INDIANAPOLIS | Dozens of Indiana state laws take effect Tuesday. Here are some of the new laws that may directly affect area residents:
INDIANAPOLIS | Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann will travel to Japan Saturday for a two-week Asian trade mission promoting Indiana agriculture.
Region views on agriculture
Local farmers are starting their planting operations with optimism for the growing season.
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.
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.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. | The owners of California Chrome are putting all their hopes into the chestnut colt to win the Kentucky Derby.
The price of pork has been pushed up by a virus that has killed millions of baby pigs nationwide over the winter.
INDIANAPOLIS | The state seed commissioner is wasting no time in trying to win federal approval for Hoosier farmers to grow hemp for industrial purposes.
There might be more than corn in Indiana, but corn is still the king of the crops.
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.
The stock market soared last year, as did some commodity prices, such as for eggs, milk and vegetables.
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.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's endless rows of corn and soybeans someday may be planted side by side with fields of tall, slender stalks of cannabis.
WASHINGTON | The Federal Reserve's super-low interest-rate policies have inflated a slew of dangerous asset bubbles. Or so critics say.
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.
The Purdue University and University of Illinois Extension are hosting a symposium Jan. 7 aimed at helping Illiana vegetable growers improve their business.
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.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Authorities say the fall harvest in Illinois has ended.
Lake County farmland sold at auction for $10.4 million this week, a signal that demand remains high in spite of rising prices.
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