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April 19, 2017

 

chicken worker

Indiana Egg Producers Scramble To Meet Cage-Free Demand

Going cage-free is a costly, time-consuming process for even the biggest egg producers, like Indiana's Rose Acre Farms.

April 4, 2017

 

bison

Bison Make A Comeback In Indiana

The growth bison ranches in Indiana are experiencing is being fueled by a surge in popularity of bison meat as an alternative to beef.

March 16, 2017

 

carts

Bill Would Lift Savings Limit For Food Stamp Recipients

Some committee members are also concerned about the lack of regulation on what SNAP can be used to purchase.

January 24, 2017

 

shopping

Bill Easing Drug Offender SNAP Ineligibility OK’d By Committee

A federal law prohibits former criminals convicted of, for example, trafficking controlled substances, from receiving food stamp benefits.

January 9, 2017

 

jeff bailey

Young People Joining Agriculture Industry Face Tough Conditions

Young farmers are necessary to sustain the agricultural economy in the state, but they face a difficult farming environment.

December 1, 2016

 

american flag on a barn

Farmers Are Courting Trump, But They Don’t Speak For All Of Rural America

With Donald Trump's victory, farmers are hoping to profit. But most rural Americans aren't farmers. Small towns have their own priorities.

October 10, 2016

 

Tom Troxel

In Rural Indiana, Farm Veterinarians In Short Supply

Indiana's 200 or so veterinarians do a lot of driving, and starting in January, they'll need to do even more.

October 5, 2016

 

persimmon sweet potato pudding

There’s Sweet Potato In My Persimmon Pudding

It's time you upgraded your traditional persimmon pudding recipe.

August 4, 2016

 

4-H participant and cow

As Agriculture Modernizes, County Fairs Work To Keep Pace

It's fair season in Indiana. This means lots of 4-H activities happening around the state -- but they might not be the ones you're picturing.

July 5, 2016

 

corn crops

Should Corn Be Knee High By The Fourth Of July? Not Anymore

Changes in how we farm means taller corn by Independence Day.

May 12, 2016

 

Mirangue made from legume water decorates a vegan lemon pie

Chickpea Meringues Sweeten Vegan Plates

An Indiana software engineer has whipped up a frothy vegan alternative to egg whites.

February 26, 2016

 

CSA (Community Supported Agriculture)

Hoosier Popcorn, Which CSA Will You Choose, Two Pickles

What does it take to run a successful community supported agriculture program? A look at Indiana's popcorn industry. And, two types of pickles for spring foods.

January 25, 2016

 

turkeys

Seven Things To Know About The 2016 Bird Flu

Although this outbreak is so far relatively small, it is a concern because of last year’s devastating avian flu outbreak in the upper Midwest.

November 10, 2015

 

hemp conference

Grassroots Group Hosts Hemp Symposium In Noblesville

The Indiana Hemp Industries Association hosted four speakers who talked about the many obstacles preventing hemp from going mainstream in the state.

July 17, 2015

 

pouring bring over taqueria pickles

The #BoycottIndiana Effect, Taqueria Pickles, Indiana Wines

Small producers still feel the effects of #BoycottIndiana. Farmers could be forced to improve worker housing. And, pickles for tacos with No Coast Reserve.

June 3, 2015

 

kachoris

Kachoris, Baked And Vegan

Kachoris are fried and flaky pastry snacks, but I decided to bake them instead.

February 4, 2015

 

rye

Protecting Farmland, Water Supply With Cover Crops

Cover crops, like crimson clover and hairy vetch, grow during the winter when everything else freezes.

January 12, 2015

 

indiana farmland

Indiana Bill Would Block Local Control Over Factory Farms

An Indiana state senator has introduced a bill that would remove local counties' ability to block large-scale livestock operations within their jurisdiction.

January 7, 2015

 

indiana statehouse

Indiana Senator Introduces GMO Labeling Bill

Indiana state Senator Dennis Kruse recognizes his bill requiring labels on foods containing GMOs faces an uphill battle.

August 10, 2014

 

U-Pick Strawberries

Summer Berry Picking: Strawberries

Strawberry picking, though delicious, is tougher than you might think! I used some of my harvest to make Strawberry Chia Jam.

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