Indiana Conservation groups again have a record year for conservation practices

INDIANA – According to the Indiana Conservation Partnership (ICP), Indiana landowners set a record for the second year in the number of conservation practices used…

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Indiana Grown members selected for tradeshow funding

INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Grown announced that nine members received a combined total of $30,000 in grant funding for exhibiting at upcoming tradeshows. “This funding will ensure these…

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Indiana Grown Commission will meet on April 17

INDIANAPOLIS— The Indiana Grown Commission will meet on Wednesday, April 17, 2024, from 1-3 p.m. ET at the Everwise Credit Union building in the first-floor meeting room…

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Motorists: stay alert and share the road with farm equipment this spring

INDIANA — Planting season is quickly approaching for Indiana’s 94,000 farmers. With the warm weather and sunshine, Hoosier motorists will also see more large slow-moving farm equipment traveling…

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Indiana Grown announces event to encourage restaurants, schools, hospitals, and more to purchase local

BLOOMINGTON— Indiana Grown, the state’s branding initiative for promoting locally grown, raised, produced, and processed agricultural products, hosts a one-day showcase of members and their…

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Over $300,000 was awarded to landowners to fund soil conservation in the Western Lake Erie Basin

INDIANAPOLIS—The Indiana State Department of Agriculture and the USDA—Indiana Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced that conservation practices will be implemented on over 1,700 acres…

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Farmer sentiment improves as interest rate expectations shift

INDIANA — U.S. farmers’ outlook improved in March as the Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer index increased to 114, marking a 3-point rise from February. While…

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Farmers.gov local dashboard is now available for producers in all 50 states

INDIANA – The new farmers.gov local dashboard allows farmers in all 50 states to access county-specific farming data and USDA resources in one place. Your…

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USDA seeks partnerships to expand conservation on grazing lands

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing up to $22 million in partnerships that expand access to conservation technical assistance for livestock…

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Long-standing farming families honored with the Hoosier Homestead Award

INDIANA – At the Indiana Statehouse Friday, Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch and Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) Director Don Lamb presented 59 farming families with a Hoosier Homestead Award in…

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