmers in 88 counties will be able to request low-interest loans to make up for crop losses that occurred due to heavy rainfall.

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

 

farm

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.

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