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October 12, 2017


Months Of Wonky Weather Could Delay Indiana’s Harvest

The state's soybean crop is 42 percent harvested as of this week, about the same as average. But the corn crop lags at just 24 percent.

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.

June 6, 2017


Slug Infestation Threatens Indiana Crop Yield

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

December 2, 2016


Drought Affecting Parts Of Southern Indiana

Indiana's associate state climatologist says Indiana is part of the northern edge of a massive drought affecting the southeastern United States.

August 10, 2016


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.

April 5, 2016


China Selling Corn Stockpiles, Driving Prices Down

American farmers may plant more corn this summer than they have in years, but China's announcement could drive down prices.

October 12, 2015


Will Summer Rains Mean Fewer Pumpkins This Fall?

An Associated Press report says there could be a shortage of canned pumpkin after a large amount of rain hit the Midwest this summer.

October 6, 2015


USDA Says Dry Weather Is Helping Indiana’s Soybean Harvest

So far, 41 percent of the state's soybean crop has been harvested, up from 17 percent at this time a year ago.

August 12, 2015


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.

August 10, 2015


Upcoming Crop Analysis Likely To Be Grim

Agricultural experts are expected to predict a poor harvest this year because of near-record rainfall in June and July.

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