Indiana Grown Commission Meeting

(INDIANAPOLIS) — The Indiana Grown Commission will meet electronically on Thursday, June 4, 2020, from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. (ET).  To access the meeting, use the call-in…

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Photo Contest Highlights Indiana Agriculture

(UNDATED) — The Indiana State Department of Agriculture is now accepting submissions for the 13th annual Indiana Agriculture Photo Contest. The contest is open to Indiana residents and…

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Cargill Donation Helps FFA Chapters Deal With Virus Fallout

(INDIANAPOLIS) — The National FFA Organization says a donation from agribusiness giant Cargill will fund a program to help chapters with funding amid the coronavirus…

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Washington County Fair Scheduled for July 5-10, Strict Guidelines Expected

(SALEM) – The Washington County 4-H Council and the Washington County Purdue Extension Office have decided to hold an in-person fair at the Washington County…

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USDA Delivers Relief To America’s Farmers And Ranchers Impacted By COVID-19 Pandemic

(WASHINGTON) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue recently announced details of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), which will provide up…

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Lawrence County 4-H Fair Transitioning to Virtual Format

(BEDFORD) – After much deliberation, the July 2020 Lawrence County 4-H Fair will be transitioning to a virtual format. “This was a painstaking, humble decision…

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FSA Expands Set-Aside Loan Provision For Customers Impacted By COVID-19

(WASHINGTON) – USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) will broaden the use of the Disaster Set-Aside (DSA) loan provision, normally used in the wake of natural disasters,…

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USDA To Provide $1 Billion In Loan Guarantees For Rural Businesses And Ag Producers

(WASHINGTON) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that the Department is making available up to $1 billion in loan guarantees to help rural…

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USDA Announces Details Of Direct Assistance To Farmers Through The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

(WASHINGTON) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced details of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), which will provide up to $16 billion in…

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USDA Extends Flexibilities, Paves The Way For Meals For Kids To Continue Through Summer

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the extension of three nationwide waivers, giving child nutrition program operators the flexibility they need…

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