USDA invests $8 million in four partnerships to expand measurement and monitoring of soil carbon on working agricultural lands

INDIANA – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $8 million in four partnerships to support and expand the measurement and monitoring of carbon…

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Busch Light Corn Cans support farmers through Farm Rescue

INDIANA – Farmers and ranchers are usually excited to receive an acknowledgment from major companies such as Anheuser-Busch. Busch Light cans are trading some silver and…

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Dept. of Agriculture receives over $1 million in funding for gulf hypoxia zone

INDIANAPOLIS  — The Indiana State Department of Agriculture’s Soil Conservation Division received $1,713,333 from the US EPA through the Gulf Hypoxia Program created under the federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Law…

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Motorists are asked to use caution as large slow-moving farm equipment travel roadways for the planting season

INDIANA – With the warm weather and sunshine, Hoosier motorists will also see more large slow-moving farm equipment on Indiana’s rural roads and highways as…

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Program will help farmers with added protection in roll-over tractor accidents

INDIANA – Agricultural careers are one of the most dangerous professions you can have. Farmers are seven times more likely to die while at work…

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USDA announces sign-up for Cost-Share Assistance for On-Farm Grain Storage in areas with limited commercial capacity due to severe storms

INDIANA — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Thursday announced that producers in counties affected by eligible disaster events in Kentucky, Minnesota, South Dakota, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri,…

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USDA announces more than $43 million investment in meat and poultry processing research, expansion and innovation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today an investment of more than $43 million in meat and poultry processing research, innovation, and…

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Growing the Organic Workforce

INDIANA – The National Organic Program (NOP) recently launched a new course in the Organic Integrity Learning Center on Growing the Organic Workforce.   Growing…

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Informational Webinar on Strengthening Organic Enforcement Final Rule

INDIANA – The USDA National Organic Program (NOP) published the Strengthening Organic Enforcement (SOE) final rule in the Federal Register on January 19, 2023. NOP…

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USDA develops a simplified direct loan application to improve customer service

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has developed a simplified direct loan application to provide an improved customer experience for producers applying for…

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