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  • Farmers likely shift to soybeans this year
    Today’s grain prices favor more soybean acres and fewer corn acres, said Jon Cavanaugh, a private grain consultant from Fort Wayne. In fact, there could be as many as 3 million to 4 million more soybean acres and 2 million to 3 million fewer corn acres, Cavanaugh said. 
  • Industry leaders talk food security at Governor's Ag Conference
    Food security is an issue that affects a range of people from those who are hungry to those who are struggling to eat the right thing, which can lead to obesity. 
  • Craft alcohol industry ramps up
    Momentum in the craft spirit industry is bringing out the inner entrepreneur of many Hoosiers. The demand for local brews is higher than ever. In response, more than 100 microbreweries are expected to be in business across Indiana this year. 
  • Indiana's wine and grape industry buds out
    Indiana is known for basketball, racecars and cornfields, but Hoosier wineries are quickly making a name for themselves, as well. 
  • Expert offers tips on reducing stress in livestock
    Some seemingly innocuous things can panic a cow. Most of us would never notice them. But Temple Grandin does. 
  • Take a sip at one of Indiana's newest wineries
    Amid northeastern Indiana’s fields and woodlands, a small vineyard and modern winery sits alongside a well-traveled highway that leads to Fort Wayne. 
  • Data can be asset for farmers, tech guru says
    When it comes to technology on the farm, few people know the arena better than Matt Bechdol, president of data analytics company GeoSilos. 
  • Bane-Welker adds services at Indiana locations
    Bane-Welker Equipment announced that its La Crosse location now is a full Case IH dealership offering parts, sales, service and precision farming. 
  • AgriNews plows into digital field
    AgriNews has you covered. Wherever you are, the popular farm newspaper is there. Get the latest agricultural news in print, at your keyboard and on the go. After launching a redesign of the Illinois and Indiana newspapers last fall, AgriNews now is working to improve its digital offerings. 
  • Farmland values due for a slight decline
    With crop prices at multiyear lows and interest rates expected to inch up over the next few years, a Purdue University agricultural economist believes the decade-long increase in farmland values might soon be over. 
  • Indiana Farm Bureau applauds panel's work
    The Indiana Commission on Business Personal Property and Business Taxation has released its final report, and Indiana Farm Bureau is pleased that four of the 16 recommendations from the commission offer solutions to the unsustainable tax burden being shouldered by Indiana’s farmers. 
  • Indiana on alert for deer disease
    The discovery of a deadly deer disease in Ohio is renewing concerns that interstate shipments of farm-raised deer could decimate Indiana’s white-tailed deer herd. 
  • Communities to learn how to set up disaster preparedness group
    Purdue Extension is helping to provide training in January so that Indiana communities can organize to better prepare for and recover from disasters. 
  • Learn birth management at Lambing School
    Sheep and goat producers at any level of expertise are invited to learn more about the critical production phases of late gestation, lactation and care of newborns at Purdue Extension’s annual Lambing School. 
  • Study: Regulations helped small pig farmers
    A new study by University of Nebraska-Lincoln economists says environmental regulations have helped small hog farms stay in business by slowing the growth of larger confinements. 
 



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