Posts tagged Farmers

December 3, 2012

 

The food hub would act as an aggregation point for smaller farmers to gather and market their products.

Central Indiana Food Hub To Begin This Spring

Food hubs allow consumers to connect with farmers in a virtual marketplace.

September 17, 2012

 

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Drought Increases Risk Of Harvest Season Accidents

State officials are urging farmers to use precaution as the drought has increased risks for fire, harmful dust and mold due to decomposition.

September 13, 2012

 

Locally grown vegetables.

Local Shoppers Ignore Study Saying Organic Is Not Healthier

Local business has not been affected by a Stanford University study that found organic food was no more nutritional than conventional food.

August 10, 2012

 

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Will Drought Increase Food Prices?

The Secretary of Agriculture says the drought alone, is not enough to cause a big spike in food prices.

July 19, 2012

 

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USDA Officials To Visit Johnson County Farm To View Drought

USDA officials spent Wednesday in northern parts of the state and will head to Johnson County Thursday.

July 9, 2012

 

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Federal Farm Bill Passage Needed To Offset State Drought

State officials say a federal farm bill could help alleviate the costs of this year's drought.

June 27, 2012

 

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Farmland Prices On The Rise

Indiana farmland values jumped by nearly 23-percent from 2010 to 2011.

June 1, 2012

 

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USDA Closing Martinsville Farm Service Office

The USDA is closing an office in Martinsville that offers farmers assistance in applying for loans and complying with federal regulations.

September 21, 2011

 

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No Decline In Indiana Farm Deaths

One farm safety expert says the agricultural industry is having trouble breaking through that plateau.

June 6, 2011

 

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Wet Spring Affecting Indiana Crops

There won't be a bumper crop this year, but depending on summer weather, most farmers should recover.

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