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Projection shows Midwest water woes likely based on warmer temperatures

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Several Midwestern states could be facing increased winter and spring flooding, as well as difficult growing conditions on farms, if average temperatures rise, according to a Purdue University researcher. Keith Cherkauer, an assistant professor of agricultural and biological engineering, ran simulation models that show Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin and Michigan could see […] Read the full story

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Economist: Farmers should prepare for lenders’ questions

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– When commodity prices are high and incomes are up, farmers often can borrow money to plant their spring crop with almost no questions asked by lenders. That is not the case this year, said a Purdue University agricultural economist. As farmers approach lenders about renewing their operating line of credit they […] Read the full story

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 September 2019