Gov. Holcomb Meets with Agriculture Leaders Regarding Delayed Planting Season

(INDIANAPOLIS) – Gov. Eric J. Holcomb convened leaders from the state’s agriculture sectors on Thursday to receive an update on unprecedented weather conditions that have…

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Indiana Farmers Near Planting Completion After Wet Spring

(INDIANAPOLIS) — Indiana farmers are getting closer to completing the crop planting that’s been badly delayed by this spring’s frequent rains. The newest U.S. Department of Agriculture report shows…

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Indiana FFA State Officer Candidates Announced

(INDIANAPOLIS) — 21 Indiana FFA members are running for the chance to become part of the next Indiana FFA State Officer team, which consists of a president,…

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Indiana Farmers Making Progress, But Still Behind Pace

(INDIANAPOLIS) – Indiana farmers made a lot of progress this past week in crop planting even as constant spring rains leave them far behind normal….

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USDA Helps Indiana Farmers, Businesses and Ag Producers Cut Energy Costs

(INDIANAPOLIS) – United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) State Director for Indiana Michael Dora today announced the funding of $109,195 for projects that will reduce…

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Farm Conservation on the Rise in Indiana

(INDIANAPOLIS) — According to a recent survey, Indiana farmers planted more than 1 million acres of cover crops in 2018, up 32,000 acres from the previous year….

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4-H Members Fair Entry Deadline June 20

4-H members are reminded that fair entry is open until June 20. All animal and Exhibit Hall projects must be entered by the deadline. To…

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Funding Available To Address Regional Specialty Crop Issues

(INDIANAPOLIS) — The Indiana State Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications for the Specialty Crop Multi-State Program. Funded by USDA, the grant program brings together multi-state teams to…

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Authorities Investigate Alleged Animal Abuse At Farm

(FAIR OAKS) – Retailers began pulling Fairlife products from their shelves Wednesday as police investigated alleged animal abuse after an animal rights group released graphic…

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Indiana Farmers Rushing To Complete Spring Planting

(FRANKLIN) – Indiana Farmers are still rushing to get this year’s crops planted in their fields with this spring’s persistent rains. The latest U.S. Department…

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