Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

Agriculture

Agriculture
  • Share your ancestors' stories with Society "We want people from each Indiana county to nominate early pioneer founders that helped to carve new life out of the wilderness and establish the settlements that grew into today's Indiana cities and towns," said co-chairs Carolyn Rose and Stanley Ev

    March 21, 2014

  • nws-gb032114-INS champion of change jpg Indiana Woman honored by Obama as 'Champion of Change' WASHINGTON - An Indiana woman's efforts to protect Lake Erie from fertilizer runoff have won her a special distinction. President Barack Obama this week honored Carrie Vollmer-Sanders of Angola and 13 others from across the nation as Champions of Ch

    March 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • ag-032114-Arnold award jpg Historic farms sought for rural preservation award Historic farms sought for rural preservation award

    March 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Winter desiccation of woody ornamentals 2 jpg Winter desiccation of woody ornamentals Winter's howling winds and frigid temperatures are challenging for all woody landscape plants. Although our plants are fully dormant at this time, the plant tissue is still subject to losing too much water - a condition called desiccation. This year'

    March 21, 2014 2 Photos

  • Oliver to launch trio of wines BLOOMINGTON - Oliver Winery, Indiana's oldest and largest winery, has launched a new line of wines produced from fruit grown at premium California vineyards. The trio of wines combines premium California grapes, from select growers, with proven Midwe

    March 20, 2014

  • kids-gb031814-south ffa pic 1 South Decatur FFA takes part in district leadership contest MADISON - The FFA participated in the District XII leadership contest held Tuesday night, March 11, at Madison High School. The novice chapter meeting team placed first and will compete in the section contest April 16. Members are Will Smiley, Jacob

    March 18, 2014 2 Photos

  • ag-gb-031414-PU in the grow header MARCH 2014 Q. I recently received a flower bouquet with some pretty blossoms I do not recognize. Do you know what these might be? A. Known as wax flower in the florist trade and botanically as Chamelaucium, this plantis native to Australia. The star-shaped peta

    March 14, 2014 3 Photos

  • ag-gb031414-ND FFA pic 3- page 5 Charger FFA members compete at district Charger FFA members compete at district

    March 14, 2014 3 Photos

  • ag-gb030714-FFA grant pic- page 4 North Decatur FFA receives $2,500 grant GREENSBURG - North Decatur High School (NDHS) FFA students now have 2,500 reasons to thank Decatur County farmer Millie Stein. Stein filled out and submitted a grant application to Monsanto on behalf of the NDHS FFA chapter. The grant, which the Mons

    March 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • nws-gb030714-Agriculture Census 2 jpg Census: fewer farms, older farmers WASHINGTON (AP) -- The number of U.S. farms is declining even as the value of their crops and livestock has increased over the past five years, a government census of American agriculturey says. The survey, taken every five years, shows there were a

    March 7, 2014 2 Photos