- Seminar-to-help-farmers-get-healthy Farming has been in a rough stretch. Farmers and their families bear the brunt of the associated challenges of making it through these types of periods, and thatâ€™s the catalyst for an upcoming seminar for farmers. A Cass County ag lawyer and farmer, John Schwarz has created the Strengthening and Sustaining Farms and Farmers […]
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- Saturday at the American Farm Bureau Annual Convention, Dr. Mike McCloskey, owner of Fair Oaks Farms, took the stage to address a crowded room about the steps they followed after an undercover animal activist group targeted their farm. They were made aware of the video nine months ago and then it was released in June. […]
- Farmer and rancher delegates to the American Farm Bureau Federationâ€™s 101st Annual Convention today adopted policies to guide the organizationâ€™s work in 2020 on key topics ranging from dairy to labor and climate change to conservation compliance. â€œDelegates from across the nation came together today to look ahead at issues and opportunities facing farms, ranches […]
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- Indiana Grown celebrated their upcoming five-year anniversary in the historic Statehouse with program members, partners and legislators on Tuesday. During the celebration the Indiana Grown team highlighted their major accomplishments and outlined key priorities for the year ahead. â€œHaving the Indiana Grown logo on a memberâ€™s product or storefront door seems to be a badge […]
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- Attendees at Purdue Extensionâ€™s 2020 Midwest Women in Agriculture Conference will explore a variety of personal, family and farm issues that affect their lives and businesses. The conference returns to Muncie at the Horizon Convention Center on Feb. 19-20. Speakers from Purdue Extension, Farm Credit Mid-America and Indiana Soybean Alliance will present breakout sessions. Topics […]
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- Agronomy Advice for 2020 At farm shows and winter meetings, farmers are seeking the recommendation of their favorite agronomists for the upcoming growing season. Rod King, with Dairyland Seeds, a familiar voice on Hoosier Ag Today, urges growers to plan for success in 2020. â€œI think guys are going to have to look very carefully […]
- Osborn Places 3rd at AFBF Young Farmers and Ranchers Discussion Meet Amie Osborn, VP and ag lender for First Farmers Bank & Trust in Miami County, had a good weekend. Representing Indiana Farm Bureau at the American Farm Bureau Convention, Osborn placed third in the Young Farmers and Ranchers Discussion Meet, taking home a prize […]
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- By Philip Brasher Agri-Pulse President Donald Trump on Sunday declared that the â€œbest days for Americaâ€™s farmers and ranchers are yet to comeâ€� following his new trade deals, and he repeatedly thanked producers for standing behind him amid the tariff war with China. Speaking at the American Farm Bureau Federationâ€™s annual convention for the third […]
- By Spencer Chase Agri-Pulse Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue promised farmers on Monday thatÂ his departmentÂ will play a key role in enforcing China’s pledges to purchase $80 billion in U.S. agricultural commodities over the next two years. Speaking at the annual gathering of the American Farm Bureau Federation in Austin, Texas, Perdue said USDA data will be […]
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- In its continuing effort to support youth pursuing careers in agriculture, Ceres Solutions will offer $25,000 through scholarships to high school seniors and college students this spring. Students receiving the scholarships are selected based on their commitment to agricultural youth programs and their desire to pursue higher education. â€œOur employee group and our Board of […]
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