96 Farming Families Earn Hoosier Homestead Awards

(UNDATED) – Friday at the Indiana State Fair, Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch and Indiana State Department of Agriculture Director Bruce Kettler presented 96 farming families…

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Six Livestock Producers Honored Including Campbellsburg Farmer

(INDIANAPOLIS ) — Six livestock producers including Dave Mathers of Walton Farm LLC in Campbellsburg were honored today for going above and beyond in their farm management…

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Indiana Food Banks Receive State Funding

(INDIANAPOLIS) — Today, a total of $300,000 in state funding was distributed to 11 Indiana food banks to provide assistance and services to Hoosiers in need. Lt. Governor…

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Indiana Grown Under New Leadership

(INDIANAPOLIS) – The state’s Indiana Grown program is under new leadership, with the promotion of Heather Tallman to Program Director. Tallman, who previously served as…

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Indiana State Fairgrounds to Build New $50 Million Swine Barn

(INDIANAPOLIS) — Indiana State Fairgrounds officials say a $50 million project will replace its nearly century-old swine barn with a new building that can host…

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State Agriculture Department Announces Staffing Changes

(INDIANAPOLIS ) — The Indiana State Department of Agriculture announced today the hiring of Tari Gary as Food Safety Outreach Coordinator for the Food Safety Modernization Act’s Produce Safety…

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New Farmers.gov Feature Helps Producers Find Farm Loans that Fit Their Operation

(WASHINGTON) – A new online tool can help farmers and ranchers find information on U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) farm loans that may best fit their…

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Indiana Grain Indemnity Corporation Meeting

INDIANAPOLIS  — The Indiana Grain Indemnity Corporation (IGIC) will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (ET)…

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Governor Announces Agricultural Disaster Designation Request

(INDIANAPOLIS) — Governor Eric J. Holcomb announced on Friday that the state of Indiana is requesting a U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretarial disaster designation for…

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Indiana Lawmakers Secure Extension of Crop Reporting Deadline to July 22

(UNDATED) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced it will extend the crop acreage reporting deadline for states impacted by recent flooding and heavy…

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