It's Thanksgiving, and here's one thing I'm thankful for: the Legislative Services Agency's county property tax reports for 2015. You can find them on the General Assembly's website at http://iga.in.gov. Click on "Publications," then "Property Tax Studies."
Purdue University projects improving usability of climate information for Midwest agriculture and taking regional approaches to economic development in rural Indiana have earned National Institute of Food and Agriculture Partnership Awards.
The gross domestic product of the whole United States gets the headlines. But the good old U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis calculates GDP for each state, too. They add up the dollar value of cars, restaurant meals, doctor visits and all the other goods and services produced in Indiana by multiplying the amount produced by the selling price.
Students are back on campus at Purdue University, and it's back to the classroom for me, too. So I need to get my head together about what's happening in the U.S. economy.
A team of Purdue University community and regional development professionals will play a key role in advancing the efforts of two groups of Indiana counties that are working to develop regional approaches to growing businesses and creating jobs.
Purdue University-based Indiana AgrAbility and DuPont Pioneer have recognized several Indiana community service organizations for their successes in improving the lives of people with physical disabilities and limitations.
Historically, forests dominated the land of Indiana, covering about 85% of Indiana prior to European contact and settlement. However, now less than 25% of our forested areas remain-and more than 85% of those areas are privately owned.