Increasingly, the soybean is being used in manufacturing — an ingredient in everything from glue to cleaning supplies to even furniture filling.
The Natural Resources Defense Council suggests farmers could avoid major losses if they used practices that promote soil health.
It's the first day of classes at Indiana University. A new partnership hopes to lessen the food that gets wasted before it hits the cafeterias.
The 24 teens in the program all sweat in the field. But they also transform the harvest into products like ketchup and become marketers of their business.
Niche fishermen are facing an unexpected challenge to their livelihood from the state of Oklahoma, which is selling the fish eggs at a deep discount.
Corn yields are expected to be 64 percent higher than they were last year.
Some wine makers in Indiana are on track for their best seasons to date.
From the outside it may not look like a bastion of the American agriculture industry. Inside, it holds one of the world’s largest collections of seed.
Farmers feel the pressure of feeding a growing global population and protecting the soil necessary to do that—all while operating a viable business.
We follow 500 hens from the pastures of Schacht Farm to the warehouse of the Hoosier Hills Food Bank.
Most CSA operations are small, serving dozens of customers. Others serve hundreds.
The cooperative business model, long a staple of Midwestern agricultural communities, is being adapted to serve a broader range of rural needs.
Adam Hintz is an avid forager, or someone who harvests uncultivated food – like acorns that fall along the bike path or dandelions growing in the backyard.
A pig virus previously found only in Asia and Europe has moved to the United States, killing pigs in 15 states, including Indiana.
It’s been a tough year for winter wheat farmers. Battling dry times in an often dry region has many farmers fearing a historically low harvest.
Visitors from all over the country flock to the Willowfield Lavender Farm each summer. The one-of-a-kind farm boasts organic produce and stunning landscapes.
Urban areas typically have the resources to help refugees adjust. Social service agencies have worked to find availble land for urban refugess to cultivate.
Indiana melon farmers are trying to better understand Food and Drug Administration requirements in preparations for upcoming inspections later this year.
Kids planted herbs and rolled seed bombs with the help of several seniors at Generations Gardening Together. We collected folks' gardening and food stories.
The Smithsonian is now working on 8,000-square-foot “American Enterprise” exhibition that will explore agriculture’s connection to finance, science and retail.