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April 11, 2018


Farmers Worried Soil Moisture Could Delay Planting Crops

Indiana farmers are becoming concerned that recent precipitation – both rain and snow – will delay this year’s planting date.

March 26, 2018


Dean Foods Cancels 27 Hoosier Farm Contracts

Dean Foods is a national company with deep ties to the Hoosier state, but the company is severing nearly all of its contracts with Hoosier farmers.  

March 22, 2018


China Could Target U.S. Soybeans In Retaliatory Tariffs

$60 billion in tariffs on Chinese imports that President Donald Trump announced Thursday could have a significant impact on Hoosier farmers.

February 26, 2018


Seymour High School Buys $300,000 Tractor For $1

Seymour High School purchased a tractor worth about $300,000 that will arrive in May.

December 8, 2017


Indiana Receives Part of $20 Million Agriculture Research Grant

Indiana is among 12 states that will receive a combined $20 million dollars to improve soil health.

October 24, 2017


Hoosier Farmers Toil As Corn Harvest Drags On

Indiana grain farmers are hustling to keep up with harvest as fall progresses.

September 15, 2017


Report: Livestock Farms Good For Economy Despite Opposition

The animal agriculture industry in Indiana is growing faster than the nation as a whole in most categories, according to the Indiana Soybean Alliance.

August 24, 2017


Dwindling Number Of Round Barns Sparks Effort To Save Them

Indiana is the round barn capital of the world, but fewer than 100 round barns remain standing in the Hoosier state.

August 13, 2017


Interactive Exhibit Teaches Hoosiers About Soil Health, Erosion

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.

August 9, 2017


Southern Rust Crop Fungus Found In 17 Indiana Counties

The infection is a harmful fungus that affects corn and was first discovered in the southern United States before it traveled north to Indiana.

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