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Many new laws take effect Tuesday

INDIANAPOLIS | Dozens of Indiana state laws take effect Tuesday. Here are some of the new laws that may directly affect area residents:

June 28, 2014 10:30 pm
Ellspermann leading Asian trade trip

Ellspermann leading Asian trade trip

INDIANAPOLIS | Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann will travel to Japan Saturday for a two-week Asian trade mission promoting Indiana agriculture.

June 11, 2014 2:30 pm
"Do you think locally grown produce is healthier?"

"Do you think locally grown produce is healthier?"

Region views on agriculture

June 01, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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AGRICULTURE: Farmers optimistic for growing season

AGRICULTURE: Farmers optimistic for growing season

Local farmers are starting their planting operations with optimism for the growing season.

May 04, 2014 12:00 am
California Chrome wins 140th Kentucky Derby

California Chrome wins 140th Kentucky Derby

Victor Espinoza rides California Chrome to victory during the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs on Saturday in Louisville, Ky.

May 03, 2014 6:49 pm
Optimism blooming among Board of Economist members

Optimism blooming among Board of Economist members

The refrain has been familiar almost every time The Times Board of Economists has met over the past few years: The economy is improving but slowly, more slowly than anyone would like.

May 03, 2014 5:30 pm Photos

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California Chrome sets gold standard for Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. | The owners of California Chrome are putting all their hopes into the chestnut colt to win the Kentucky Derby.

May 02, 2014 5:00 pm
Local pork producers protect pigs from epidemic

Local pork producers protect pigs from epidemic

The price of pork has been pushed up by a virus that has killed millions of baby pigs nationwide over the winter.

April 10, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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Indiana seeks federal permission to grow hemp

INDIANAPOLIS | The state seed commissioner is wasting no time in trying to win federal approval for Hoosier farmers to grow hemp for industrial purposes.

April 03, 2014 6:30 pm Video Related
King corn gives Indiana an earful

King corn gives Indiana an earful

There might be more than corn in Indiana, but corn is still the king of the crops.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Lots left to do with little time remaining in legislative session

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana General Assembly is likely to wrap up its work this week a day or two ahead of Friday's mandatory adjournment deadline.

March 09, 2014 1:00 am
Commodity prices have been mixed, but a burger may cost more

Commodity prices have been mixed, but a burger may cost more

The stock market soared last year, as did some commodity prices, such as for eggs, milk and vegetables.

February 02, 2014 6:00 am Video
AGRICULTURE: Corn, soy prices down; food purchasing up

AGRICULTURE: Corn, soy prices down; food purchasing up

In agriculture, trends are key. Farmers keep an eye on them to make informed decisions about what to plant, how to plant it, how much to spend and other factors, Porter County farmer Tim Stoner said.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am Video
Senate panel endorses industrial hemp production

Senate panel endorses industrial hemp production

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's endless rows of corn and soybeans someday may be planted side by side with fields of tall, slender stalks of cannabis.

January 24, 2014 8:10 pm Related

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Has the Fed been fueling bubbles? You be the judge

Has the Fed been fueling bubbles? You be the judge

WASHINGTON | The Federal Reserve's super-low interest-rate policies have inflated a slew of dangerous asset bubbles. Or so critics say.

December 21, 2013 12:30 pm
Potempa talking mint Sunday on NBC

Potempa talking mint Sunday on NBC

Times columnist Philip Potempa will share candy cane peppermint origins and holiday food traditions on the 8 a.m. Sunday NBC 5 Chicago television newscast.

December 21, 2013 12:00 am

Symposium aims to help Illiana vegetable growers increase business

The Purdue University and University of Illinois Extension are hosting a symposium Jan. 7 aimed at helping Illiana vegetable growers improve their business.

December 15, 2013 6:30 pm
Business tax cut tops Pence legislative agenda

Business tax cut tops Pence legislative agenda

INDIANAPOLIS | Ignoring data showing that Indiana's decade of trickle-down prosperity policies haven't improved the income, health or quality of life for most Hoosiers, Gov. Mike Pence promised Thursday to deliver still more business-centered programs in the upcoming legislative session.

December 05, 2013 6:42 pm Photos

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Illinois farmers finish fall harvest

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Authorities say the fall harvest in Illinois has ended.

November 28, 2013 12:00 am

Lake County farmland sells for $10.4 million at auction

Lake County farmland sold at auction for $10.4 million this week, a signal that demand remains high in spite of rising prices.

November 16, 2013 11:06 am
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