News Section | Agriculture

Indiana farm fatalities up for the second consecutive year

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The 2008 Indiana Farm Fatality Report, compiled by Purdue University’s Agricultural Safety and Health Program, documents 28 agricultural-related fatalities in 2008, up from 24 in 2007. “The general trend for the previous 30 years had been that farm fatalities were on the decline,” said Gail Deboy, Purdue agricultural safety engineer and […] Read the full story

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Surplus U.S. crop means lower prices; need to stimulate use

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — This year could be another record-setting year for U.S. corn production, said Purdue University’s Chris Hurt, who believes those numbers will be reflected in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Sept. 12 Crop Production report. USDA’s August estimate for corn was 159.5 bushels per acre for the average yield — 3 bushels […] Read the full story

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 October 2019