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156K chickens added to list of poultry being euthanized

posted on January 22, 2016 at 1:45 PM

Animal health officials investigating a bird flu outbreak in southwest Indiana have ordered 156,000 chickens at one of 10 affected commercial poultry farms to be euthanized, raising the total number of birds to be killed above 400,000. Full Story

Bird flu found at Indiana turkey farm not same as 2015 virus

posted on January 15, 2016 at 3:21 PM

A bird flu virus that's a different strain than the one that ravaged turkey and chicken farms in the Midwest last summer has been found at a southern Indiana turkey farm, federal officials said Friday. Full Story

Indiana farmer saves freezing calf with hot tub swim

posted on March 13, 2015 at 2:01 PM

A central Indiana farmer jumped into a hot tub with a shivering baby cow to save the calf's life. Full Story

Lawsuit alleges Templeton Rye misled customers

posted on September 26, 2014 at 3:37 PM

A Chicago law firm is suing Templeton Rye, alleging that the Iowa company broke consumer protection laws and misled drinkers with stories of its whiskey's origins. Full Story

Indiana Berm to Block Asian Carp from Lake Erie

posted on September 18, 2014 at 2:33 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Work could start this fall on building a nearly 2 mile-long earthen berm through a northeastern Indiana marsh considered a possible pathway for Asian carp to reach the Great Lakes. Full Story

Semi Crash Coats Indianapolis Highway in Butter

posted on August 1, 2014 at 2:11 PM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A semitrailer has overturned on an Indianapolis interstate, spilling what police say are 45,000 pounds of packages of butter and other dairy products.The crash happened about 3:30 a.m. Friday in the eastbound lanes of... Full Story

Flu-like hog virus sweeping Indiana, US

posted on March 28, 2014 at 3:36 PM

A fast-moving virus that has infected hogs across half of the nation since it was first detected in the U.S. less than a year ago has become rampant in Indiana, agriculture officials say. Full Story

Indiana State University Will Allow Company to Drill for Oil

posted on December 13, 2013 at 12:39 PM

A company is set to move drilling equipment onto Indiana State University's property and start looking for oil. Full Story

Ind. farm linked to salmonella pulls watermelons

posted on September 14, 2012 at 3:42 PM

An Indiana farm linked to a salmonella outbreak from cantaloupe that killed two people has now pulled its watermelons from the market. Full Story

Drought-weary Farmers Await Isaac's Remnants

posted on August 31, 2012 at 11:25 AM

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Indiana farmer John Kolb normally would welcome storms that could provide his crops with badly needed water in this summer of drought. Instead, he and other Corn Belt farmers are nervously watching the forecast as Hurricane... Full Story

Drought Continues To Hammer Midwestern States

posted on July 20, 2012 at 7:10 PM

Drought Continues To Hammer Midwestern States
Indiana and Iowa feel the pressure as the drought intensifies in the Midwest Full Story

Indiana Rewarded for Reduction of Errors in Food Stamp Program

posted on June 17, 2011 at 2:06 PM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Federal officials said Thursday that Indiana will be rewarded for having fewer errors in its food stamp program a year after the state was fined for making too many mistakes, including underpaying some food stamp recipients and... Full Story

Indiana Changes Food Stamp Policy That Drew Fire

posted on July 23, 2010 at 1:07 PM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indiana will no longer reduce a state grocery benefit paid to hundreds of developmentally disabled people simply because they receive food stamps, the state government announced Wednesday. Full Story

Indiana Agriculture Unit Returns from Afgahanistan

posted on December 30, 2009 at 5:12 PM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Loud cheers greeted the return of Indiana National Guard soldiers who spent 10 months in Afghanistan helping farmers improve the production and marketing of their crops. Full Story

Indiana Ramps Up Its Control Efforts Against Kudzu

posted on August 22, 2008 at 8:08 PM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- A fast-growing vine that's left parts of Indiana beneath tangles of greenery is coming under assault as the state ramps up its efforts to kill the leafy invader. Full Story
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