Soil health and cover crops will be the focus of the fourth annual Cover Crops Field Day sponsored by the Porter Co. Soil & Water Conservation District and partners at the Natural Resources Conservation Service & Purdue Cooperative Extension of Porter County.
Lake County farmland sold at auction for $10.4 million this week, a signal that demand remains high in spite of rising prices.
Drought has returned to much of Northwest Indiana, but it is nowhere near as bad as the severe drought that devastated much of the state's crops last year and is not expected to raise prices at the grocery store.
Phil Potempa's weekly farm column recipe.
The United States suffered its worst drought in at least 25 years in 2012, in an event that affected 80 percent of the country's agricultural land.
Don’t let fall or potentially frosty temperatures stop you from enjoying garden-fresh produce. Extend the nutritional value and homegrown flavor into your fall and early winter meals with the help of short season crops and season-extending strategies.
Forest farming can be an attractive option for property owners who want to earn more from their land without cutting timber.
No one's talking about giving intelligence tests, but researchers say they've shown that plants have smarts — the sort needed to help them survive dry times.
Casting an eye across the landscape littered with the remains of what had been a thriving grain operation, Dan Coffman swallowed hard as he recalls the June 4 storm that wreaked such havoc.
Man cutting tobacco leaves.
VALPARAISO | Seven Lake County 4-H members competed in the recent Area 10 4-H/FFA Crops, Entomology and Forestry Contest at the Porter County Fairgrounds.
Farmers across Central Illinois aren't about to slow down harvesting crops, despite being well ahead of their pace from last year.
To the untrained eye, the tall corn and full-leafed soybeans look like a possible record crop for farmers in Northwest Indiana and nearby Illinois, and they might be.
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