The proposal has stalled in committee for the past several years – but advocates for Hoosier vets say it's needed now more than ever.
Indiana issued eight citations among its state-inspected slaughterhouses from 2010 to 2015, and didn’t suspend production at any plants in the 12 years studied.
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.