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AGRICULTURE: Crop prices down; weather a factor in local fields

AGRICULTURE: Crop prices down; weather a factor in local fields

Corn, soybeans and wheat have dropped in price nationally, while rainfall in the Region has led to inconsistency among local crops. 

August 31, 2014 12:00 am
DF Mavens Dairy Free Ice Cream

DF Mavens Dairy Free Ice Cream

July marks National Ice Cream Month and there's now a dairy-free dessert unlike any other, DF MAVENS products provide a treat that everyone can enjoy, from vegans, lactose intolerant and anyone who loves eating the best ice cream around. Combining the finest and healthiest ingredients from a…

July 19, 2014 12:00 am
Drones could soon be used for agriculture

Drones could soon be used for agriculture

Kerri Wunderink , 23, a fourth generation farmer, harvests soybeans at her family's farm in Lowell. Today's farm equipment is much more sophisticated than in the past.

March 16, 2014 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
NWI harvest 2013

NWI harvest 2013

Kerri Wunderink, 23, a fourth-generation farmer, harvests soybeans at her family's farm in Lowell.

October 10, 2013 2:36 pm
NWI harvest 2013

NWI harvest 2013

Hank Wunderink harvests soybeans at his farm in Lowell.

October 10, 2013 2:36 pm
NWI harvest 2013

NWI harvest 2013

Kerri Wunderink, 23, a fourth-generation farmer, harvests soybeans at her family's farm in Lowell.

October 10, 2013 2:36 pm
NWI harvest 2013

NWI harvest 2013

Soybeans fall into the back of a combine as Kerri Wunderink harvests them at her family's farm in Lowell.

October 10, 2013 2:37 pm
NWI harvest 2013

NWI harvest 2013

Hank Wunderink harvests soybeans at his farm in Lowell.

October 10, 2013 2:37 pm

Dryness turns to drought in Northwest Indiana

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.

September 05, 2013 6:53 pm

Indiana's 'rare' location leads to ideal growing conditions

To some parts of the country, corn belt states are known as flyover states. As people jet from coast to coast, the land below looks like swaths of brown, gold and green.

July 21, 2013 12:00 am Related

Jasper County farmers named to soy bean promoting board

INDIANAPOLIS | Jasper County farmers Kendell Culp and David Rodibaugh have been selected to represent Northwest Indiana as directors of the Indiana Soybean Alliance.

October 02, 2012 12:00 am
Global demand, ethanol fuel food-price hikes

Global demand, ethanol fuel food-price hikes

The continued rise in the cost of corn and other commodities on the global market will be serving up higher food prices at the local table. That doesn't mean, however, that higher grain prices will translate into a banner year for region farmers.

October 03, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Global demand, ethanol fuel food-price hikes

Global demand, ethanol fuel food-price hikes

The continued rise in the cost of corn and other commodities on the global market will be serving up higher food prices at the local table.

October 02, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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FUTURES FILE: Silver and soybeans slide on China news

The USDA drastically lowered its estimation for the number of soybeans that would be in storage at the completion of the 2011 harvest, sending soybeans to a two-year high early in the week.

November 13, 2010 12:00 am
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