Indiana’s State Chemist Office has been busy ahead of the 2018 planting season preparing farmers to use the powerful herbicide Dicamba.
The unpredictable fall weather is delaying fall harvests.
Water run-off from farms in Indiana and throughout the Midwest often takes nutrients with it that are important to crops, including nitrogen and phosphorous.
To be counted in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Ag Census, first-time participants have to sign up by June 30.
Large populations of slugs are damaging soybeans and corn, leaving Indiana farmers at a deficit.
Officials searching for a solution are focusing their efforts on the shores of the Wabash River.
Hoosier farmers planted more than one million acres of cover crops this year, up from virtually none in 2004.
The site will let farmers upload, track and share the data they use in their jobs – such as crop conditions, pesticide use and rainfall.
Farmers have never felt so pessimistic about their industry, according to a confidence index.
The EPA rules clarify the agency can regulate tributaries that flow into navigable waterways.