Explore agricultural opportunities at a FREE event presented by Lawrence County Purdue Extension on Feb. 25

BEDFORD – Landowners in Lawrence County who are wanting to explore agricultural opportunities available to them can attend a Free event presented by Lawrence County Purdue Extension…

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Indiana Grown Commission Meeting is Wednesday, Jan. 25

INDIANAPOLIS  — The Indiana Grown Commission will meet virtually on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, from 1-3 p.m. (ET) at the Microsoft Teams Link below.  Indiana Grown invitation to…

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USDA offers grants for programs to create high-wage jobs and new businesses in underserved rural communities

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Under Secretary Xochitl Torres Small today announced that USDA is accepting grant applications for community-driven programs that…

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Weed Management:  Exploring sustainable, conventional and organic options

INDIANA – Food choices can be confusing – from organic to local to GMOs, how do consumers decide what’s best for them and their families? …

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Farmers.gov Dashboard Pilot – A gateway into farmer-focused data and information

INDIANA – USDA provides many farmer-focused data sets and local resources across numerous online sources. Some information may be spread across different websites and some…

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USDA announces major program improvements, progress, and investments to benefit American farmers, ranchers, and producers 

SAN JUAN, P.R., — Today, at the American Farm Bureau Federation annual convention, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced several major developments at the U.S. Department of…

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Online curriculum provides life-saving training to young farm workers

INDIANA — Young farm workers are more susceptible to harm, says Roger Tormoehlen, a professor of agricultural and biological engineering at Purdue University. For over…

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ISDA announces specialty crop projects received funding

INDIANA — The Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) announced four Indiana specialty crop projects received a total sum of $414,051.89 through funding provided by the…

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New course and microlearning organic field crop practices

INDIANA – The National Organic Program (NOP) today launched a new course on Organic Field Crop Practices in the Organic Integrity Learning Center. Soil is…

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Save money on fuel with No-Till Farming

INDIANA – How much fuel can farmers save each year by transitioning from conventional tillage to continuous no-till? According to a new report from USDA’s Conservation…

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