Bumper Crops All Across Indiana

By Scott Sarvay

August 13, 2010 Updated Aug 13, 2010 at 11:37 AM EST

INDIANA (Indiana's NewsCenter) - The Department of Agriculture is projecting a record corn crop in Indiana. Pushing production beyond one-billion bushels for the first time.

It also forecasts a record corn crop nationally.

The production will enable U.S. farmers to meet worldwide demands for grain in food and for ethanol blends in gasoline to fuel cars.

However, the state's soybean crop is expected to drop to 259-million bushels from 266-million in 2009.

What are your thoughts CLICK HERE to leave us a "QUESTION OF THE DAY” comment.

Want to be in the know for the next weather event, the next school closing or the next big breaking news story?

TextCaster alerts from 21Alive.com are your defining source for instant information delivered right to your cell phone and email. It's free, easy and instant. Sign-Up Now!

Powered by Summit City Chevrolet

© Copyright 2015, A Granite Broadcasting Station. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.