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2014 Indiana Popcorn Production
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2014 Indiana Popcorn Production

New records were set for yield and production in 2014, a good year for popcorn in Indiana. In 2014, 91,000 acres of popcorn were planted in Indiana, up 10,000 acres from 2013. A total of 90,000 acres were harvested, also...

A Choose-and-Cut Pine and Fir Christmas Tree Case Study
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A Choose-and-Cut Pine and Fir Christmas Tree Case Study

Choose-and-cut Christmas tree farms often are part-time family businesses. With sometimes several members of a family involved, it can be difficult to record and place a value on the time and costs required to establish,...

An Overview of Specialty Corn & Soybean Production in Indiana
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An Overview of Specialty Corn & Soybean Production in Indiana

Specialty grains and oilseeds have a long tradition as part of Indiana's crop mix. This publication addresses questions such as the number of acres devoted to specialty grains in Indiana, the differences in growing speci...

Lophodermium Needlecast
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Lophodermium Needlecast

This publication discusses the cause, symptoms, and management of lophodermium needlecast. ...

Managing Alternative Pollinators: A Handbook for Beekeepers, Growers and Conservationists
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Managing Alternative Pollinators: A Handbook for Beekeepers, Growers and Conservationists

Managing Alternative Pollinators: A Handbook for Beekeepers, Growers and Conservationists is a first-of-its-kind, step-by-step, full-color guide for rearing and managing bumble bees, mason bees, leafcutter bees...

Managing Cover Crops Profitably, 3rd Edition
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Managing Cover Crops Profitably, 3rd Edition

Managing Cover Crops Profitably explores how and why cover crops work and provides all the information needed to build cover crops into any farming operation. Along with detailed management information on the m...

Managing Cover Crops: An Introduction to Integrating Cover Crops Into a Corn-Soybean Rotation
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Managing Cover Crops: An Introduction to Integrating Cover Crops Into a Corn-Soybean Rotation

This publication outlines an introductory approach to integrating cover crops into a corn-soybean cropping system and is intended to help farmers who are new to growing cover crops. It also offers a basic cover crop reco...

Midwest Cover Crops Field Guide, second edition
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Midwest Cover Crops Field Guide, second edition

This is the second edition of the popular pocket-size in-field reference that helps readers effectively select, grow and use cover crops in their farming systems. It was written by members of the Midwest Cover Crops Cou...

Midwest Cover Crops Field Guide, second edition (25/box)
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Midwest Cover Crops Field Guide, second edition (25/box)

This is the second edition of the popular pocket-size, in-field reference that helps readers effectively select, grow and use cover crops in their farming systems. It was written by members of the Midwest Cover Crops Cou...

Popcorn Production and Marketing
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Popcorn Production and Marketing

This publication presents an overview of popcorn production practices for both commercial and home use purposes and includes management involved in growing, harvesting, conditioning, storing, and marketing....

Sunflower Production in Indiana Questions and Answers
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Sunflower Production in Indiana Questions and Answers

Answers questions dealing with cropping programs, planting and harvesting, pest control, and marketing of sunflowers in Indiana....

Terminating Cover Crops: Successful Cover Crop Termination with Herbicides
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Terminating Cover Crops: Successful Cover Crop Termination with Herbicides

Many cover crop species have characteristics that make them both desirable as cover crops and troublesome weed species. Weedy cover crop escapes not only affect the current production crop, but also can produce seeds and...

The Midwest Farmer's Daughter: In Search of an American Icon (paperback)
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The Midwest Farmer's Daughter: In Search of an American Icon (paperback)

From yesterday's gingham girls to today's Farmer Janes, The Midwest Farmer's Daughter unearths the untold history and renewed cultural currency of an American icon at a time when fully 30 percent of new farms in t...

Winter Canola - An Alternative Crop in Indiana
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Winter Canola - An Alternative Crop in Indiana

Canola, an annual oilseed crop, is a member of the mustard family and has been developed to contain less than 2 percent erucic acid and less than 30 ppm glucosinolates. AY-272 discusses production costs, variety and so...