An Indiana native is being named to a U.S. Department of Agriculture post overseeing rural issues.
The USDA has been actively investigating Wildlife in Need since 2013 and has cited owner Tim Stark with multiple animal welfare violations.
The USDA is reorganizing its trade and rural development programs, while the White House takes aim at those issues in its own way.
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.