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May 1, 2017


Indiana Veterinarians Urge Congress To Free Up Loan Pay-Off Funds

The proposal has stalled in committee for the past several years – but advocates for Hoosier vets say it's needed now more than ever.

April 19, 2017


Indiana Egg Producers Scramble To Meet Corporate Cage-Free Demand

Going cage-free is a costly, time-consuming process for even the biggest egg producers, like Indiana's Rose Acre Farms.

April 12, 2017


Senator Donnelly Meets With Farmers In Vincennes

Senator Donnelly says he met with around 30 or 40 farmers.

March 13, 2017


Indiana’s Family Of Farmers To Celebrate Agriculture Day

The organization will recognize the economic and cultural contributions that agriculture makes to Indiana during the March 21 celebration.

March 9, 2017


Purdue-led Project Helps Farmers Adapt To Climate Change

The nine university, multi-year research and extension project wrapped up this year.

February 20, 2017


Residential, Commercial Sprawl Threatens Farmland In Indiana

Between 1982 and 2012, residential and commercial developments claimed more than 740,000 acres of land that had been cropland, forest land and prairie.

February 15, 2017


CAFO Bill Passes House Committee, But More Clarifications Expected

Wolkins says an earlier version of the bill contained confusing language, which prompted dozens of people to testify against it and contact his office.

February 10, 2017


Purdue Study Quantifies Rural Impacts Of Farmland Property Tax Cut

Indiana taxes farmland mainly on the value of crops the soil can produce. But that calculation has lagged behind the current crop market.

February 6, 2017


Farm Trade Uncertainties Loom Over Purdue Ag Alumni Fish Fry

Political and economic uncertainties were on the minds of Purdue agriculture alumni at their annual Fish Fry in Indianapolis Saturday.

January 31, 2017


Indiana Popcorn Harvest Sets Record 500M Pounds In 2016

Experts say warmer and drier weather than normal created perfect conditions for last year's crop.

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