2019 Indiana Crops ‘Bottom of the Worst Ever’
“In terms of maturity, I would say it’s right down there at the bottom of the worst ever,” proclaimed Brian Grete, editor of the Iowa-based Pro Farmer grain marketing newsletter, about the 2019 Indiana corn and soybean crops. Last week, Grete led a team of 60 field scouts across Indiana to get a late-season assessment of Indiana’s major grain crops. “One of my most mature corns samples I pulled (from the field) would have been the least mature in a normal year…
Hoosier Shrimp Farm to Close
An Indiana shrimp farm is closing its doors. Hoosier Shrimp Farm announce via Facebook that business was no longer sustainable for the Starke County farm.
Historic Military Convoy to Cross Indiana
A sentinel moment of U.S. history is playing out Sunday in South Bend when the recreation of the U.S. Army Transcontinental Military Convoy rolls into town. Approximately 70 historic military vehicles are retracing the original 1919 cross country trip which traveled along the famed Lincoln Highway.
New Holiday Light Show Scheduled
The 2019 Indiana State Fair just wrapped-up another 17-day run, but that doesn’t mean it’s slowing down. The Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center just announced it’s adding another attraction to its year-round venue with the inaugural display of “Christmas Nights of Lights.”
Batesville Tool & Die Acquires Tipton Company
Batesville Tool & Die is adding to its portfolio. The metal stamping manufacturer has acquired a majority interest in Tipton-based DC Coaters LLC. Financial terms of the deal are not being disclosed.