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The Drought and Your Plants


Photo: Karen Thorton (Flickr)

Farmers in Indiana are worried about their crops that are facing a tough season with little rain.

Much of the state is experiencing a drought, leaving homeowners with brown lawns and causing farmers to worry about their crop yields.

On this week’s Noon Edition, we’ll talk with local gardeners and agricultural experts about the impact the dry conditions are having in Indiana.

Join us Friday at 12 p.m. with your questions for our guests as they talk about the policy changes. Visit this site to be part of our live chat, follow us on Twitter @NoonEdition, or join us on the air by calling in at 812-855-0811 or 1-877-285-WFIU.


Al Shipe- Service Hydrologist with the National Weather Service Weather Forecast Office in Indianapolis, IN

Bob Baird- Landscape designer and gardener with Designscape, Nashville, IN

Steve Bright- Bright Family Farms, Martinsville, IN

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