Soil testing is an integral part of a soil fertility management program. Effective soil testing provides information on the fertility status of soils within a field that can be used for making fertilizer or lime appli More...
This updated (October 2017) 119-page guide makes the task of identifying the requirements for new businesses easier. It's a comprehensive checklist that identifies the regulatory requirements that must be satisfied in More...
The "Indiana Agricultural Statistics" app has information about Indiana's entire agricultural industry. This publication satisfies the growing need for accurate, reliable and unbiased information and data. The data i More...
This 3-page publication discusses the implications of the probable end of direct payments in the new farm bill. It is the first publication in the APEX (Ag Policy Explained) series. More... Free Download
This 4-page publication explains the future opportunities for U.S. hog producers and the steps they will have to take in order to meet the Chinese market's increasing demand for pork. More... Free Download
8-page publication to help farm business managers make strategic decisions in seven areas: business enterprise focus, growth/downsizing, marketing and channel linkages, financial structure and business model, organizatio More... Free Download
5-page publication focusing on U.S. Farm policy formulation in an international context and highlighting conflicts that arise among competing interests in the domestic and international policy arenas. More... Free Download
Six-page publication describing the U.S. international food assistance programs authorized in the trade title of farm bills and discussing their implications for the 2007 Farm Bill. More... Free Download
3-page publication explaining the economics of biodiesel, including how biodiesel is used, the economics of biodiesel production, and the prospects for technological improvements. More... Free Download
4-page publication describing the effects of ethanol production on grain transportation and storage, including near and longer term adjustments and effects on inbound and outbound transportation of corn and on grain elev More... Free Download
This publication seeks to answer the following questions: What is prime farmland? How is it determined? How much has already been lost, and how much do we have left? What are the consequences of continued loss locally More... Free Download