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August 10, 2017


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.

October 13, 2016


USDA Lowers Corn Yield Forecast; Soybeans Should Still Set Records

Indiana farmers are harvesting a record amount of soybeans, but those gains are being offset by lower than expected corn yields.

October 3, 2014


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.

August 12, 2014


Good Crop Predictions Could Lower Grocery Prices

Agriculture economists are predicting a second straight record year for the state's corn production.

July 25, 2013


Purdue Economist Testifies In US House Biofuels Panel

Chris Hurt testified Thursday before the US House of Representatives Energy and Power Subcommittee.

July 5, 2013


Indiana Crop In Much Better Shape Than Last Year

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

June 25, 2013


Purdue Ag Economists Expect Farm Bill Extension

After Congress failed to pass a new version of the farm bill, Purdue agriculture economists say they expect another farm bill extension.

June 5, 2013


Simulation Predicts Less Corn Yields In Coming Years

A computer simulation of the corn belt shows corn yields are likely to decline over the next several decades.

May 30, 2013


Purdue Economist: Beef Prices Likely To Stay High Into 2016

The effect of last summer's drought on livestock around the state could be felt for several more years, says one economist.

February 8, 2013


2012 Drought Contributes To Lowest Cattle Herd Since 1952

The dry weather ravaged feed supplies, sharply drove up corn and soybean prices and forced cattle producers to reduce their herds.

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