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November 28, 2016

 

Crawford II groundbreaking

New Apartments To Provide Housing For Long-Term Homeless

The Crawford II apartments will house up to 43 people who have been homeless for an extended period of time.

November 28, 2016

 

Purdue University agricultural economist James Mintert explains to a small group of Hoosier farmers what's at stake in the upcoming Farm Bill reauthorization.

As Next Farm Bill Looms, Hoosier Producers Raise Concerns

At an Indiana Farm Bureau forum, some producers worried the Trump administration might cut the Farm Bill down to reduce spending and regulations.

November 25, 2016

 

South Circle Farm sells produce to a handful of markets and grocery stores in the city.

USDA Visits Indianapolis Urban Farm

One official says there’s a growing interest at the federal level to improve food access issues with urban farming.

November 23, 2016

 

A federal audit insinuates staffing problems are behind what it calls the agency’s “consistently poor performance” in many crucial areas.

IOSHA Staffing Issues Partially To Blame In Damning Federal Audit

Indiana is one of 22 states with its own OSHA plan, and thus is subject to an annual audit from federal OSHA.

November 23, 2016

 

Kokomo Highland Park Lights

Kokomo’s Highland Park Ready for Light Show Despite August Tornado

Mayor Goodnight says so far they’ve raised $83,000 for the “Rebuild Highland Park” fund.

November 23, 2016

 

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Eli Lilly’s Alzheimer’s Drug Fails Another Study

Lilly will not seek regulatory approval for the drug.

November 23, 2016

 

 This year, a 16 pound turkey will cost $22.56 -- a ten percent decrease from last year.

Thanksgiving Prices For Hoosiers Fall Below National Average

The Indiana Farm Bureau projects the average Thanksgiving meal will cost just under $47, a little more than $3 less than last year’s total.

November 22, 2016

 

From left to right: former Indiana Farm Bureau Don Villwock, Kip Tom of Tom Farms, Mike McCloskey of Fair Oaks Farms, Indiana State Agriculture Secretary Ted McKinney.

Indiana Farm Leaders In Running To Be Trump’s Agriculture Chief

Most of the Hoosier prospects to run the U.S. Department of Agriculture were on the Trump campaign's agricultural advisory team.

November 22, 2016

 

The order comes after Indiana joined 20 states in suing to block the rule before it took effect on Dec. 1.

Court Blocks Overtime Pay Rule Expansion After Indiana Lawsuit

Indiana joined 20 other states in suing to block the expansion of federal overtime pay rules.

November 22, 2016

 

corn

Farmland Values, Cash Crop Prices Could Stabilize By 2019

The cash crop market may slowly be making its way out of a low-earning period.

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