A legislative study committee took nearly six hours of public testimony Tuesday on confined animal feeding operations, or CAFOs.
The USDA is reorganizing its trade and rural development programs, while the White House takes aim at those issues in its own way.
The solar energy farm will run along Interstate 65 and will cover about seven acres.
Senator Donnelly says he met with around 30 or 40 farmers.
The animal may have been infected through the consumption of contaminated hay or grass or by being bit by flies who carry the bacteria’s spores.
The list of big agribusinesses pursuing mergers is growing. Fertilizer-makers Potash and Agrium will join forces, and Germany's Bayer is buying Monsanto.
A spike in loan applications has put the FSA close to its own lending record.
Heavy rains this summer and lower crop prices this fall are amplifying the strain Indiana farmers say they face from the state’s property tax structure.
Agricultural economists attribute the drop to a decline in crop prices.
The finalists for the so-called "Oscars of food" are scheduled to be announced Tuesday. Four Indiana chefs are in the running.