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  • Rainy weather slows Indiana harvest progress
    Above-average temperatures helped dry Hoosier fields between sporadic rains. However, temperatures in some counties dropped low enough for farmers to see their first frost.
  • National FFA officers elected
    Students from Delaware, Florida, Minnesota, New York, South Carolina and Texas have been elected by delegates from throughout the United States to serve on the 2016-2017 National FFA officer team.
  • FFA Proficiency Awards presented
    Winners of the 2016 National Agricultural Proficiency Awards were announced Oct. 21 at the 89th National FFA Convention and Expo.
  • National FFA Stars named
    FFA members from Oklahoma, Minnesota and South Dakota earned the most prestigious honor awarded to a student by the National FFA Organization at the 89th National FFA Convention and Expo in Indianapolis.
  • Hunting/fishing decision put to Indiana voters
    When Hoosier voters head to the polls Nov. 8, elections for president and U.S. Senate will top the ballot. Hoosiers also will vote on an amendment regarding hunting and fishing.
  • Free trade means more business for U.S. ag
    Many farmers are expecting record yields this year, but the blessing of a good harvest can also be a burden if you don’t have enough customers for your crops. With the lowest commodity prices on corn and soybeans in more than a decade, farmers need access to more markets if they’re going to keep afloat.
  • Assistant manager focuses on grain quality
    Jason Streit knows a thing or two about lines. The most important thing he knows is that farmers don’t want to wait in them when coming to Sublette Farmers Elevator to dump grain.
  • Consider 2016 diseases when planning for 2017
    SPONSORED: Where to start the conversation for selecting corn seed for the 2017 growing year? If you’ve had disease issues this year, that’s the place, said Jason Holman, DEKALB and Asgrow technical agronomist for northern Indiana.
  • Dry fall weather aids Hoosier farmers' harvest
    Many Indiana fields remained too damp to harvest at the beginning of the week. However, the dry and breezy weather kept farmers out in the fields as conditions continued to improve.
  • You can conserve energy in your home
    Fall harvesting is well underway with one thing in mind, getting the crop in the bin. However, when time allows, you may want to take advantage of a warm fall day to seal cracks and crevices in your home.
  • Resistance tops soybean weed talk
    SPONSORED: There has been a lot of conversation about Palmer amaranth, which grows quickly and creates millions of seeds, making it difficult for farmers to control.
  • 8 ways to combat invasive plants
    As most landowners know, fighting invasive plants can be an uphill battle. They often have multiple, highly competitive traits like fast growth, rapid reproduction, multiple means of reproduction and long growth periods.
  • Pork industry outlook turns sour
    Hog prices have collapsed to levels far below breakeven. There is worry more hogs headed to market this fall than available packing capacity, and the latest U.S. Department of Agriculture inventory indicates there are more hogs than had been anticipated.
  • 65,000 descend on Indy for National FFA Convention
    A sea of students in navy corduroy jackets flooded Indianapolis Oct. 19-22 for the National FFA Convention.
  • Farm survey responses vital for policy, programs
    Ignoring those U.S. Department of Agriculture surveys that arrive in the mail could do more harm than good, said Rob Johansson, USDA chief economist.

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