Hens can live up to ten years but they only lay eggs for about five. That’s when most birds end up on the chopping block. But in cities, it’s more complicated.
Purdue agronomy professor Robert Nielsen says historical data doesn’t show a strong correlation between planting dates and crop yields.
A Purdue University investigation found that about 29 percent of Indiana’s honeybees died off this past winter.
The new farm bill includes three crop insurance options for farmers – this is the first time there's been more than one choice.
To find out what's inside a healthy queen bee, an IU Biology professor and other researchers looked at queen bees’ gut bacteria — called a microbiome.
Living Roots grows food organically, but since they are not USDA certified, Michael Hicks has to come up with other ways to describe their growing practices.
As farmer Mike Record describes, organic farming isn’t just about growing healthy soil. It's about paperwork and red tape.
As farmer Chris Vosters navigates through the later stages of her life, she remains dedicated to serving her customers and cooking kettle corn.
A spike in feed prices has resulted in rising wholesale meat costs, but that doesn't mean turkey will cost more this year.
Agriculture industry advocates plan to make recommendations to the legislature about how to label goods that are grown and produced locally.
Residents opposed to new large animal farms say they negatively impact the surrounding environment. Farmers say regulations are already too strict.
Regional food hubs work like online farmer's markets. A study will determine the demand for more hubs in Indiana.
Grocery delivery service Green BEAN Delivery plans to move and expand headquarters in Indianapolis.
Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus has killed up to 7 million pigs and could boost the price of pork by 12 percent.
Free meals at Indianapolis schools will begin this fall and are part of the USDA’s Community Eligibility Provision of the Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010.
Sherry Wise of the Wylie House describes how the act of seed saving preserves agricultural biodiversity and family traditions.
A new report from Feeding American says 16 percent of people in Indiana are food insecure.
The cost of limes is skyrocketing, making them harder to get at local bars and restaurants.
Oliver Winery should have enough inventory to meet demand this year, but it is still determining how much wine it will be able to make for future years.
Urban farming pioneer Will Allen says campus gardens, like the one at Indiana University, are popping up all over the country.