- Hoosier Ag Today, Indiana’s leading farm radio network, is proud to announce the addition of Eric Pfeiffer to the largest and most experienced farm broadcast staff in Indiana. A native Hoosier educated at Purdue, Pfeiffer has extensive experience in radio and communications technology. Pfeiffer will manage the news gathering operation for both radio and digital […]
- The Agribusiness Council of Indiana has approved a merger with the Indiana Seed Trade Association. The vote was taken in December and announced this week. The organization is strengthened by the merger, and ACI president Amy Cornell says it is not their first merger. “The Agribusiness Council itself was originally formed by a merger between […]
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- Planting Green Produces Better Yields For farmers using cover crops, burning down those crops before planting is a common practice. One farmer, however, has had success planting into his cover crop while it is still green. Trey Hill grows corn and soybeans in Maryland. He has found that not burning down his cover crop […]
- A new coalition of agriculture groups is focusing on the importance of the North American Free Trade Agreement. More than 30 organizations across the agriculture sector announced the formation of Americans for Farmers and Families, noting that food and agriculture supports 43 million U.S. jobs and depends on trade with Canada and Mexico. The group […]
- American drivers have logged another billion miles on E15 in just the past three months, according to Growth Energy, which says the total number of miles driven on E15 now sits at more than three billion. Growth Energy CEO Emily Schor says the growth comes from “forward-thinking retailers who have figured out that E15 is […]
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- Kron Worried About Lack of Farm Bill Action When Indiana Farm Bureau President Randy Kron attended the Fort Wayne Farm Show last year, all the talk was about what farmers wanted in the new Farm Bill. For the past year, both on a state and national level, there has been considerable discussion on what the […]
- DC-farm-bill-frustration Much of what makes news in Washington is connected to creating further delays in writing a new farm bill. One example right now is the lack of a budget deal to keep the government open, and add immigration and border wall disputes to the mix as well. Farm bills are never easy to write, […]
- President Donald Trump has nominated just seven of the 13 Agriculture Department positions that require Senate confirmation. The Senate has confirmed just four nominations: Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, Deputy Secretary Steve Censky, and Undersecretaries Ted McKinney and Greg Ibach. The undersecretary nomination of Bill Northey remains on hold by Senator Ted Cruz, and one Trump […]
- Brazil is considering removing a 20 percent tariff on ethanol imports from the United States. An agriculture official from Brazil said Wednesday that the decision could depend on the U.S. lifting a ban on fresh beef exports from Brazil. Brazil imposed the ethanol tax last year on U.S. imports that exceed a 600-million-liter annual quota […]
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- Ft-Wayne-show-opens Day one of the Fort Wayne Farm Show on Tuesday saw good crowds despite low commodity prices. According to Rod King with Brodbeck Seeds, “It is January, so everyone is optimistic right now.” He told HAT on the trade show floor that farmers have been talking about planting more soybeans, “Based on our sales, […]
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