Friday, November 28, 2014



Indiana’s cool, wet summer was just what the state’s Christmas tree farms, which were still smarting from a devastating drought, needed.

Posted on Nov. 26, 2014 at 4:12 a.m.
 Jeff Burbrink

The weed, which can reach over 6 feet in height and lives in versatile conditions, has a way of creeping up and surprising people. Here’s some information about Johnsongrass and how to get rid of it. 

Posted on Nov. 21, 2014 at 11:08 a.m.
 Jeff Burbrink

A number of invasive plants, animals and diseases have made Elkhart County their home over the years, columnist Jeff Burbrink says.

Posted on Nov. 14, 2014 at 10:31 a.m.
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Recently the results of an Extension Service survey of people in the Midwest, which may help answer questions about building rents, was released.

Posted on Oct. 31, 2014 at 11:25 a.m.

Purdue’s Breaking New Ground Resource Center helps connect farmers who have a wide variety of disabilities to assistive technologies that allow them to keep working.

Posted on Oct. 26, 2014 at 11:48 a.m.

Producers and wholesalers of fruit and vegetables are invited to participate in a study that will help determine of food hubs would be beneficial to the Elkhart County area.

Posted on Oct. 13, 2014 at 5:31 p.m.

Bryan Blair, who hails from Kentucky, will start his new role in Elkhart County on Nov. 3.

Posted on Oct. 13, 2014 at 5:06 p.m.

Indiana conservation officers suspect a male whitetail deer was poached from park property south of New Road. 

Posted on Oct. 8, 2014 at 7:22 p.m.

Larry Fervida husked nearly 100 pounds of corn in 10 minutes, securing his top spot in the Indiana State Hand Corn Husking Contest.

Posted on Oct. 2, 2014 at 8:08 a.m.

Resistant weeds are becoming more and more of an issue for farmers.