With 71 percent of Indiana’s corn crop rated in poor to very poor condition, farmers are looking for whatever help they can get.
USDA officials spent Wednesday in northern parts of the state and will head to Johnson County Thursday.
The USDA has declared 55 counties in Indiana natural disaster areas because of the lack of rain.
The USDA is closing an office in Martinsville that offers farmers assistance in applying for loans and complying with federal regulations.
Indiana produces a significant amount of biofuels that could potentially be used in commercial and military airplanes.
Eli Lilly manufactures the new Alzheimer's drug.
Cincinnati-based Kroger is the latest supermarket to announce it will no longer sell "pink slime."
Bloomington staff and programs have moved to the USDA’s Bloomfield office.
The U.S. Farm Service Agency held a public meeting Thursday to address farmers’ concerns about the possible closing of the office in Martinsville.
The USDA says it will avoid layoffs through retirements and transfers.