before Oct. 1
A Purdue Extension agricultural economist has published two articles that include analysis of what the 2014 farm bill could mean for farmers and agriculture in the Midwest.
Grocery prices are down slightly from a year ago and remain almost unchanged from last fall, according to Indiana Farm Bureau’s semi-annual “market basket” survey.
Recovering pastures and reduced feed prices are likely to spark a slow trend of heifer retention for U.S. beef producers, Purdue Extension Agricultural Economist Chris Hurt says.
Indiana farmers who had to wait through a month of seemingly never-ending rain that kept them out of their fields are now getting caught up in planting their crops.