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Say cheese: Warren to get mozzarella plant
Thursday, August 9, 2018
Input sought on rural needs for 10 counties: Network forms to boost web access
$38.9 million Lilly Endowment grant was awarded to WHIN for its regional economic development initiative
Thursday, August 9, 2018
Officials welcome opening of new Ivy Tech agricultural tech center in Vigo County
'You've hit a grand slam on this,' Sen. Joe Donnelly says
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Knox County adopts state's first invasive species ordinance
It includes a list of 64 plants banned from being sold, traded or imported into the county by nurseries, grocery stores, chains or any other vendor beginning on Jan. 1, 2020
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Legislative committee studies how to regulate proposed hemp production
Kentucky allows state-licensed farmers to participate in a research pilot program where they can grow, produce and market hemp
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Grant County neighbors rally to oppose proposed CFO for 9,240 hogs on about 40 acres
“We're not against farming, it's the type of farming,” says organizer of those against the operation
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Rail operator asks feds to run freight trains on Nickel Plate line in Hamilton, Marion counies
U.S. Rail would use the tracks to transport grain to Indianapolis, its petition reads
Friday, August 3, 2018
Lower crop yields one of many climate change effects for Indiana farmers
Warmer overnight temperatures already have contributed to reduced corn yields over the last decade in state, Purdue report says
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
OPINION: Hoosier manufacturing far from dead
Eye on the pie
Monday, July 30, 2018
Consumer economy in crosshairs if trade war continues, BSU economist Mike Hicks warns
“The tampering of a supply chain that involves 15 percent of the economy is sufficient for us to slip into recession,” he says
Sunday, July 29, 2018
Conservation subsidies: Local farmers do their part for the environment
They must agree not to produce crops or livestock on highly erodible land without a conservation system
Sunday, July 29, 2018
EDITORIAL: $12 billion helps, but doesn't fix trade issue
Saturday, July 28, 2018
Hoosier farmers, economists react to President Trump's $12 billion bailout
‘No good end to the road’ president is currently on, says one
Thursday, July 26, 2018
South Bend-area farmers happy for part of $12 billion in support in tariff battle with China
Wyatt  farmer estimated that he already had lost about $23,000 on the value of the corn and soybeans he plants on 700 acres
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Soybean herbicide drift complaints skyrocket in Indiana in 2018
The number has overwhelmed the state chemist's compliance officers
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
'By God's Design': Homestead Heritage a small-farm success story
Fourteen years into it, Howard County farm has some 500 total families it feeds
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
More Lafayette businesses speak out against tariffs
Monday, July 23, 2018
Decrease in family farms shifts 4-H participation away from large livestock
Purdue Extension educator says shift is to rabbits, poultry and goats
Sunday, July 22, 2018
Hoosier farmers starting to feel effects of trade war with China
“It doesn’t seem like a good strategy,”  says Dale grain and beef cattle farmer as he sees prices drop
Friday, July 20, 2018
Eagle Creek Apiary provides sweet service
Today the strains of bees are chosen for survivability and honey production, but the inaugural hive was a feral colony that came native to the property, which was a former dairy farm
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Parke County farmer: It's about working smarter, not harder
Steve Gerrish: Farmer, ag philosopher, analyst, inventor and businessman
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Indiana Legislature studies hemp's possibilities for Hoosier farmers
The net income for farmers in Kentucky is $2,000 to $3,000 an acre from the CBD, more than for corn and soybeans
Monday, July 16, 2018
Weather a head-scratcher for farmers for some southern Indiana farmers

Heat, heavy rain has crops confused


Monday, July 16, 2018






Editor, John C. DePrez Jr.; Executive Editor, Carol Rogers; Publishers: IBRC and IAR


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