They hope former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue's background in commercial farming means he'll advocate for trade deals Trump has railed against.
One official says there’s a growing interest at the federal level to improve food access issues with urban farming.
Most of the Hoosier prospects to run the U.S. Department of Agriculture were on the Trump campaign's agricultural advisory team.
The cash crop market may slowly be making its way out of a low-earning period.
Fuel and fertilizer costs have been low, but so have grain prices and crop insurance payouts.
Officials hope USDA housing initiatives will eventually help recovering addicts in rural areas transition to healthier lives.
A U.S. Department of Agriculture report released Friday predicts the second-largest corn crop in Indiana history, with the largest soybean crop.
During a year when abundant supplies are expected to drive prices down, the latest numbers from the USDA could be good news for farmers.
Critics say a new bill designed to tell people whether their food is genetically modified, may actually mask the contents.
Indiana's soybeans are only 15 percent planted as of this week, less than half their normal progress despite a recent surge in prices.