The extension agents are gauging interest in the kind of food hub that would benefit local residents.
This is the first in a series taking a look at how family farms across Indiana have adapted to modern farming.
Officials say all tests for bovine tuberculosis on the possibly affected cattle have come back negative.
One farm safety expert says the agricultural industry is having trouble breaking through that plateau.
WFIU’s Dan Goldblatt grew up on a small chicken farm himself and takes a look at 4-H families who teach their kids poultry farming, from chick to frying pan.
In order to be eligible, farms had to have been owned by the same family for more than 100 consecutive years.
Hoping to take advantage of a window of dry weather, central Indiana farmers are scouring their land for areas that can be planted.
Members of the Indiana National Guard were in Afghanistan to pass on effective farming techniques.
As part of its mission in Afghanistan, the Indiana National Guard's Agribusiness Development Team must determine which products farmers should raise.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack visited Indiana Tuesday, touting the growth of a new energy economy and some factories hit hard by the auto industry slowdown.