State honors longstanding Lawrence County farms with Hoosier Homestead awards

STATEHOUSE – Lawrence County farms owned and operated by the same family for at least 100 years were recently honored with Hoosier Homestead awards, according to State…

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USDA to provide additional financial assistance to qualifying guaranteed farm loan borrowers facing financial risk

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced approximately $530 million in additional, automatic financial assistance for qualifying guaranteed Farm Loan Programs (FLP) borrowers who are…

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You are invited: IRA Forest Landowner Support funding opportunity webinar

INDIANA – The USDA Forest Service will host a webinar Tuesday, Aug. 15, at 12:30 p.m. ET to provide more information on a Notice of…

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Attorney General Todd Rokita fights for Hoosier farmers and food consumers

INDIANA – Attorney General Todd Rokita this week called on Congress to enact legislation preventing states such as California from dictating rules to farmers and ranchers…

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USDA issuing cost-share payments for the Emergency Grain Storage Facility Assistance Program     

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) is beginning to issue cost-share assistance payments through the Emergency Grain Storage Facility Assistance…

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Indiana Grain Indemnity Corporation meeting is Thursday, July 20

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Grain Indemnity Corporation (IGIC) will hold a public board of directors meeting on Thursday, July 20, 2023, from 9 a.m. until…

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Deadline July 26 to apply for Organic Dairy Marketing Assistance Program

INDIANA – The Organic Dairy Marketing Assistance Program (ODMAP) was created to assist certified organic dairy producers facing a unique set of challenges in recent…

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Biden-Harris Administration partners with agricultural producers to promote competition, strengthen the food supply chain and rural economies

INDIANA – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that USDA is making investments to increase independent meat and poultry processing capacity,…

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USDA offers grants to bring Innovative Wastewater Systems to people in underserved rural areas

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Under Secretary Xochitl Torres Small today announced that USDA is offering grants to regional consortiums to…

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USDA Under Secretary Taylor to lead Agri-Trade Mission to Japan

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Alexis M. Taylor will lead the upcoming agricultural trade mission to…

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