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December 4, 2017

 

Eggs

Indiana Among States Challenging California Egg Law

The law requires any eggs sold in California to come from hens that have space to stretch out in their cages.

December 1, 2017

 

Plowing farmland

Lt. Gov. Announces New State Agriculture Director

Bruce Kettler will be the new director of the Indiana State Department of Agriculture. Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch announced the appointment Friday.

November 30, 2017

 

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Climate Change Could Be Costlier For Farmers, Study Finds

The study updates the social cost of carbon, which previously relied on some data from the 1980s.

November 30, 2017

 

Soybeans and corn grow in front of wind turbines at the Meadow Lake wind farm in northwest Indiana.

Climate Change Could Be Costlier For Farmers, Study Finds

New research from Purdue University finds that climate change could have far more adverse impacts on agriculture than originally thought.

November 22, 2017

 

Not many students have participated in the existing three-year program, and there's been little study on whether such degree tracks are effective in the first place.

French Company Wins World Rights To Purdue-affiliated Apple

The apple is the product of a breeding program involving Purdue University.

October 26, 2017

 

USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue addresses reporters Wednesday flanked by FFA members.

USDA Sec. Perdue Implores FFA Members To Be ‘Advocates For Truth’

USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue says his agency is also focused on NAFTA negotiations and confirming his undersecretaries.

October 24, 2017

 

A Mann family farmer dumps freshly harvested corn kernels from a hopper truck into underground conveyor belts that feed storage bins at White Oak Farms in Cloverdale.

Hoosier Farmers Toil As Corn Harvest Drags On

Indiana grain farmers are hustling to keep up with harvest as fall progresses.

October 19, 2017

 

A confined feeding operation in Hancock County.

CAFO Committee Finalizes Report To General Assembly

Critics are hopeful the legislature will impose rules to lessen the environmental affects of CAFOs next year.

October 12, 2017

 

A crop of browned soybeans await harvest in a White County field in early October. A white house and a grain silo are in the distance.

Months Of Wonky Weather Could Delay Indiana’s Harvest

The state's soybean crop is 42 percent harvested as of this week, about the same as average. But the corn crop lags at just 24 percent.

October 5, 2017

 

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Indiana’s Ted McKinney Confirmed To USDA Trade Post

Indiana's director of agriculture was confirmed Tuesday as nation's first undersecretary for foreign agricultural trade.

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