The law requires any eggs sold in California to come from hens that have space to stretch out in their cages.
Bruce Kettler will be the new director of the Indiana State Department of Agriculture. Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch announced the appointment Friday.
The study updates the social cost of carbon, which previously relied on some data from the 1980s.
New research from Purdue University finds that climate change could have far more adverse impacts on agriculture than originally thought.
The apple is the product of a breeding program involving Purdue University.
USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue says his agency is also focused on NAFTA negotiations and confirming his undersecretaries.
Indiana grain farmers are hustling to keep up with harvest as fall progresses.
Critics are hopeful the legislature will impose rules to lessen the environmental affects of CAFOs next year.
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.
Indiana's director of agriculture was confirmed Tuesday as nation's first undersecretary for foreign agricultural trade.