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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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Drones could soon be used for agriculture

Drones could soon be used for agriculture

With all the high-tech equipment available today, Old McDonald probably isn't just farming. He's doing precision agriculture.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Summit aims to help land managers control invasive plants

GARY | Local land managers agree it is important to control invasive plant species, but say it is getting increasingly difficult to find the funds to make that happen.

February 27, 2013 8:00 pm
Tips for protecting trees and shrubs from storms

Tips for protecting trees and shrubs from storms

Even the sturdiest-looking trees can be brought down by high winds, heavy snow and ice, but there are ways you can limit the damage.

January 31, 2013 12:00 am
Salt can leave a bad taste in lawns and gardens

Salt can leave a bad taste in lawns and gardens

Salt in the soil can be deadly for lawns, trees and gardens, robbing plants of their ability to absorb water. Salt-tolerant varieties are available, however, and ground laden with soluble toxins can be flushed clean to depths below the root zone.

December 06, 2012 12:00 am
Surging land prices have local analysts, farmers worried bubble could burst

Surging land prices have local analysts, farmers worried bubble could burst

Hoosier homeowners still are feeling the sting of the recession as property values are sticking in the doldrums after hitting peaks in recent years.

March 26, 2011 7:45 pm Photos

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