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September 27, 2016

 

Farmland

Record Harvest Underway, But Profits Lag Behind Best Years

Fuel and fertilizer costs have been low, but so have grain prices and crop insurance payouts.

September 13, 2016

 

rural housing

New USDA Transitional Housing Initiatives Leave Indiana Out

Officials hope USDA housing initiatives will eventually help recovering addicts in rural areas transition to healthier lives.

August 15, 2016

 

Corn field

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.

August 10, 2016

 

corn

Recent Numbers Could Mean Good News For IN Farmers

During a year when abundant supplies are expected to drive prices down, the latest numbers from the USDA could be good news for farmers.

July 23, 2016

 

GMO

Why New GMO Labels Might Not Tell The Whole Story

Critics say a new bill designed to tell people whether their food is genetically modified, may actually mask the contents.

May 17, 2016

 

Soybean harvest

Corn Farmers Could Choose Soybeans If Rain Delays Persist

Indiana's soybeans are only 15 percent planted as of this week, less than half their normal progress despite a recent surge in prices.

May 14, 2016

 

bee

Indiana Bee Deaths Down Since 2015

The Honey Bee Colony Loss Survey reports this year’s first quarter loss is 12-percent, compared to 22-percent last year.

April 22, 2016

 

internet

USDA Grants Aim To Connect Rural Communities With Internet

The project has funded one major Indiana project it the past. It paid for a community computer center in Harrison County.

April 6, 2016

 

Organic Farm vegetables

Indiana Adding Organic Farms Faster Than National Average

Indiana added 81 organic operations last year, with another 11 added so far in 2016.

March 11, 2016

 

Crows

USDA Updates Residents On Bloomington Crow Study

The USDA estimates there are as many as 13,000 crows in the city.

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