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September 29, 2014

 

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USDA Provides Funding To Boost Local, Organic Food

New grant opportunities are available across the country today for local and organic food suppliers and farmers.

March 24, 2014

 

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Farm Bureau Educating Farmers On Farm Bill Regulations

After Congress passed an extensive Farm Bill this year, the Indiana Farm Bureau is holding information meetings to inform Hoosier farmers on the changes.

March 7, 2014

 

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What Hemp Legalization Would Look Like In Indiana

Hemp advocates say legalizing the plant could be a boon to Indiana's economy.

February 7, 2014

 

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Farm Bill Adds Tax To Locally Grown, Live Christmas Trees

The new Farm Bill includes a 15 cent tax on live Christmas trees that will go toward a marketing campaign to increase sales.

February 4, 2014

 

Indiana Farmers are hoping to get back benefits from the government.

Farm Bill Passes, Indiana Senators Vote In Favor

Both of Indiana's U.S. senators voted in favor of the bill, which now heads to President Obama.

January 29, 2014

 

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Farm Bill Passage Doesn’t Mean Less Benefits For Hoosiers

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a new Farm Bill , which cuts SNAP benefits and farm subsidies. But these reductions aren't bad things for Hoosiers.

December 23, 2013

 

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2013 Was A Hard Year For The Farm Bill

Indiana experts reflect on the stalemate in Congress over the Farm Bill, and look to the bill's future next year.

October 30, 2013

 

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Indiana’s Congressional Members Reignite Farm Bill Debate

Legislators have largely agreed to cut back on direct payments to farmers, but they disagree on whether to cut food stamps.

September 30, 2013

 

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New Farm Bill Could Save Indiana Taxpayers

The Farm Bill expires today, and if Congress passes the proposed new bill, would eliminate some of the direct payments to farmers.

September 17, 2013

 

Marlin Stutzman

Indiana Congressman Loses GOP Post After Farm Bill Proposal

Rep. Marlin Stutzman is no longer an assistant whip because he advocated for splitting the Farm Bill into an agricultural and a food stamp bill.

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