Indiana is one of six states that allows hemp cultivation for commercial purposes.
Large populations of slugs are damaging soybeans and corn, leaving Indiana farmers at a deficit.
Corn is more than halfway planted and a quarter of soybeans are planted.
The proposal has stalled in committee for the past several years – but advocates for Hoosier vets say it's needed now more than ever.
Going cage-free is a costly, time-consuming process for even the biggest egg producers, like Indiana's Rose Acre Farms.
Senator Donnelly says he met with around 30 or 40 farmers.
The organization will recognize the economic and cultural contributions that agriculture makes to Indiana during the March 21 celebration.
The nine university, multi-year research and extension project wrapped up this year.
Between 1982 and 2012, residential and commercial developments claimed more than 740,000 acres of land that had been cropland, forest land and prairie.
Wolkins says an earlier version of the bill contained confusing language, which prompted dozens of people to testify against it and contact his office.