Hoosier Ag Today

  • Ryan Martin’s Indiana Ag Forecast for June 28, 2017
    A few tweaks to the forecast this morning. Generally, we are keeping similar rain totals for the overall 10 day period. But, we are spreading out the moisture that is coming in for the rest of this week, weekend and next week. First things first: we have a nice, sunny, ... read more
    Hoosier Ag TodayJune 28, 2017
  • How Good or Bad is Indiana Corn?
    How Good or Bad is Indiana Corn? Rod KingThe crop condition report released by the NASS on Monday showed little if any improvement in the condition of our corn crop.  While there is some good looking corn in Indiana, there are also a lot of thin stands and washed out ... read more
    Hoosier Ag TodayJune 27, 2017
  • Purdue Alumni World Food Prize Winner
    A 1988 agriculture economics graduate from Purdue now president of the African Development Bank, was announced Monday as the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate at a ceremony at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Awarded by the World Food Prize Foundation, the $250,000 prize honors Adesina of Nigeria for his leading ... read more
    Hoosier Ag TodayJune 27, 2017
  • Farm Groups Give NAFTA Testimony to USTR
    Farm groups, including the National Corn Growers Association, the American Farm Bureau, and the U.S. Grains Council, gave testimony Tuesday during hearings on the North American Free Trade Agreement. The farm groups told the U.S. Trade Representative’s office that concerns over the renegotiation effort have disrupted relationships with U.S. agriculture ... read more
    Hoosier Ag TodayJune 27, 2017
  • EPA Rolls Back WOTUS
      The National Pork Producers Council hailed today’s announcement by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that it will propose a rule to rescind a controversial Clean Water Act regulation that gave the government broad jurisdiction over land and water. The proposal – expected to be published in the Federal Register ... read more
    Hoosier Ag TodayJune 27, 2017
  • A Strategic Plan to Grow Indiana Agriculture Over Next Decade
    Indiana Ag Industry Comes Together to Plan for Future Growth Over the past 18 months, the Indiana State Department of Agriculture, along with a wide variety of farm and commodity groups, has been working on a roadmap to the future, a plan to guide growth in Indiana agriculture for the ... read more
    Hoosier Ag TodayJune 26, 2017
  • Indiana Ag Industry Comes Together to Plan for Future Growth
    Indiana Ag Industry Comes Together to Plan for Future Growth Over the past 18 months, the Indiana State Department of Agriculture, along with a wide variety of farm and commodity groups, has been working on a roadmap to the future, a plan to guide growth in Indiana agriculture for the ... read more
    Hoosier Ag TodayJune 26, 2017
  • Rain Brings Relief to Some Indiana Crops
    Spotty rain showers provided much needed moisture to many parts of the State, according to Greg Matli, Indiana State Statistician for the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. The rain showers missed some areas prompting farmers with irrigation systems to continue irrigating. In other areas, rain was excessive, causing localized flooding. ... read more
    Hoosier Ag TodayJune 26, 2017
  • Managed Honeybee Colony Numbers Increasing
    The U. S. Department of Agriculture says the number of managed honey bee colonies has increased over the last decade. While recent public attention has focused largely on colony mortality trends, overall colony numbers have increased since 2006. USDA says the number of managed colonies has increased from roughly two ... read more
    Hoosier Ag TodayJune 26, 2017
  • Hoosier Radio Station Makes Major Commitment to Agriculture
    Radio station WHZR-103.7FM (Hoosier Country) has made a major programming commitment to agriculture. Beginning Monday June 26, 2017, the Cass County station significantly increased the number of agricultural programs being aired each day.  From 6am to 6pm the station will air hourly programs from Hoosier Ag Today. The programs, consisting ... read more
    Hoosier Ag TodayJune 26, 2017