Great American Milk Drive Visits Indiana Farms

Earlier this fall, consumers got a first-hand look at the dairy industry in Indiana and gained some understanding on the impact it can have on the health and hunger that plagues families across Indiana. Jenni Purcell with the American Dairy

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Perdue Farms Chicken

Perdue Farms Antibiotic Free

A Perdue Farms brand is now verified as antibiotic free, made with no antibiotic, ever. The company announced last week its’ Simple Smart brand of fully cooked, frozen breaded products are now USDA Process Verified for being made from chickens

Stan Poe

Poe Replaces Simmerman as State Fair Board President

The Board, which conducts many of the programs and competitions held annually during the annual State Fair, has elected Stan Poe as its new president. He succeeds Steve Simmerman who has served in that role since 2011. Poe’s one-year term

soybean harvest

Field Drainage Hurting Soybean Yields

  Soybean yields in Central Indiana are coming in at the high end of expectations, but poor drainage in some fields is cutting yields.  With about a third of the harvest complete, Fred Kramer, with DuPont Pioneer, says soybean yields

Purdue Extension

Purdue Extension Awards 3 for Outstanding Service

Three leaders received special recognition Thursday (Oct. 16) for the exceptional service they have provided through their profession to the university and the people of Indiana. Special awards presented during Extension’s annual Professional Development Conference luncheon included: * Outstanding Extension

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Record Crops Mean Some Harvest Delays

Indiana’s projected record corn and soybean crops will likely result in backups at the state’s grain handling facilities and delay some farmers from harvesting, Purdue agricultural economist Chris Hurt says. “When the grain industry hits its maximum drying or storage


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Sunday Outlook

Weekend Developments ·         Rain showers are confined primarily to Wisconsin and the Upper Great lakes region today. ·         Midwest showers are expected to be very limited the next 10 days, accelerating harvest progress. ·         Basis began to soften late in


Jim Riley Market Review for 10/17/2014

Agriculture today is not what it was a decade ago and the futures market that is at the heart of the world farm economy has changed dramatically in just the past few years. Electronic trading and speculative funds have rendered

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