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  • Study finds no break in global warming
    Global warming has not stopped or even slowed in the past 18 years, according to a new federal study that rebuts doubters who’ve claimed that that heating trends have paused.  
  • Whooping crane seen in Indiana
    An endangered whooping crane that recently appeared in far northeastern Indiana has attracted the attention of birding enthusiasts. After the crane was spotted in Steuben County, retired state interpretive naturalist Fred Wooley went searching for it. 
  • Pence sees worth in reservoir plan
    Gov. Mike Pence said he sees merit to the proposal for a reservoir on the White River in central Indiana that could cost $450 million. Pence said the project could help the state’s long-term water needs and provide a fresh way of attracting investment and people to the Anderson area. 
  • Purdue farm in way of progress
    A student-run farm at and Purdue University intramural fields that lie in the path of progress could find themselves on the move. The sites are located within the scope of a planned aerospace technology park and a State Street Master Plan that’s designed to promote economic development. 
  • Hoosier teen up early preparing livestock for fair
    Every day, rain or shine, Lizbeth Funkhouser gets up early, pulls on rubber boots, hops a fence and dodges cow droppings as she walks across a grassy field to feed her cattle and pig. 
  • Make most of your melon harvest
    Purdue Extension will host a workshop to help Indiana melon producers prepare their packinghouses for a productive 2015 cantaloupe and watermelon harvest. 
  • Southwest Purdue field day includes health fair
    A health fair, children’s activities and educational sessions on a wide range of agricultural topics will highlight the Southwest Purdue Agriculture Center Field Day from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 9 at the center, 4369 N. Purdue Road, Vincennes. 
  • Learn tips on turf, landscape care
    Property managers will learn about the latest advances in turf and landscape maintenance at the 70th Purdue Turf and Landscape Field Day on July 14. 
  • Grange changes, thrives
    The Turkey Hill Grange — once a haven for farmers and other rural folk in southwestern Illinois — thrives today, largely because of its mostly suburban makeup. 
  • FFA members show they live to serve
    Indiana FFA members showed that they truly are living to serve during the 86th Indiana FFA State Convention. During the annual Day of Service, more than 260 members gathered to pack meals at various locations in the Lafayette area. 

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