corn http://wboi.org en State urges safety during harvest http://wboi.org/post/state-urges-safety-during-harvest <p></p><p>The state of Indiana is urging farmers to take special precautions during harvest season this year, as the drought has created some additional risks.</p><p> Mon, 17 Sep 2012 14:48:04 +0000 Brandon Smith 4131 at http://wboi.org State urges safety during harvest Lt. Governor candidates square off at State Fair http://wboi.org/post/lt-governor-candidates-square-state-fair <p></p><p>Indiana's drought and the ethanol industry took center stage as the running mates in this year’s gubernatorial race took shared their views Wednesday at the Indiana State Fair in their only scheduled debate. &nbsp;</p><p>As severe drought impacts most of Indiana, a debate over where the corn that does survive should go exists not just in the state but across the country. &nbsp;And the ethanol industry is a major part of that debate. &nbsp;Up to 40 percent of U-S corn crops could be needed to fulfill the federal government’s mandate for ethanol usage. &nbsp;</p> Thu, 16 Aug 2012 22:52:03 +0000 Brandon Smith 2463 at http://wboi.org Lt. Governor candidates square off at State Fair